17 May 2012
Since the economic downturn in 2007, one of the oft-repeated statements is that is has been difficult - and remains difficult - for young companies to locate funding. The announcement on Monday that Plus Markets Group would have to cease trading unless a buyer could be found is another blow in the increasingly difficult trading environment for fledgling companies.
02 May 2012
After a couple of months of speculation as to who was pursuing it, it has finally been announced that Terra Firma, the private equity firm run by Guy Hands, is to acquire Four Seasons Health Care, the UK-based care home operator.