Real Deals explores how a small band of private equity origination partners are using unique skills to land deals for their firms in a competitive market.
For the first time, Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal have attracted more private equity investment than the UK and Ireland.
ADM Capital has raised $100m for its first food and agriculture-focused fund. Real Deals looks into the world of these sector specialists.
As the Spanish economy continues to grow, the latest fundraising figures hint that Iberia’s standing in the private equity world could be on the rise.
Earlier this month Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, wrote a somewhat disapproving memo on the subject of subscription line financing. His is not the first criticism of the practice, and other commentators have warned that it could effectively be fleecing LPs. But is subscription line financing really so bad?
Gresham House Strategic makes its returns from applying private equity techniques to listed companies. But its strategy could also prove profitable for more traditional GPs.
The firm’s investment in soft beverages company Clearly Drinks looks set to benefit from the upcoming sugar tax.
PronoKal now has sales in excess of €42m and presence in 15 countries in Europe and Latin America, with a patient base of over 300,000 people and more than 2,500 prescribing doctors.
Real Deals attended the Impact Investing World Forum last month to gauge the latest trends from this burgeoning sector.
The firm navigated a challenging recession period and sold the tyre business to Japanese trade buyer Sumitomo for £215m this month.