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February 1, 2021
Online fashion group Asos has agreed to buy several brands from collapsed retailer Arcadia in a deal worth $362 million, the latest blow for brick-and-mortar stores amid the boom in ecommerce.
January 20, 2021
London's position as a tech hub is under pressure as the rise in remote working has led to an exodus of startup talent from the city center.
January 13, 2021
Online car marketplace Auto1 is planning to raise €1 billion by listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Q1.
January 12, 2021
Online payments startup Checkout.com has raised $450 million, nearly tripling its valuation and becoming the most valuable VC-backed company in Europe.
January 6, 2021
The European Commission has made its first direct equity investments into 42 startups and SMEs.
January 5, 2021
Investors breathed a sigh of relief when a trade agreement was reached before the UK left the EU, but the long-term impact of Brexit on private equity dealmaking is still unclear.
December 24, 2020
The record amount of VC investment in Europe in 2020 underlines an appetite for the continent's startups even in the face of a global pandemic.
December 22, 2020
2020 was never going to be a normal year for M&A activity in Europe, but it was still noteworthy, with several significant mega-deals making headlines.
December 15, 2020
JD Sports has bought California-based Shoe Palace in a $681 million deal as the London-listed leisurewear retailer looks to expand its US footprint.
December 14, 2020
The German government will take a stake in defense supplier Hensoldt as Europe seek to protect domestic companies.
The pandemic has challenged managers to steer funds of a relatively new asset class through uncharted waters in the face of unprecedented headwinds. Yet despite fears of the private debt industry's exposure, there are few signs of serious trouble.
December 9, 2020
US facility services company Allied Universal is set to buy its UK rival G4S for £3.8 billion (around $5.1 billion), following a three-month-long bidding war with Canada’s GardaWorld.
December 7, 2020
Apollo-backed Gamenet has agreed to buy IGT's Italian gaming business for $950 million.
December 4, 2020
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November 30, 2020
US financial information group S&P Global has agreed to buy London-headquartered IHS Markit in an all-stock deal that values the data provider at $44 billion, including $4.8 billion in debt.
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