Slightly more than a quarter (27%) of European buyouts were sourced from other private equity firms in the first three months of 2018, against more than a third over the comparable period last year.
Afinum seeks to grow the company's business in Germany and to expand abroad
Argos will back the France-based manufacturer and distributor of explosives for civil use
Exit follows HTGF's initial investment in the Internet-of-Things company in 2010
Acquired businesses include Bensons for Beds, Harveys Furniture, Relyon and Steinhoff UK Beds