Bridgepoint has been chosen as the preferred bidder in the auction for Leeds Bradford Airport. The airport which handled 2.6 million passengers in 2005 was being sold by five councils. It is understood that Bridgepoint offered in the region of £130-£140m.
Sponsor remains on the road for its eighth flagship fund amid turmoil at CEO-level, with fundraising lagging behind peers KKR and EQT
Sponsor has held a EUR 150m first close for its latest fund and will back Central European businesses with flexible capital
Lazard to advise on auction for Dutch cloud-based contact centre and dialogue-management platform
AEA and management have reinvested for a minority stake in the Danish logistics provider