China’s expanding taste for wine drives Carlyle’s latest deal

Carlyle is tapping the expanding Chinese wine market as the private equity firm agrees to acquire Australia’s Accolade Wines for a reported AUD 1bn. 

British company TransferWise linked to “hyper growth” funder IVP

If rumours of an IVP investment in TransferWise are to be believed the UK's second "unicorn" company could be taking to a path which has already been well-trodden by others backed by the private equity firm.

Happy times for Happy Sock people!

Today's news that Palamon Capital Partners have taken a majority shareholding in Swedish sock maker Happy Socks represents a speedy and "happy" exit for Scope Capital.

Ho Ho Ho – is a deal in the can for Green Giant?

Reports that General Mills is to sell its Green Giant sweetcorn business may bring back memories of childhood television adverts for some.

Providence to explore the finishing potential for Ironman

Triathlon's continued rise as a sport may make planned sale of Ironman race more of a sprint than a marathon