Warren’s war on private equity

It has been just over ten years since German chancellor Angela Merkel famously described private equity firms as “locusts”. Now the asset class is in the political spotlight once again, this time in the US, as presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren takes private equiteers to task.

Oakley Capital takes majority stake in Seven Miles

The investment, which has been made from Oakley Capital’s fourth fund, is in line with its record of backing founder managers in the consumer technology sector and in the DACH region.

Graphite backs MBO of Hanson Wade

Based in London, Hanson Wade organises conferences and owns a scientific data business catering specifically to the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Q&A: DC Advisory, Ciara O’Neill

DC Advisory managing director Ciara O'Neill speaks to Real Deals about the impact of direct lenders on the debt market.

15 August 2019

Why deals fail Dry powder and multiples are at record levels, but transactions are busting in ever greater numbers

Equistone takes majority stake in Omnicare

Based in Germany, Omnicare distributes medical products to a nationwide network of pharmacies that serve oncological patients.