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Another Greek tragedy

  • Now the chickens appear to be coming home to roost for the architects of one particularly egregious-looking deal: the takeover in 2005 of a Greek telecoms group, TIM Hellas, by funds set up by TPG and Apax Partners, two private-equity giants.
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Case Solution for Cengage Learning: Can Apax Partners Salvage This Buyout?

Complete Case details are given below :

Case Name :      Cengage Learning: Can Apax Partners Salvage This Buyout?

Authors :           Susan Chaplinsky, Felicia C. Marston, David C. 175 more words


Update Altamir SA: No "CEO self service vehicle" but still the same fees

A few days ago, I looked briefly at Altamir, the French listed Private Equity vehicle which invests exclusively into APAX funds.

This is what I wrote about the CEO and largest shareholder Maurice Tchenio based on how I understood the fee structure: 491 more words


Antivirus maker Sophos (Apax) set for a $100m July IPO

We understand Apex plans to list its majority owned Antivirus company Sophos on the LSE for c.$100m this July. Approximately a 25% will be listed with a green-shoe allotment of an additional 15%. 87 more words


Altamir SA (ISIN FR0000053837) - French PE at an attractive discount or CEO "self-service" vehicle ?

Altamir is a French holding company whose main purpose is to invest into private equity funds. Such a structure is called in general “listed private equity”. 1,066 more words


APAX - Fly Away (Original Mix)

APAX brings in some heaters with the original track Fly Away. It’s not your normal big room track, this one brings in the melody with a heavy hitting bass and grungy kick. 29 more words


Guardian and Observer sell AutoTrader to keep the lights on

Guardian Media Group (GMG), owner of The Guardian and The Observer, has sold its majority stake in the AutoTrader group for about £850 million.  This will give it a cash mountain of about £1 billion to keep the lights on for the expansion of both publications, on paper and online. 192 more words