Bridgepoint Europe V, the European middle market buyout fund from European private equity group Bridgepoint, has secured €4bn in commitments from investors, ahead of its original target of €3.5bn. The sum, raised from investors in the US, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia, means the fund has reached its so called ‘hard cap’, and will […]
Quilter & Co and Cheviot Asset Management are in talks to combine their businesses via a private-equity facilitated merger, which would create the UK’s second biggest wealth manager.
Quilter, a London-based investment manager, has named Chris Meares as non-executive chairman, subject to regulatory approvals.
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has agreed to sell Quilter, a UK-based asset manager with £7.6bn AUM, to private equity firm Bridgepoint, in partnership with the Quilter management team.
New senior portfolio manager at Fidelity Fidelity Worldwide Investment has appointed Jeremy Podger as a senior portfolio manager in its global equity team where he will manage the company’s $2.5bn global special situations fund. He replaces Jorma Korhonen who is leaving the company. He joins in March and will report to Dominic Rossi, global chief […]
Bridgepoint and Eurazeo are negotiating the acquisition of Foncia, the French property management services company, from BPCE, the commercial and insurance group, for an undisclosed sum.