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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