The US private equity firm JC Flowers is believed to have offered 175p per share, or £4.1bn, for UK insurer Friends Provident. JC Flowers had shown an interest in Northern Rock at the early-stages of the "auction" for the lender. Last week, JC Flowers built up a 1.8% stake in Friends Provident.
Fund invests equity tickets in the range of €200m-1bn in North American and European companies
Freight service makes its second bolt-on of 2020, having acquired Nova Traffic in May
Clinics will operate under MVZ Meine Gynäkologie Lüdenscheid, a Meine Radiologie Holding subsidiary
GP is deploying capital from its second fund, which closed in 2017 on €600m