Private equity

Article image
Buy British – after all, that’s what US private equity is doing
This week should see several transatlantic takeovers succeed – raising some old fears about UK business culture

Jasper Jolly

16, Oct, 2021 @11:05 PM

Article image
Beyoncé royalties firm adviser strikes $1bn deal with Blackstone
Private equity firm aims to cash in on music rights buying spree

Mark Sweney

12, Oct, 2021 @2:31 PM

Article image
UK drugmaker GSK under fresh pressure to sell consumer arm
Hedge fund Bluebell also demands replacement of GlaxoSmithKline chairman Sir Jonathan Symonds

Julia Kollewe

12, Oct, 2021 @2:07 PM

Article image
Morrisons’ new owner has plenty of wriggle room in takeover terms | Nils Pratley
CD&R has made fine-sounding pledges but they don’t stop this being yet another debt-fuelled buyout

Nils Pratley

04, Oct, 2021 @6:16 PM

Article image
Sainsbury’s shares rise as it is tipped as next takeover target
US company Fortress, which missed out on Morrisons, has said it is still eager to buy a UK firm

Kalyeena Makortoff

04, Oct, 2021 @3:33 PM

Article image
Labour and Lib Dems urge Morrisons owners to protect workers
Politicians say they will ensure the chain is not heaped with debt and stripped of assets after £7.1bn takeover

Kalyeena Makortoff

03, Oct, 2021 @5:59 PM

Article image
Morrisons sale: US firm CD&R wins £7bn auction for supermarket
Private equity business narrowly beats rival Fortress with offer that rises to £9.97bn when including debt

Kalyeena Makortoff

02, Oct, 2021 @9:19 PM

Article image
Darktrace’s astonishing rise makes City forecasters look sillier than usual | Nils Pratley
The cybersecurity firm has more than lived up to its promises, but that is not enough to account for its stellar rise

Nils Pratley

15, Sep, 2021 @6:23 PM

Article image
Rishi Sunak gives blessing to foreign firms snapping up UK businesses
Multibillion-pound private equity trend is ‘sign of confidence’ in UK companies, says chancellor

Rob Davies

14, Sep, 2021 @6:18 PM

Article image
Morrisons cuts sick pay for non-jabbed workers after ‘biblical’ pandemic costs
Pay changes part of plans to mitigate supply chain crisis as company prepares to be auctioned off amid profit slump

Jasper Jolly, Sarah Butler and Mark Sweney

09, Sep, 2021 @5:27 PM

Article image
Morrisons in talks with suitors and regulator to begin takeover auction
Supermarket works on basis that offers from US private equity firms CD&R and Fortress are not final

Joanna Partridge

08, Sep, 2021 @7:42 AM

Article image
Phew! Kwarteng can breathe again as Meggitt race slims down to one
TransDigm was the more problematic bidder but the UK still needs solid assurances from Parker-Hannifin

Nils Pratley

07, Sep, 2021 @5:51 PM

1 / 114 pages