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Mid-market multiples dip as trade buyers step back

The multiples paid for European mid-market companies fell by four per cent to 9.1x Ebitda in Q4 2017, according to the latest Argos Mid-Market Index.
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Hg expands senior team with partner appointments

Nick Jordan, Thorsten Toepfer, Jean-Baptiste Brian and Andrew Jessop have been promoted to partner.
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ATP closes sixth fund of funds at €800m

ATP's new fund will aim to make fewer but larger investments in buyout and distressed vehicles.
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Summit Partners buys Elatec from Deutsche Private Equity

Elatec, a manufacturer of RFID readers, has nearly doubled turnover and headcount during DPE's two years of ownership.

BGF opens Wales office

BGF’s activities in Wales are led by Paul Oldham. Its investments include retailer BVG Group and waste management company Wales Environmental.
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SCOR and LBO France launch debt fund targeting €300m

The fund, managed by SCOR, will take senior secured stakes in lower mid-market European buyout financings.