21 March

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Bridges banks £155m; EQT veteran launches new impact fund

In the minority

Private equity firms are turning to minority transactions in increasing numbers, but landing a non-control deal requires a different approach to pursuing a buyout

Ready for battle

As Europe braces itself for an economic downturn, the ABL community is unperturbed. This is an industry in its element

Eurazeo’s evolution

Eurazeo’s transformation over the last 24 months points to where the industry as a whole is heading

A view from Berlin

EQT’s deputy managing partner Lennart Blecher shares his reflections on SuperReturn

Driving returns

Investindustrial takes another spin in the automotive sector with a majority stake in Morgan Motor Company; baking in profits in Italy

Debt partnerships

Debt partnerships between banks and institutions have emerged as an alternative to traditional debt funds

Behind the curve

Research looking into how LPs negotiate with GPs delivers unflattering findings

Return of the insurers

Reforms to the capital charges regime in Europe could see insurers make a buyout comeback

Q&A: Andy powell

Rutland’s Andy Powell discusses making long-term investment decisions in uncertain times and why troubled sectors like casual dining still present opportunity

People

Summit makes a round of promotions; HQ’s succession plans

Vulture

Reassuringly expensive; service with a smile; feeling left out