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After providing strategic advice and vendor due diligence to Orkla ASA and their subsidiary, Orkla Food Ingredients AS (OFI), we’re delighted to congratulate them on the announcement of their partnership with Rhône. The deal will see funds affiliated with Rhône, the transatlantic private equity firm, acquire a 40% stake in OFI. The transaction implies an enterprise value of NOK 15.5 billion.
Genstar Capital acquires majority share in OEConnection from Providence Equity
We are pleased to congratulate Providence Equity Partners on the divestment of their majority share in OEConnection (OEC) to Genstar Capital
U.S -China Trade War, Android influencing smartphones (podcast)
Coye Nokes discusses Barneys filing for bankruptcy protection
OC&C advises on private equity deals in Italy's fashion industry
The Italian arm of OC&C Strategy Consultants has in recent months seen two of its private equity clients successfully close a transaction in Italy’s fashion industry.
OC&C welcomes LTP Italy into its integrated network of offices
We are delighted to announce that Long Term Partners, Italy’s leading international management consultancy, has joined OC&C’s integrated network of offices
Three quarters of retailers believe their model needs to change for them to remain relevant
Findings from new research, launched at the World Retail Congress today, provide further evidence that retailers are struggling to cope with the pace of evolution in the industry
3i Group invests $179m in Magnitude Software
We congratulate 3i on the successful acquisition of Magnitude Software. 3i is investing alongside Chris Ney, Chairman and CEO of Magnitude, and other senior executives, who will maintain a significant minority stake in the business
Poles apart: how polarisation is changing the face of global news
Toby Chapman assesses the political climate's impact on news organisations
Great Hill Partners acquire Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from Univision
We congratulate Great Hill Partners on the successful acquisition of Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion from Univision
Deep-diving into Alibaba’s “New Retail” grocery stores
The “omni-channel” buzz word has been omnipresent in most retailers’ annual reports and press releases in recent years.
Latest Education deals
Ardian acquires Study Group from Providence Equity Partners, Inflexion acquires Times Higher Education (THE) from TPG Capital, and more
Opinion: Are retailers ready for the new consumer ecosystem?
Retailers need to look beyond their industry for insight into their customers, collaborate with relevant partners and bring in new creative talent to survive in a changing business environment