Though investment by domestic firms in Chinese real estate rose dramatically in the first half of 2008, investment by foreign firms fell sharply. Have Western investors fled from Chinese real estate for the time being? PERE Magazine December 2008/January 2009 issue
The UK's Somerfield supermarket chain, acquired for £1.8bn in 2005 by an Apax- and Barclays-led consortium, has been sold on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The sale reportedly resulted in a 2x exit for the syndicate.