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Morrisons turns down £5.5bn private equity takeover bid

Supermarket giant Morrisons has rejected a £5.5bn takeover bid from a private equity firm, believing it would have “significantly undervalued” the company. Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) earlier said it noted the press speculation...

FSN Capital raises €1.8bn for sixth mid-market fund

FSN Capital Partners has held the final closing of FSN Capital VI at €1.8bn. The fund was oversubscribed and closed above its original hard cap. With the new fund, FSN has grown significantly since FSN Capital V closed in 2016 at €985m. Fund VI...

HSBC takes $2.3 billion hit with PE-sale of French retail bank

HSBC has agreed to sell its French retail bank to Cerberus-backed My Money Group in a deal which will mean a loss of around $2.3bn for the British bank but end its long struggle to dispose of the business as it focuses on Asia. The deal announced...

EQT seals $9.6bn sale of Covid vaccine DNA supplier Aldevron, less than two years after buyout

Private equity major EQT has agreed a $9.6bn sale of vaccine DNA and mRNA supplier Aldevron to Danaher, just two years after buying into the business. Aldevron has seen its profile grow amid the coronavirus crisis through its important role...

Bridgepoint revives Metcalfe partnership with big stake in £100m Itsu

Bridgepoint, the private equity firm, is to take a big stake in Itsu, the Asian fast-food chain – a deal that will revive one of the UK casual dining industry’s most successful partnerships. Sky News has learnt that Bridgepoint is putting the...

Mitsubishi HC Capital to buy CAI International for $1.1bn

Transportation finance and logistics company CAI International Inc said on Thursday it has agreed to a $1.1 billion takeover by Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc, as the Japanese financial firm expands its overseas operations. The deal consists of $104...

EQT-Owned Nicotine Gum Maker Fertin Draws Philip Morris Interest in a $716m Deal

Fertin Pharma, a maker of nicotine chewing gum, is attracting takeover interest from suitors including cigarette giant Philip Morris International Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. The Danish company’s private equity owner, EQT AB,...

Dutch challenger bank Bunq valued at $2 billion in investment deal

Netherlands-based challenger bank Bunq has agreed on the terms of $194m in investment by a British private equity firm, valuing the Dutch business at $2 billion, two sources familiar with the discussions said. Bunq was established nearly a decade...

UK financial services group True Potential mulls $2 billion US Spac after JPMorgan buys Nutmeg

True Potential, a leading UK wealth management business, is mulling a potential $2 billion “Spac” float on Wall Street just a day after JPMorgan bought the Nutmeg platform for £700 million. Credit Suisse’s US bankers are working on plans to merge...

APAC-focused private markets AUM set to surpass $6 trillion by 2025

Private capital assets focused on the Asia-Pacific region are set to grow to a total $6.1 trillion by 2025, with the majority of allocations to private equity funds. Alternative assets data provider Preqin said in its inaugural Alternative Assets...

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25th of January 2022

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Amsterdam, NL
TBA 2022

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Zurich, CH
TBA 2022

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As technology continues to improve at breakneck speeds, PE firms must now view digital transformation as a new opportunity for value creation – yet also as an imminent threat to legacy business models, and even to the industries themselves. Join us at our 2021 events to reinvent your strategies. Prepare to receive industry leading insights, and be ready to transform your business.

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7 Questions on Investor Relations at Scale with Todd Glasson

Meet Todd E. Glasson We’re having a chat with Todd Glasson, CEO & founder of InvestorFlow. We interviewed him on fundraising post-pandemic, digitalisation, and how GP's can effectively scale investor relations and increase transparency. Todd Glasson is the CEO and...

7 Questions on Growth-stage Investments in Space with Bogdan Gogulan

Meet Bogdan Gogulan, CEO & Managing Partner We’re having a chat with Bogdan Gogulan, CEO & Managing Partner at NewSpace Capital, private equity’s first firm dedicated to growth investing in the rapidly expanding space economy. We interviewed him on the market...

7 Questions on the Board’s role in ESG with Byron Loflin

Meet Byron Loflin, Global Head of Board Engagement Byron Loflin is the Global Head of Board Engagement at Nasdaq Governance Solutions, where he leads the Board Engagement team in providing a strategic, collaborative, and technology-based approach to support boards’...

7 Questions on European PE From Above: Frans Tieleman and Merlin Piscitelli

Meet Frans & Merlin - Private Equity Insights is happy to present this teaser for the exclusive webinar on March 4th on ‘The New PE Landscape in Europe’. Below, we’re having a chat with Frans Tieleman, Managing Partner at Eurazeo, and Merlin Piscitelli, EMEA Chief...

7 Questions with Steffen Pauls, Founder and CEO of Moonfare

Meet Steffen: After more than a decade at global private equity pioneer Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Dr. Steffen Pauls founded in 2016 Moonfare, a platform that is revolutionising private markets investing. Moonfare recently ranked as one of LinkedIn’s top 10...

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Market Timing or Time in the Market?

Why staying invested makes a difference   The advice to stay invested is almost as old as investing itself. For some it is even a mantra. Others ignore it when the economy enters the later...

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An intimate yet well-visited event to discuss deals, collaborations, and LP-GP matters. The industry meet-up particularly for the small-cap and mid-market. Networking, which in a relationship-drive industry such as PE is extremely valuable. Good overview of current topics in the industry!

Michel Galeazzi Evocope
Michel Galeazzi

I Attended And Spoke Last Year. I Felt That The Conference Was Well Organised And Designed. Given That It Is Not A Large Conference, I Managed To Talk With More Than Half Of All Participants. A Lot Of Take Home Value.

Vincent Chan Samena Capital
Vincent Chan

(…)We are in talks to take a majority stake in one company, the founders of which we originally met at the London conference in 2018. We always like a slow approach, preferring boring cargo trains over space rockets.

PEI conferences are a great place to start networking if you are new, or enhance your trust base if you are in the market already.

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