Europe was home to a record number of deals in the first nine months of the year, with Unquote estimating that the aggregate value of investments could approach EUR 400bn by year-end.
EQT IX is expected to be 70-75% invested following the deal
Previous fund held a final close in 2012 with capital commitments of USD 840m
MoU marks LBO France's first foray into the Chinese market, with plans to open a local office
ECI bought the asset from Phoenix less than three years ago