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Nordic firm FSN backs Swedish safety systems business Holmbergs

Sales by Holmbergs grew at a CAGR of 18.5 per cent between 2014 and 2016.
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Mega-deals lift buyout activity in 2017

In 2017 so far the European M&A market has seen 11 deals worth over €1bn, already more than the 10 mega-deals completed in the whole of 2016.
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Palatine exits UK medical insurance provider Chase Templeton

Palatine has sold Chase Templeton to US-based Nevada Investments after a four-year hold.
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EQT takes minority stake in €3bn German medical devices business Ottobock

EQT will acquire 20 per cent of Ottobock through its seventh buyout fund, EQT VII.

Alantra sells Probos to German trade buyer Surteco for €99m

Probos is a manufacturer of thermoplastic products with plants in Portugal and Brazil.
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Endless’s Enact backs Theo Fennell MBO

Investment in jeweller Theo Fennell comes from Enact, a cash pool earmarked by Endless for investment in UK SMEs out of its £525m fourth fund.