Reports suggest that the IPO of BC Partners-backed chemicals business Brenntag is to go ahead in the new year, with the private equity owner having mandated Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Merrill Lynch to manage the listing, which could raise as much as EUR 1.5bn.
Shares have been sold to institutional investors for €15.8 a share
Add-on is the first since LDC and Ares provided financing of £100m to the telecoms company in 2019
Acquisition of the fire safety systems provider is the first from the GP's €1.1bn eighth fund
Fresh capital will go towards increasing delivery speed and geographic footprint