The Midlands Private Equity Growth Barometer, which has been released today, highlights the region’s 50 fastest-growing private equity-backed businesses based on turnover growth in the past three years.
Results & performance
Kreab, a communication and public affairs consultancy firm founded in Sweden in 1970, has topped Mergermarket’s ranking of PR advisors in Spain for the third consecutive year.
The concerns over a slowing global economic environment hit by and US-China trade tensions, weak eurozone growth and prolonged Brexit uncertainty, knocked flotations and equity raising on the London Stock Exchange last year.
The Foresight Global Real Infrastructure Fund (GRIF) has reached a Net Asset Value of GBP100 million in just seven months following launch in June 2019.
Private company investment platform Seedrs experienced a record-breaking year in 2019 with GBP283 million invested into pitches, resulting in 49 per cent growth in investment compared to 2018.
Akram & Associates, a boutique Public Accounting Firm specialising in accounting, audit and tax services to alternative investment entities, had another successful year in 2019, growing 40 per cent. The firm is targeting double-digit growth again in 2020.
Independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager Foresight Group’s (Foresight) Foresight Capital Management Team (FCM) has raised GBP500 million in less than two years since the launch of its first open-ended investment company (OEIC).
A new survey of senior private equity professionals reveals that only 23 per cent describe the due diligence that private equity firms carry out on cyber security issues of target companies as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’.
Future Industrial Services (FIS), a provider of specialist environmental and industrial services, has announced a 22 per cent increase in turnover following its acquisition of Colt Industrial Services (Colt) and further investment in its management team and fleet.
The value of regulated funds serviced in Jersey rose by 7 per cent to a new record high in the first half of 2019, according to the latest figures to be collated by the jurisdiction’s financial regulator the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC).