One of the largest housebuilders in the UK, Miller Homes, is to be acquired by private equity group Bridgepoint in a transaction totalling £655 million, from funds managed by GSO Capital Partners.
Zenith, the leading specialist independent UK leasing and fleet management provider to some of the largest companies in the country, is to be acquired by Bridgepoint from Hg Capital in a transaction totaling £750 million.
AMC Theatres (AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.) (NYSE:AMC) (“AMC”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the largest theatre exhibitor in seven countries in the affluent northern region of Europe, Stockholm-based Nordic Cinema Group Holding AB (“Nordic”). Nordic operates 68 theatres and has a substantial minority interest (approximately a 50% ownership) in another 50 associated theatres to which Nordic provides a variety of shared services. Nordic's theatres are number one in market share in Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Nordic currently is number two in market share in Norway, and with a new theatre currently under construction in Norway and scheduled to open next year, is expected to increase market share in Norway to number one as well. Nordic also has theatres in Denmark.
The Construction Claims Group of Hill International, Inc., the global leader in managing construction risk, is to be acquired by Bridgepoint Development Capital in a transaction totalling US$147 million.
Amersham, UK / Malvern, PA – December 13, 2016 – Phlexglobal, the world-renowned thought leaders and specialists in the provision of electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) systems and services to the life sciences industry, today announced a significant investment by funds managed by Vitruvian Partners (“Vitruvian”). The transaction establishes Vitruvian as majority shareholder of Phlexglobal, while previous majority investor Bridgepoint Development Capital (“BDC”) will exit the company.