Apollo and Sony to reconsider $26bn Paramount deal

Apollo and Sony to reconsider $26bn Paramount deal

Paramount Global was heading for a rocky start to trading today CNBC reported overnight that Sony Pictures is reconsidering its bid for the business. Stories last week were that Sony and private equity group Apollo planned to sell Paramount’s streaming services...
EQT’s Sinding Says Buyout Firms Hunt for New Ways to Exit

EQT’s Sinding Says Buyout Firms Hunt for New Ways to Exit

A growing number of private equity giants are considering new ways of exiting their portfolio companies — from private IPOs to selling their stakes to rivals – as they hunt for ways to return cash to investors, according to one of Europe’s largest buyout firms....
Eurazeo’s private debt AUM grows by 11% to €7.4bn

Eurazeo’s private debt AUM grows by 11% to €7.4bn

Eurazeo saw its private debt assets under management (AUM) rise by 11 per cent year-on-year to €7.4bn (£6.4bn) in its latest annual results, meaning that the asset class now makes up 21 per cent of the European investment manager’s portfolio. The Paris-headquartered...
EBRD and Credo Bank support MSMEs in Georgia

EBRD and Credo Bank support MSMEs in Georgia

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a financing package to Credo Bank to support the development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Georgia. The EBRD will provide a loan of up to US$ 10m to on-lend to local...
US fund Warburg to buy Shriram Housing Finance

US fund Warburg to buy Shriram Housing Finance

India’s Shriram Finance said on Monday it will sell its entire stake in affordable housing finance unit Shriram Housing Finance to U.S. private equity firm Warburg Pincus in a deal valued at $554.59m. Warburg Pincus, through its affiliate Mango Crest Investment,...