EMI is being circled by One Equity, the private equity group associated with JP Morgan. The music publisher has been the subject of private equity speculation since last November. It was first courted by Permira which was understood to have considered a £2.5bn bid for the London listed-group. One Equity was first reported to be in talks with EMI in February.
UCL Technology Fund closed on £50m in January 2016 and is now fully deployed
All five lawyers have joined from Clifford Chance and will focus on mandates for private equity firms
Deal is part of a buy-and-build strategy pursued by the GP to strengthen Italcanditi's market position
Tavola already owns Frische und Service's Swiss market peer Ceposa, which it acquired in 2018