It is understood that Cinven, which had joined the Apax and Goldman Sachs consortium, has withdrawn from the auction for a 50.5% stake in German media group ProSiebenSat1. The remaining potential buyers are believed to include Turkish media giant Dogan and the private equity consortia consisting of Permira and KKR, as well as Apax and Goldman Sachs.
This is the second deal inked by the GP via Wisequity V, which closed on its €260m hard-cap in July 2019
Pascal Meysson joins from Alcentra and has previous experience at Deutsche Bank and Charterhouse
Mirabaud is reportedly planning to invest via its Living Heritage private equity fund
HIG invested from its Growth Buyout Equity Fund III to acquire Vernacare from Palatine