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Buyout giants eye mammoth $54bn buyout of GlaxoSmithKline consumer unit: report

A string of private equity giants including Blackstone and Carlyle are reportedly circling GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer unit in a deal which could see it valued at up to £40bn. The post Buyout giants eye mammoth $54bn

Social concerns increasingly important in European consumer M&A

As ESG increasingly factors into European consumer firms' M&A decisions, social concerns are gaining prominence, according to a number of sector advisers. Divya Grover and Barbara Pianese report

H&F matches EQT's EUR 3.36bn Zooplus offer

Hellman & Friedman (H&F) has matched the EUR 3.36bn (EUR 470 per share) offer made for EQT for Frankfurt-listed online pet products retailer Zooplus.

Hellman raises Zooplus offer again to €3.36bn to match buyout peer EQT’s bid

Hellman & Friedman has upped its offer for German online pet supplies retailer Zooplus again to €3.36bn to match a rival bid from fellow private equity house EQT. Hellman previously had a €3bn offer for

Finberg to raise USD 25m for new IFR fund

Finberg, the Turkish corporate venture capital firm backed by Fibabanka and Fiba Group, is looking to raise USD 25m for its newly established Innovative Fintech and Retail Tech Solutions (IFR) fund, according to CEO Ihsan

EQT joins H&F in Zooplus race with EUR 3.36bn bid

EQT Private Equity has made a voluntary takeover offer for Germany-based online pet products retailer Zooplus of EUR 470 per share, surpassing the EUR 460 per share offer made by Hellman & Friedman (H&F) earlier

Bidding war begins for Zooplus as EQT trumps Hellman & Friedman’s upped €3.29bn offer

EQT has kicked off a bidding war with fellow private equity player Hellman & Friedman after trumping the latter's offer for German online pet supplies retailer Zooplus with a €3.36bn bid. The post Bidding war begins

KKR drops out of Zooplus race

Zooplus, a German online retailer of pet food and supplies, has stated that KKR has decided to no longer pursue its voluntary takeover offer for the firm.

Langholm winds up remaining assets in Verdane sale

Verdane has acquired a portfolio of three consumer brands companies from Langholm Capital; the deal sees the GP acquire UK-based WoolOvers and Purity Soft Drinks, as well as Finland-based skincare brand Lumene.

KKR backs out of Zooplus buyout contest in wake of Hellman & Friedman boosting bid to €3.29bn

KKR is out of the running for a potential takeover of German online pet supplies retailer Zooplus, easing pressure on fellow private equity suitor Hellman & Friedman. Zooplus said KKR had terminated talks over a potential

Consumer-focused Traub Capital celebrates debut fund close

Consumer-focused investment house Traub Capital Partners has brought its assets under management to about $173m through the final close of its debut fund. The post Consumer-focused Traub Capital celebrates debut fund close first appeared on

Verdane seals second UK GP-to-GP portfolio buy by picking up trio of Langholm Capital assets

Northern European private equity specialist Verdane has bought a trio of consumer brands from UK buyout house Langholm Capital. The post Verdane seals second UK GP-to-GP portfolio buy by picking up trio of Langholm Capital

Carlyle revives USD 1.2bn Hunkemoller sale – report

Carlyle has resumed its plans to sell Hunkemoller, a Dutch retailer of lingerie and swimwear, for up to USD 1.2bn, according to a Reuters report.

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