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Matchesfashion.com

Apax, KKR and Permira set to bid for Matchesfashion.com

Matchesfashion.com reported that sales for the year to the end of January had climbed 61 per cent to £204m, with Ebitda up sixfold to £19m.
Sebia

CDPQ to acquire Sebia stake from Astorg and Montagu

Sebia is an in-vitro diagnostics company focusing on oncology, genetic haemoglobin and metabolic disorders. Astorg and Montagu acquired Sebia from Cinven in 2014.
Gess

Capiton sells Gess Group to JR Holding

Capiton first backed Gess Group in September 2010 and has supported the company’s acquisitions of Best Job IT and Graeber & Partner.
Core Capital Avonside UK roofing private equity

Core Capital backs UK roofing business Avonside

Core is Avonside’s first institutional investor and has taken a significant minority stake in the business.
returns

Buyouts today will not produce double-digit returns, says survey

Palico survey finds that 59 per cent of GPs and LPs do not expect the average buyout to earn at least 10 per cent annually amid high purchase prices.

Stirling-backed Siblu raises €30m for bolt-on acquisitions

The portfolio company has also agreed a reduction of the pricing and improved flexibility of the covenants and terms of use.