Private Equity

  • Aggreko stocks up on loans to fund buyout

    Aggreko stocks up on loans to fund buyout

    Aggreko, a Scottish company which offers temporary power, heating and cooling generation, has signed £2.5bn worth of loans to fund its acquisition by TDR Capital and I Squared Capital.

  • Not an Ideal Standard: shaky HY deal scrapes through

    Not an Ideal Standard: shaky HY deal scrapes through

    Troubled Belgian bathroom fixtures firm Ideal Standard has struggled to sell high yield bonds, slashing the size of its deal and yanking up the yield. Meanwhile, the transaction is down at least three points on the first day of trading.

  • ‘Oversubscribed’ Bridgepoint to finish at top

    ‘Oversubscribed’ Bridgepoint to finish at top

    The IPO of Bridgepoint Group was set on Monday to be priced at the top of its range — a boon for Europe’s equity capital markets ahead of an expected dip in activity over the summer.

  • IPO market set for September pile-up after chaotic second quarter

    IPO market set for September pile-up after chaotic second quarter

    Equity investors may finally, after months of being deluged with new listings, be about to get a break in August from the relentless deal activity that has defined the year. But they will come back in September to a market so busy that bankers believe bringing a deal then will be impossible for any companies that have not already committed to doing so, writes Sam Kerr.

  • Bridgepoint IPO speeds out of the gates

    Bridgepoint IPO speeds out of the gates

    Bridgepoint Group, the UK private equity firm, has officially opened books on its London IPO. It has had a strong start, receiving huge demand from investors during the investor education process.

  • Bridgepoint IPO proving popular in early marketing

    Bridgepoint IPO proving popular in early marketing

    Bridgepoint Group, the UK private equity group, is garnering strong interest for its IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Sources close to the deal said that it coming so late in what has been a tricky summer deal window surprised some but that investors have warmed quickly to it.

  • European IPO pipeline retains tech focus as Covid variants spread

    European IPO pipeline retains tech focus as Covid variants spread

    European IPO bankers have renewed their focus on bringing growth-orientated technology companies to market in the autumn, rather than cyclical firms, as fears over the continuing spread of Covid-19 leading to a fresh wave of lockdowns at the end of the year persist.

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