Monday, February 19, 2018

Blackstone brings in bankers to sell Tangerine

Blackstone has hired Houlihan Lokey to prepare confectionary group Tangerine for a sale that could value the business at between £100m and £120m.

Gilde Buyout exits foam products producer Synbra to trade

Synbra, a Dutch company, will be acquired by Bewi Group, a Swedish packaging business.
North Yorkshire Timber Cairngorm

Cairngorm acquires North Yorkshire Timber to merge with Thornbridge

North Yorkshire Timber and Thornbridge will together generate revenues of over £50m across 15 branches.

Private Equity Awards 2018: Advisory Shortlists Announced

Real Deals is pleased to announce the advisory awards shortlists for the 2018 Private Equity Awards. The shortlists recognise the achievements of the lenders and advisers who have gone above and beyond over the past year.
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First-time fundraising slumps in 2017

Despite some high-profile success stories, first-time fundraising fell by almost 28 per cent last year.

Ardian expands global network with new Tokyo office

Ardian's Tokyo office will be led by Kanji Takenaka, who joins as head of Japan and managing director from Harbourvest.
PwC Swedent

IK carves out business services arm from PwC Sweden

The company has operated as a separate division within PwC Sweden. It posted turnover of more than SEK 950m in 2017 and has grown at eight per cent per annum over the last three years.
Co-investment Essling Fund

Essling Capital closes second co-investment fund at €115m

Essling Co-Invest 2 closed €15m above its hard cap after five months on the road and has already deployed 40 per cent of its commitments.

LDC adds two to Reading office

Chris Wright has relocated from LDC’s North West team, while Chris Morris joins from the acquisition finance unit at Lloyds Banking Group.

EOS Investment Management acquires Eurofiere

Milan-based Eurofiere creates exhibition stands and temporary stores for clients including Oakley, Versace and Fiat.
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