A belated New Year delivery for Paperchase?

Card Factory is reportedly weighing a bid for Paperchase a few months after the high-end stationery chain's private equity owners Primary Capital hired advisors to explore strategic options, including a potential sale.

Trainline IPO derailed by KKR late booking

US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has agreed to buy online train ticket booking service Trainline, cancelling the UK company's plans to go public

A period of calm after a frenzied end to deal making in 2014

The first few days of January 2015 have seen deal makers taking a bit of a breather after a frantic couple of months, which saw announced global M&A activity reach over USD 3.7 trillion