The private equity firm’s debt management arm has announced a E250m tap issue for Duchess I, Europe’s largest CDO fund investing in LBO-related debt.
The Paris-based private equity firm has paid E170m for the fruit syrup business of Pernod-Ricard, the French beverage Group.
Private equity is often described as a long-term game and many investors read this as code for the asset class' inherent illiquidity. But now securitisation has come to private equity with the potential of dramatically changing the landscape. Private Equity International looks at recent developments.
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The UK turnaround specialist has confirmed its intention to rescue software company Cedar Group, a week after the former high flyer warned of bankruptcy.
Preparing the launch of two new investment vehicles next year, the Swiss group behind Prime Edge Capital is building up its US presence.
Lenders are watching the European LBO market with cautious support. Will the financing be there for sponsors to get their deals done?
The UK venture capitalist, which is raising is also looking to raise two new funds to reinvest in its 26 portfolio companies.
When predicting market movements is seen as unusually difficult, the hunt for market inefficiencies is urgent. Sophisticated funds are seeing opportunities in public companies which are gaining little advantage from their stock being public.
The bank has sold a £300m leveraged loan backed CDO into Europe and is planning more.

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