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  1. May 14, 2015

    3i: three eyes

    Has 3i joined the “do as I say, not as I do” school of investment? The private equity company has finished a three-year...

  2. May 14, 2015

    3i calls time on its 3-year restructuring after assets sell-off

    3i has called time on its three year-long restructuring after the British private equity group sold a string of assets into...

  1. FT Alphaville

    May 14, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - British Land profits beat forecasts

    British Land gets a boost from its commercial property, ITV posts double-digit revenue growth, Man Utd results kick off at...

  2. April 30, 2015

    Primark growth potential boosts AB Foods

    AB Foods was in demand on Thursday after Morgan Stanley set out a 25-year plan for its Primark chain. Primark has the...

  3. April 13, 2015

    3i appoints Simon Thompson as chairman

    The chairmanship of 3i has passed to another City veteran, after it was announced that Simon Thompson will join the UK’s...

  4. March 13, 2015

    Fortum sells Swedish power grid for €6.6bn

    Fortum has sold its Swedish electricity grid business for €6.6bn to a group of Swedish pension funds and Canada’s Borealis...

  5. January 29, 2015

    Strong valuations help 3i to sell assets

    3i, the UK’s oldest private equity group and owner of the Agent Provocateur lingerie retail chain, said plump asset prices...

  6. January 22, 2015

    Balfour Beatty: holding hands

    Two people walk down the street. One proceeds serenely. The other is holding hands with a small child. Sometimes the child...

  7. December 18, 2014

    Bidders revealed for UK government stake in Eurostar

    A consortium of companies including 3i, Predica and GIC have emerged as bidders for the UK government’s 45 per cent stake in...

  8. November 13, 2014

    Financial stocks top FTSE 100

    Shares in 3i topped a rising FTSE 100 on Thursday after the private equity group reported a “robust” showing in the first...

  9. November 13, 2014

    3i wary of ‘stagnating growth’ in Europe

    3i said “stagnating growth” in Europe has made it wary of new investments in the region, as the London-listed private equity...

  10. July 31, 2014

    3i eyes sale of Agent Provocateur

    UK private equity company 3i Group is exploring a sale of Agent Provocateur, the British luxury lingerie retailer. The...

  11. July 29, 2014

    Electra rejects Edward Bramson’s board seat demand

    Electra Private Equity, a London listed trust, has rejected a request by UK-born activist hedge fund manager Edward Bramson...

  12. June 30, 2014

    Foster + Partners to buy back 3i holding

    Partners at Norman Foster’s architecture firm, which designed the famous Gherkin tower in the City of London, have agreed to...

  13. June 8, 2014

    Former 3i healthcare head’s fund at €100m

    Denis Ribon, the former head of healthcare investments at 3i, has amassed €100m from investors two months after formally...

  14. June 5, 2014

    Refresco Gerber eyes UK listing despite lacklustre environment

    Soft drinks maker and bottler Refresco Gerber has joined the ranks of private equity-backed companies considering a UK...

  15. June 3, 2014

    William Hill slips ahead of FTSE 100 index review

    William Hill and Melrose look to have lost their berths in the FTSE 100. Both stocks were below the relegation line ahead of...

  16. June 3, 2014

    3i steps off the Shearings coach

    Private equity fund 3i has lost much of its investment in Shearings, the UK’s largest coach tour operator, with a sale to...

  17. May 22, 2014

    Bwin.party agrees truce with activist shareholder SpringOwl

    Bwin.party veered away from a showdown at its annual meeting by agreeing a truce with activist shareholder Jason Ader over...

  18. May 14, 2014

    GSK’s chopsocky shocks pose questions over UK’s ethics

    Is it time for a public interest test on whether UK drug companies should bribe foreign physicians? The furore over Pfizer,...

  19. May 14, 2014

    Asset prices hold back investment, says private equity group 3i

    High asset prices are holding back investment, the chief executive of British private equity company 3i Group said as the...

  20. April 29, 2014

    Industry grows impatient as PF2’s teething problems persist

    PF2 was supposed to be the phoenix from the ashes of the much-criticised private finance initiative programme, under which...

  21. April 25, 2014

    Bwin.party calls on investors to reject activist’s board demands

    Bwin.party fought back in its battle with shareholder activist Jason Ader, calling on shareholders to reject his nominations...

  22. April 9, 2014

    Bwin.Party appoints former 3i chief Philip Yea as chairman

    Bwin.Party has appointed Philip Yea, the former 3i chief executive, as its new chairman – bringing in what one analyst...

  23. March 4, 2014

    Hedge fund Sherborne boosts stake in Electra Private Equity

    Edward Bramson, the British hedge fund manager, has raised his group’s stake in Electra Private Equity, in a move indicating...

  24. FT Alphaville

    February 20, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Brad DeLong on macro’s faustian bargain. - Go west, bank bro. And Kevin Roose discusses his new...

  25. February 20, 2014

    Brazil losing its appeal for private equity and venture capital

    Private equity and venture capital groups have slashed fundraising for Brazil by more than 70 per cent over the past two...

  26. February 12, 2014

    Cressida Hogg quits private equity group 3i

    3i investment veteran Cressida Hogg has left the UK-based private equity group, in the latest sign of instability following...

  27. January 30, 2014

    Slump in real hits value of 3i’s investments in Brazil

    A slump in the Brazilian real has contributed to a more than 20 per cent fall in the value of assets acquired there over the...

  28. December 10, 2013

    Healthcare chief latest executive to quit 3i Group

    3i Group is to suffer another high-profile exit from its private equity deal team with the departure of its global head of...

  29. November 14, 2013

    3i pledges special dividend as it reaps benefits of overhaul

    3i Group has pledged to pay a special dividend this year, passing on to investors some of the benefits of increased asset...

  30. November 13, 2013

    Barclays blundered when it hired a celebrity box-ticker

    The number of celebrity compliance officers working in the City has just dropped from one to zero. Sir Hector Sants, former...

  31. November 13, 2013

    3i shares hit as activist investor cuts stake to zero

    Shares in 3i Group dropped sharply on Wednesday after Edward Bramson, the activist investor, reduced his stake in the...

  32. beyondbrics

    October 28, 2013

    3i: no Brazil gloom for us

    Brazil’s economy may be facing harder times but Marcelo Di Lorenzo, head of 3i Brazil, says the gloom is not affecting his...

  33. October 9, 2013

    Saga float will challenge logic of the Acromas merger

    An invitation to receive Saga magazine is society’s way of reminding you that you’re a lot older than you feel. But the...

  34. September 24, 2013

    IPO hopefuls go with the floe while tapering permits

    Stock market debutantes and penguins on an ice floe have this in common: a lone pioneer must plunge in before the others...

  35. September 12, 2013

    3i offers to take full control of Nordic ferry group Scandlines

    UK-based private equity house 3i Group highlighted its appetite for new buyouts and not just disposals, after it offered to...

  36. September 8, 2013

    Movers & shakers: September 9

    ● Sheila Nicoll, the former director of conduct policy at the Financial Services Authority, has joined Ernst & Young’s asset...

  37. August 22, 2013

    Activist investor Edward Bramson to step down as F&C chairman

    Edward Bramson, the activist investor, is stepping down as chairman of F&C Asset Management, one of the UK’s biggest...

  38. July 18, 2013

    Speculation mounts over activist’s 3i intentions

    Edward Bramson, the activist investor who has built a 5 per cent stake in 3i Group, was absent from the company’s annual...

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