Why private equity is hot on healthcare

Reputational risk and soaring costs have done little to dampen private equity interest in healthcare deals.

Privet exits Vivid Toy Group to trade buyer Goliath

Privet has sold UK-based Vivid, which works with brands including Crayola and Thunderbirds, to global toy group Goliath. It bought it in March 2017.

The place benefitting from Brexit that won’t admit it

Private equity firms are flocking to Luxembourg thanks to Brexit. But few of the grand duchy's residents seem happy about this.

Mantra secures two fund closes

Mantra, the alternative asset manager, has reached a €120m final close on its secondary fund MSO II and a first close for its fund-of-funds MPO 2018.
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Alvarez & Marsal launches Benelux private equity business

Alvarez & Marsal has hired Jessika van Veen to lead the new practice. She previously held a senior role at office supplies business Staples.

Lemon joins fund adviser Triago as partner

Former Agilitas partner Lemon will originate and execute fundraising mandates and advise GPs across primary and secondary markets.