First Reserve Corporation has reached an agreement with the board of Abbot Group Plc to acquire the oil services group from the London Stock Exchange in a £906m deal. Specialist US-based energy investor First Reserve has offered 390p per share for Aberdeen-based Abbot. Candover was reported to have made a 370p per share offer for the company.
GP plans to acquire a majority stake in the business, according to a competition authority filing
New GP specialising in healthcare has already deployed 65% of the fund's target
Decision made to halt an initial public offering as a result of volatile market conditions
Sweden-based technology investor has been listed on the Swedish stock exchange since 1997