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Apollo, Reliance Industries make binding bid for Boots at up to £6bn valuation

Apollo Global Management is said to have teamed up with Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries to make a binding bid for UK chemist chain Boots, which values the company at £5bn to £6bn. The post Apollo,

Felix Capital doubles AUM to $1.2bn ahead of fundraising environment becoming more cautious

Felix Capital has doubled its funds under management to $1.2bn thanks to a new fund close. The post Felix Capital doubles AUM to $1.2bn ahead of fundraising environment becoming more cautious first appeared on AltAssets

TDR, Issa brothers may walk away as Walgreens seek £7bn for Boots exit

TDR Capital and Mohsin and Zuber Issa – the founders and co-CEOs of petrol station forecourt retailer business EG Group –  are considering to walk away from its proposed Boots buyout after being asked to

Sycamore scraps Ted Baker pursuit after string of rejected bids

Private equity house Sycamore Partners has dropped out of the running to buy UK clothing retailer Ted Baker after having a string of bids rejected by the business. The post Sycamore scraps Ted Baker pursuit after

Apollo to exit majority stake in The Fresh Market at 8x adjusted EBITDA multiple

Global buyout major Apollo has agreed to sell 67% stake in specialty grocer The Fresh Market to South American retailer Cencosud at a 8x adjusted EBITDA multiple. The post Apollo to exit majority stake in

Leonard Green said to strike $18.3bn across double fundraise as final closes loom

Retail and consumer-focused private equity giant Leonard Green & Partners has reportedly pulled in $18.3bn for a pair of funds as it nears a final close for the vehicles. The firm has picked up $14.7bn of

Cerberus Capital said to be after Bed Bath & Beyond’s BuyBuy Baby unit

Private equity firms Cerberus Capital Management is said to be after retail chain Bed Bath & Beyond's Buybuy Baby business, Wall Street Journal reported citing sources. The post Cerberus Capital said to be after Bed

Getir becomes decacorn at $11.8bn valuation thanks to a new series E funding round

Ultrafast grocery delivery company Getir entered into decacorn status at $11.8bn valuation thanks to a  new $768m funding round. The post Getir becomes decacorn at $11.8bn valuation thanks to a new series E funding round first

Sycamore Partners in early stages of Ted Baker take over

Private equity house Sycamore Partners is in early stages of taking over UK retail brand Ted Baker. The post Sycamore Partners in early stages of Ted Baker take over first appeared on AltAssets Private Equity

Six Street joins Audax to boost Emplifi to $1bn enterprise value

Six Street Growth, the private growth investment arm of Global investment house Sixth Street, has boosted Audax-backed customer experience platform Emplifi to a $1bn value with a latest funding round. The post Six Street joins

L Catterton seals exit of French luxury fashion business ba&sh after seven-year hold

Consumer-focused private equity major L Catterton has sold its majority stake in ba&sh to HLD, an investment group specializing in the support and development of European companies. The post L Catterton seals exit of French

Advent seeks to buy Chinese bakery chain Wagas at up to $1bn valuation – report

Global buyout major Advent International is in advanced talks to buy Chinese health-food and bakery chain Wagas, Bloomberg reported, quoting sources. The post Advent seeks to buy Chinese bakery chain Wagas at up to $1bn

Leonard Green eyes $17bn across huge new flagship raise, sophomore mid-market vehicle

Retail and consumer-focused private equity giant Leonard Green & Partners is reportedly eyeing up to $17bn of new capital through a double fundraise. The post Leonard Green eyes $17bn across huge new flagship raise, sophomore mid-market

Apollo said to circle iconic UK retailer Marks & Spencer, currently valued at about £4.85bn

Private equity giant Apollo Global could be set for a takeover of iconic UK retailer Marks & Spencer as the business continues its recovery from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The post Apollo said

eEquity seals quick 15x return with $1.05bn exit of PriceRunner to Klarna after two-year hold

Technology-focused investor eEquity has sealed a 15x return with the SEK9bn ($1.05bn) sale of PriceRunner to Swedish online payments provider Klarna, after holding it for less than two years. The post eEquity seals quick 15x

Buyout giant competition sees Hellman & Freidman up Zooplus offer to €3.29bn

US buyout major Hellman & Friedman has boosted its offer for German online pet supplies retailer Zooplus to €3.29bn as it looks to fight off interest from PE competitors KKR and EQT. The post Buyout

Private equity said to circle yet another UK supermarket major, Sainsbury’s deal could exceed £7bn

Sainsbury's has reportedly become the latest UK supermarket to be the target of a multibillion-pound private equity buyout, with a string of firms said to be circling the retailer. The post Private equity said to

CD&R raises stakes in Morrisons bidding war with new £9.7bn offer

Private equity giant CD&R has raised the stakes in the bidding war for UK supermarket chain Morrisons, upping its bid to value the company at £9.7bn. The post CD&R raises stakes in Morrisons bidding war

Retail specialist True leads $2.7m seed round in Fable home to capture post pandemic home furnishing demand

Retail and consumer-focused buyout house True has led a $2.7m seed round investment in Canadian home accessories seller Fable Home to capitalize on increase home furnishing demand boosted by the pandemic. The post Retail specialist

Palamon picks up impressive return selling beauty products seller Feelunique

Palamon Capital Partners has scored what looks to be an impressive return selling online beauty products seller Feelunique to trade buyer Sephora. The post Palamon picks up impressive return selling beauty products seller Feelunique first

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