Posts tagged: Permira

Permira weighs takeover of France-listed Exclusive Networks, reveals Reuters

Friday, 15 March 2024, 7:23 am

Hat tip to Amy-Jo Crowley.

The intrepid Reuters hacks dug out a decent deal scoop yesterday that little old Betaville happened to be chasing down, too.

According to Crowley's report, private equity house Permira is looking at taking private the French cyber security company Exclusive Networks after approaches from rivals about a deal. Below is a link to Amy-Jo's whole report:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Believe SA said to ... - Part 2

Friday, 12 January 2024, 8:08 am

Hat tip to Amy-Jo Crowley of Reuters for digging out a new line on the Believe takeover tale that little old Betaville discovered last month.

Loyal readers might recall that late last year little old Betaville published an UNCOOKED Alert about the France-listed music services company. Below is the link:


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Adevinta ASA said to ... - Part 3

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 9:34 am

So, Norwegian media group Adevinta ASA has finally confirmed the details of the EURO 14 billion takeover offer from a consortium led by American private equity house Blackstone. Below is a link to the details of the deal:


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UNCOOKED ALERT: Adevinta ASA said to ... - Part 2

Friday, 22 September 2023, 10:07 am

I see Adevinta has confirmed little old Betaville's UNCOOKED Alert about the takeover rumours.

Off course arch rivals at Bloomberg are trying to claim the scoop because the financial media behemoth published its tale last night about Blackstone and Permira's interest a couple of hours before Adevinta released its statement. Below are the relevant links:..


Permira snaps up Ergomed for £703 million

Monday, 4 September 2023, 7:14 am

The European summer holidays are over, so finally dealmaking activity has returned to the London market.

This morning Permira, a UK-based private equity firm, has announced the £703 million takeover of London-listed Ergomed, which sells specialised services to the pharmaceutical industries.

Permira has offered £13.50 in cash for Ergomed, which is about a 30 premium to Friday's closing price. Below is a link to this morning's announcement:..


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:..


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UNCOOKED ALERT: GB Group said to ... - Part 4

Tuesday, 20 September 2022, 10:14 am

GB Group's shares have perked up almost 4pc this morning.

If you are wondering why then look no further than an article published in the Mail on Sunday over the weekend.

Intrepid hackettes Amy-Jo Crowley and Francesca Washtell revealed that several private equtiy firms are circling GB Group, the London-listed indentity intelligence company, after little old Betaville's orginal UNCOOKED Alert...


LivaNova receives $3.7 billion takeover approach from Permira, reveals the FT

Thursday, 4 March 2021, 1:14 pm

Hacks at the Financial Times landed a decent scoop last night about Permira's attempt to buy LivaNova, a US-listed medical devices maker that is based in London. Below is a link to the piece:

The scoop appears to be well-sourced but oddly the shares hardly reacted to last night's news, which was a bit odd...