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More attractive entry conditions, an increase in activist investor campaigns and PE becoming more mainstream will drive public-to-private activity this year.
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Businesses such as McDonald’s China, which is owned by the Carlyle Group and CITIC Capital, have announced temporary closures in certain regions.
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Permira, Nordic Capital and EQT are all examples of GPs who have acquired minority stakes in assets they've just exited in so-called 'rollover co-investment' deals.
Others are aping the firm's strategy of holding minority position for a long time, said head of PE fund investments Benoit Valentin.
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Sponsor-to-sponsor deals, a steady source of dealflow for GPs, usually generate favourable returns so long as the market cooperates, according to a report from Adams Street Partners.
CMS Emerging Europe report - Infogram
PE deal volume continues to increase year-on-year as the region’s larger and faster-growing economies provide a hunting ground for international and domestic GPs.
UNDP
The start-up is expected to reach $100m of total fund commitments later this month.
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MidRail claims the Swiss firm has been 'unjustly enriched' at its expense through 'exploitation of MidRail's confidential information'.
New York
The firm received unanimous approval from its LPs to replace Mark Wiseman with Robert Kapito as chairman of the executive investment committee, allowing its Long Term Private Capital Fund to continue investing.
Tunisia, North Africa
Ahmed Badreldin, the firm's former head of Middle East and North Africa, says the North Africa Fund II has roughly doubled LPs' capital on exited investments so far.
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