15 December

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Alpha Bites

Electra Partners rebrands; term loan Bs head to the mid-market

The mother of all problems

Private equity must not bury its head in the sand on maternity leave

Shop until you drop

Black Friday is causing retailers to reassess their models

The making of a green giant

Demeter Partners and venture capital house Emertec Gestion team up to create a green powerhouse

A Turkish delight

Mediterra breaks new ground with its latest exit

IK in record fundraising year

The firm raised more than €2bn across two funds

At one with nature

YFM makes a 40x return on Go Outdoors

Coller Capital Barometer

Five things we learned from the latest LP survey

UK mid-market debt 2016

Coverage of Real Deals’ conference on all things debt

Deals in brief

A round up of deals from the past few weeks

People

Jo Taylor promoted at OTTP

Vulture

Weapons of mass marketing; irresponsible investment from Brewdog