Richard Lambert the director-general of the Confederation of British Industry praised private equity houses in a speech today. Hitting back at the recent trade union criticism which has also stirred senior Labour Party voices, Lambert asserted that private equity offers a compelling model to improve business performance which has seen companies return to the stock markets in far more robust shape than when they were previously listed.
High-net-worth individuals and family offices are hunting for yield, concerned about low interest rates and market volatility
Fund expects to hit its target in the first quarter of 2020 and has already made six investments
Soprome and BTC Capital also back the takeover of the security services company
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