China Investment Corp, China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund buys big, really big!

Today’s formal announcement that China Investment Corporation is to acquire Logicor is further proof that Chinese buyers are willing to pay top drawer prices for companies they consider to be a good strategic fit.

Another tech company joins the Unicorn club

The announcement that Symphony Communications has raised another USD 63 million of capital may not seem like a big deal, but the injection grants the business Unicorn status.

Oak Hill Capital pulls in for another food stop

Oak Hill Capital, the US-based private equity investor, has announced that its taking a bite of another food chain, with a USD 525m investment in Checkers Drive In-Restaurants.

Television Production company sale on “repeat”

Tinopolis, the independent Welsh media company specialising in the production of TV programmes like Crufts and Question Time, amongst others, is reported to be up for sale. Again.

When a “Secondary” is actually a “Senary” buy out…

If Bridgepoint's newly-announced purchase of Zenith Group is successful it could serve as proof that the PE business model can be applied ad infinitum.