Private equity (PE)

Hastings agrees £1.66bn takeover

Finnish insurer Sampo and South African financial services firm Rand Merchant Investment Holdings have agreed a £1.66bn takeover with the directors of Hastings.

PE firms circle AA for takeover talks

Motoring group The AA has confirmed holding takeover talks with three private equity parties as it discusses “a wide range of potential refinancing options”.

Complete Cover deal saw £108.7m written off

The net liability position of Complete Cover’s ultimate holding company Key Topco improved from a deficit of £93.4m at the end of 2018 to just £1.7m by the end of March 2020 after the takeover by Sun Capital Partners at the start of this year.

Analysis: Broker buyers upbeat on M&A rebound

As the coronavirus pandemic hits every aspect of life and business in the country Post investigates what has happened in the broker mergers and acquisitions space and what is likely to come next

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