There were 1,204 companies in the UK backed by a buyout house at the end of 2017, according to Unquote analysis. The figure has steadily increased since 2012 when there were 1,005, which is no surprise given the rising momentum of the buyout market and supportive levels of fundraising.
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Following the deal, Capital Croissance will reinvest in the company by acquiring a minority holding
Momentum Invest I, targeting France-based and services-focused SMEs, exceeds €100m target
Beacon Capital and Tiny VC also took part in the round for the genomics data software company