Abris buys Polish healthcare firm Scanmed

Abris buys Polish healthcare firm Scanmed

Warsaw-based private equity firm Abris Capital Partners has bought the entire shareholding in Scanmed, a Polish healthcare network operator, for €76m. The purchase, made by the Abris CEE Mid-Market III LP fund, is for 100% of the shares in Scanmed from the seller Life...
Private equity vultures circle the stragglers

Private equity vultures circle the stragglers

John Grayken, a US private equity entrepreneur, is dubbed “the executioner from Texas” by the German press. In South Korea, his firm, Lone Star, is known as meoktwi — eat-and-run capital. Lone Star is among the buyout giants now circling ailing British firms. Last...
Allegro Record IPO a Boon for E-Commerce Investors in Poland

Allegro Record IPO a Boon for E-Commerce Investors in Poland

Poland’s biggest publicly-traded private equity company MCI Capital SA is hoping that the country’s recent record initial public offering, for online selling platform Allegro.eu SA, will be a boon for the flourishing e-commerce industry. The fund seeks to sell a stake...