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.
GPs back energy supply services provider GreenYellow to support its expansion abroad
CapAgro is currently investing via its Innovation fund, which held a final close on €124m in 2017
Caledonia bought a 98.9% stake in the company for £117.2m and provided a short-term bridging loan
Nemera is valued at more than €1bn and will post a 2018 EBITDA of €70m, say reports