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Focus Group founders dial up £800m sale to private equity firm Hg

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The founders of a business telecoms and IT services provider are on the brink of toasting a nine-figure windfall after entering advanced talks to sell it to one of Britain’s leading private equity firms. Insiders said a number of other private equity firms, including Bain Capital, had also explored offers for Focus Group.

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Payment tech offers everything private equity firms like GTCR love

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The post Payment tech offers everything private equity firms like GTCR love appeared first on PE Hub. All commerce ultimately requires payment, so the space is always highly relevant and evolving,' said GTCR's Aaron Cohen.

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Why private equity firms like investing in franchises

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The post Why private equity firms like investing in franchises appeared first on PE Hub. Many franchise businesses are family-owned and still founder-led, and are within industries that we believe have good long-term tailwinds but are very fragmented,' says Orangewood's Alan Goldfarb.

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Private Equity Firm Francisco Partners Buys IBM Weather Business at a Value of Around $1BN

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International Business Machines has agreed to sell its weather business to private equity firm Francisco Partners for an undisclosed sum, the technology services giant said on Tuesday.

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Kroger, private equity firm partnering to scale emerging brands

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Read more Kroger, private equity firm partnering to scale emerging brands The Kroger Co., read more A&M Capital make majority investment in GBUK Group A&M Capital Europe (AMCE), a London-based middle-market private equity firm with €650m of. read more DigitalBridge and Silver lake pump $6.4

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Private Equity Firm Initium Management Launches

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Initium Management, a Westport, CT-based private equity firm, has been launched. Founding partners include: FinSMES 20/05/2024 The post Private Equity Firm Initium Management Launches appeared first on FinSMEs.

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Private Equity firms adapting to challenging market environment

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Following a challenging year marked by rising interest rates and slower growth, successful private equity firms are adapting to the changing environment, according to Dechert’s 6th annual Global Private Equity Outlook report.