Private Equity News & Analysis

Director Allan Marchington is thought to be among suitors for the biotech company's chemistry division.
The renamed NatWest Equity Partners will retain its focus on European mid-market growth companies.
BMW has sold its ailing Rover division to the British consortium for £10.
French buyers in online auctions will have to pay value-added tax, a Paris court has ruled.
Chancellor of the exchequer, Gordon Brown, yesterday set the terms for a review of institutional investment in Britain, first announced in last month’s budget statement.
Mercury Private Equity announced yesterday it had invested 13m euros in Trados, a provider of translation software solutions for some of the world’s biggest companies.
A leading US investment banker has dismissed Internet initial public offerings (IPOs) as "just another electronic distribution platform."
PrivateEquityOnline spoke recently to Neil Richardson, a director in the London office of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, about what the US buyout firm is up to in Europe.
The aerospace group is discussing a possible deal with Cinven.
The German VC has secured E300m from investors for its now closed TVM IV fund.

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