Posts tagged: Carlyle

Anthesis Group weighs £400 million sale; Carlyle and Apax said to be in the running to purchase sustainability consultancy - sources - Part 2

Monday, 3 July 2023, 9:09 am

Last week's scoopette about the takeover of privately-owned Anthesis Group has now been confirmed.

Carlyle, one of the private equity firms suggested in little old Betaville's orignal report as a potential purchaser, is paying around £400 million for Anthesis, the UK-based sustainability consultancy.

Below is the link to the confirmation and little old Betaville's original story:..


Anthesis Group weighs £400 million sale; Carlyle and Apax said to be in the running to purchase sustainability consultancy - sources

Monday, 26 June 2023, 4:23 pm

A sustainability consultancy firm that works for technology giants such as Amazon, FTSE 100-listed retailer Tesco and the British government could be about to change hands for around £400 million.

People following the situation said Anthesis Group has hired advisers from Lazard to work on a "strategic review", which could lead to a sale of the business...


Norma Group rejects offers from Carlyle, PAI and Triton, reveals Bloomberg

Tuesday, 14 February 2023, 7:56 am

If you thought private equity firms had given up trying to do big deals in Europe then think again.

According to Bloomberg hack Aaron Kirchfeld, Carlyle, PAI and Triton approached Germany-listed Norma Group late last year with offers.

Those approaches came after Norma Group - which makes hose clamps and pipe connections for cars and washing machines - explored a potential sale with advisors, claims Bloomberg.

Below is a link to Kirchfeld's scoop:..


Atoss Software said to be attracting takeover interest from Hg Capital, Permira and Carlyle, reveals Bloomberg

Monday, 21 November 2022, 3:39 pm

Private equity firms Hg Capital, Carlyle and Permira are said to be circling Germany-listed Atoss Software.

Well, that's according to arch rivals at Bloomberg, who report that the founder of Atoss, Andreas Obereder, is working with advisers on "strategic options", including a possible sale.

Atoss Software shares are already up almost 7pc on the story. Below is the link:..


Deals, Deals, Deals ... in a bear market - Part 20

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 8:05 pm

It's December 23rd but yet the deals keep on coming.

Indeed, this morning London-listed Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of Paddy Power and Sky Bet, announced the £1.6 billion purchase of Italian gambling company Sisal and this afternoon it emerged Quidel Corporation, the US-listed testing group, is paying $6 billion in cash and stock offer for Ortho Clinical Diagnostics...


Carlyle weighs offer for Metro Bank, reveals Bloomberg

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 11:11 am

Arch rivals at Bloomberg have dug this morning's deal scoop with a tale about Carlyle weighing a takeover bid for ailing Metro Bank.

The confirmation came pretty quick. Below is a link the statement from Metro Bank, which has had its fair share of troubles recently and is now only trading at a fraction of what it used to be worth...


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Signature Aviation said to ... - Part 7

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:21 pm

Betaville was casting around for stories today and stumbled around a curious line around the three-way battle for Signature Aviation, the London-listed private jet operator.

It would appear, according to publicly available financing documents, that Global Infrastructure Partners, one of the firms interested in buying Signature Aviation, is offering to finance its bid in, er, equity. Yes, you heard that right - equity to the tune of $4.6 billion...


REVEALED: KKR said to be vying with Carlyle to buy Dr Martens for over £300 million - sources

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 9:32 pm

KKR, the US-listed private equity giant, has emerged as a surprise frontrunner to buy Dr Martens for over £300 million.

Sources familiar with the matter said KKR - the former owner of pharmacy giant Boots that was immortalised in the bestselling book Barbarians At The Gate - is vying with Carlyle, another Wall Street buy-out firm, to buy Dr Martens from Permira, a European investment firm...