The Carlyle Group is to dispose of its remaining 10.3% stake in Qinetiq, the former Ministry of Defence laboratories. Qinetiq was floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of £1.4bn in January 2006 at which point Carlyle reduced its stake earning £194m. The completion of a full exit is expected to see the investor bag more than £330m in total from the asset.
Multi-family office has seen strong appetite, with investor base growing since 2016 to more than 90 family offices, Meiping Yap told Unquote
Sponsor deploys Permira VIII to ride new wave of take-privates; Blackstone commits GBP 200m in financing for UK-based CRO
Sponsor acquired the public software group in July 2017 via the same-year vintage Partners Group Global Value 2017
EQT and Cinven seen as bellweather for funds to reassess options for listed assets trading underwater