Rothschild is reported to have been mandated with the sale the 25% holding of billionaire August von Finck in international construction group Hochtief. Strategic as well as financial investors are said to have already approached the French investment bank. Previously the privately held 25% stake in the listed Hochtief group had been regarded as a deterrent against unfriendly takeovers.
GP buys substantial minority in Belgium-based industrial bread-making machinery specialist
Ardian acquires Crédit Mutuel Equity's stake in the France-based packaging manufacturer
Fund-of-funds invests in primary and secondary private equity funds across the US, Europe and Asia
GP buys the company from private equity house B4 Investimenti and founders Giuseppe and Luca Cerea