Private equity

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Funding of care homes isn’t meant to be exciting – or labyrinthine | Nils Pratley
An inquiry into the sector is long overdue, and the best source of private capital is pension funds

Nils Pratley

06, Dec, 2021 @7:27 PM

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LV= sell-off could knock the mutuals movement for six
Members of the former Liverpool Victoria vote this week on a deal that may be the last gasp of a more equitable era

Richard Partington

05, Dec, 2021 @12:05 AM

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Butlin’s owner gears up to auction off fabled holiday camp chain
Brand looks poised for sale in 2022 as US owners look to spin off camps

Rupert Jones

28, Nov, 2021 @1:24 PM

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LV= takeover may create conflicts of interest, says boss of trade body
Martin Shaw says ‘three-act tragedy’ has led to plans to demutualise, in criticism of chief executive and chair

Jasper Jolly

24, Nov, 2021 @7:06 PM

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Metro Bank shares slump after US buyer ends takeover talks
Troubles for challenger bank continue, with Carlyle Group saying it was no longer interested

Jasper Jolly

18, Nov, 2021 @12:41 PM

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LV= might want to ease up on talk of Royal London ‘hand grenades’
Bain’s £530m offer may stack up for board but the mutual’s 1.2m policyholders get the final say

Nils Pratley

16, Nov, 2021 @7:38 PM

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LV= takeover: Bain says customers will receive ‘significant benefits’
US private equity group attempts to counter concerns over $530m bid for UK mutual insurer

Kalyeena Makortoff

15, Nov, 2021 @2:04 PM

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Mounting fears over LV= takeover amid claims rivals aim to split up mutual
Insurer Royal London reportedly hopes to join up with rival bidder Bain Capital and sell off parts of 178-year-old firm

Joanna Partridge

14, Nov, 2021 @4:47 PM

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Tory treasurer could net millions from controversial LV= takeover
Exclusive: Secrecy obscures fees already paid to Malik Karim’s investment bank for advice on pension firm’s demutualisation

John Collingridge and Kalyeena Makortoff

12, Nov, 2021 @5:53 PM

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What is LV= and why does its takeover matter?
Questions linger over the proposed buyout of the pensions and insurance mutual by a US private equity firm

Kalyeena Makortoff

12, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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The Guardian view on LV’s buyout: stop this terrible backroom deal | Editorial
Editorial: In agreeing this private equity deal and keeping most of its details from their own members, LV= directors have shown a striking combination of high-handedness and cack-handedness

Editorial

11, Nov, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Can anyone stop LV= being taken over by Bain and why is it controversial?
The deal is heading for a crucial vote, fuelling a debate about private equity takeovers of UK companies

Kalyeena Makortoff

10, Nov, 2021 @7:25 PM

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