The value of private equity-backed acquisitions across Europe fell to a five-year low in 2008 amidst continuing illiquidity in the debt markets and a worsening macroeconomic climate, dropping by 61% from 2007's record high of more than EUR 184bn to EUR 73bn, according to the latest European Buyout Review , published by unquote" in association with Bridgepoint.
Transaction also financed with a €10m senior debt from LCL, BNP Paribas, Bred Banque Populaire and CIC
GP acquires a 49% stake in the company for €1.06bn, while the reminder is retained by current owner Atlantia
LDC invested £20m in Mitrefinch in 2016 for a minority stake and has supported the company in doubling revenues
Omega managing director Claudio Nessi and principal Francesco Draetta will join the company's board