Cairngorm Capital appoints HIG Capital dealmaker

The UK lower mid-market firm, led by ex-HIG man Andrew Steel, has hired Amit Thaper.

BGF invests £5m in whiskey distillery Renegade Spirits Ireland

The BGF’s investment in Renegade, which was founded by the team behind Bruichladdich's resurgence, is the first to directly support an Irish business.
The Body Shop private equity bids

Private equity firms progress in The Body Shop bidding process

Advent International, CVC Capital Partners and InvestIndustrial remain in the race to acquire UK beauty products business The Body Shop.
Total Capital backs Weird Fish

Total Capital backs secondary buyout of clothing brand Weird Fish

The deal-by-deal private equity firm has taken Weird Fish from Piper, which backed the business in 2010.
Tikehau London peter-cirenza

Tikehau launches in London with COO hire

Peter Cirenza is a former Goldman Sachs partner and has been on Tikehau's advisory board for more than a decade.

Alto Partners sells bakery products company to CapVest-backed Valeo Foods

The Italian firm has made a 42 per cent IRR on its investment in Dolciaria Val d’Enza.