According to reports, Bridgepoint is set to buy 200-strong sandwich chain Prêt A Manger from its consortium of vendors for £350m. Rothschilds was hired last year to run a sale process. A price tag of £400m was originally suggested but it is understood that a number of interested buyers have since dropped out.
Fourth core infrastructure secondaries fund is set to be twice the size of its predecessor
IK backed the France-based business in 2014 via its IK VII fund, which closed on €1.7bn in 2013
Move comes as funds invested in DC have exceeded £1bn, but exposure to private markets assets was already available to DB members
GP bought the fasteners and fixings manufacturer as part of a succession process for the company