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Roundtable: Debt for deals

Ballooning liquidity and the proliferation of new lenders have pushed terms and loan documents to the limits. A panel of GPs, direct lenders, banks and advisers discuss how to stay cool in a hot market.

Growth Partner deal lifts gym chain Synergym

Growth Partner has acquired a minority stake in Spanish gym operator Synergym and will assist with its continued site roll-out.
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FPE Capital boosts investment team with two hires

FPE Capital has added to its investment team with the appointment of Harriet Hunt and Ben Cole as investment managers.

Duke Street-backed Great Rail Journeys acquires American counterpart

Duke Street portfolio company Great Rail Journeys has acquired independent, US-based provider of escorted and independent rail holidays, Vacations By Rail.

Rutland exits AFI-Uplift to Pricoa

The company has also sealed the acquisition of rental business Facelift, which takes its rental fleet to 7,500 machines.

Tenzing banks 5.4x return on maiden exit

Tenzing makes its debut exit, selling FMP global to Hg's IRIS Software Group, after three years of ownership.