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    1. 9 hours ago

      Crunch talks for control of Towergate

      ...of Britain’s biggest private companies. The board...have proposed buying the equity for £1 in return for reducing...convert their debt into equity, and plough cash into the business. Towergate’s equity backer, the buyout group...Alistair Gray and Arash Massoudi in London and Vivianne Rodrigues in New York

    2. 11 hours ago

      Iceland chain feels chill from discounters

      ...the Landmark Group investment firm; Lord Kirkham, founder of furniture chain DFS; and Brait, the South African private equity group.Andrew Bounds

    3. MBA blog

      12 hours ago

      A busy start to the new year

      ...something which seems designed to get us thinking about our future and skills gaps we need to fill to achieve it. Private equity and venture capital activities: Imperial is entering a team into the global Venture Capital Investment Competition...Michael Wieder, Imperial Business School

    1. 13 hours ago

      How Qatar snared the Canary

      ...Then a 2009 bid by the Canadian property group was foiled at the last minute when Songbird brought in CIC and QIA to bolster its equity instead. Ric Clark, head of Brookfield’s property arm, approached the QIA last summer to team up. It was a relationship...Kate Allen and Arash Massoudi

    2. 13 hours ago

      Democratising finance: How passive funds changed investing

      ...during the five years to the end of 2013, equity funds in the lowest quartile by costs attracted 91 per...invest. While traditional managers and private banks routinely demand £250,000 or more of...vanilla products that track mainstream equity indices by owning the underlying shares...Judith Evans and Jonathan Eley

    3. 13 hours ago

      Bulk commodity shipping rates fall sharply

      ...said Eirik Haavaldsen, analyst at Pareto investment bank. When shipping rates hit record lows in 2012 and 2013, private equity money flooded into the sector. The resulting ship glut flooded the market and drove rates down even further- contributing...Joel Lewin and Neil Hume

    4. 14 hours ago

      Romney rules out third White House run

      ...else to emerge who may have a better chance of becoming that president,” said Mr Romney, a former Bain Capital private equity executive. “You can’t imagine how hard it is for Ann and me to step aside, especially knowing of your support...Megan Murphy in Washington

    5. 20 hours ago

      SHV raises Nutreco offer in bid to wrap up deal

      ...agricultural group Cargill attempted to muscle in on the deal, by launching its own provisional approach in sync with private equity group Permira worth €43.20 in November. This move was knocked back by Nutreco’s board because it would have...Duncan Robinson in Brussels

    6. FT Alphaville

      20 hours ago

      Markets Live: Friday, 30th January, 2015

      ...However, this was not the case when Brit was acquired by private equity in 2010 (for around 1...company’s cash level runs at over $80m. Net debt to equity currently stands at 2.8x. Block BEThis is Spangel...Bryce Elder

    7. 20 hours ago

      Police forensics: the inside story

      ...northeast of Birmingham, the private lab where West Midlands...in five years. Now owned by the private equity firm Bridgepoint, it...Far from retreating from the private sector, Sims — who believes...Helen Warrell

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