Manufacturing has not been a favoured sector of buyout firms, but deal activity is picking up thanks to technology and a pivot towards value-add services.
The joint venture, led by former 3i dealmaker Maite Ballester, is raising €200m to invest in small and mid-sized Spanish companies with the potential to grow in Latin America.
Newcomer Capital D is pursuing an investment strategy which combines classic private equity and operational skills with innovative digital techniques.
Some in the industry hoped presidential reforms would reach state funds like Bpifrance and parent Caisse des Dépôt.
Mid-market firms are taking advantage of a highly favourable fundraising market to target smaller deals through dedicated funds. But how successful will these lower mid-market endeavours be?
Olivier Millet, head of Eurazeo PME and chairman of the newly rebranded trade body France Invest, believes the election of Emmanuel Macron has reinvigorated the French business community.
Rhian Elston, from the Development Bank of Wales, explains why private equity and corporates are taking notice of investment opportunities in Wales.
It’s far from a new phenomenon, but LPs are bulking up their deal teams and diversifying their investment initiatives – and private equity firms...
Following the collapse of UK retailer BHS last year, pensions became a hot button topic for the government and dealmakers alike. As a result,...
8 in ten of EU citizens in UK private equity want to emigrate after the Brexit vote. Meanwhile the recruitment pool is shrinking.