real deals mid-market 2018

The key talking points from Real Deals Mid-Market 2018

Fund restructuring, succession, carry and gender equality were among the themes debated by private equity's leading dealmakers and investors at Mid-Market 2018.
ik investment partners

IK closes sophomore small-cap fund on €550m

The new vehicle is nearly twice as large as IK's €277m debut small cap fund, which it raised less than two years ago.
nucom group

General Atlantic in €1.8bn ProSiebenSat.1 tie-up

General Atlantic has acquired a 25.1 per cent stake in the German media company’s commerce unit, which holds interests in ten companies including Verivox and Parship Elite Group.

More than a third of private equity managers reduce returns targets

A Preqin survey of 350 managers in the asset class found that 36 per cent plan to reduce the targeted returns of future funds.

Phoenix promotes Sargeant and Skinner to partner

Mark Sargeant has been with the firm for a decade and works on business services and media deals. Will Skinner has worked on Phoenix's investments in Riviera Travel and Forest Holidays.

Lonsdale-backed Mobility Group bolts on Cassellie

Aided by a series of bolt-ons, Mobility Group has increased revenues fivefold since Lonsdale’s MBI in 2016.