Boys from Brazil buy Hunter Douglas for $7.1 billion
It's the final day of the year but the dealmaking goes on.
This time 3G - the giant private equity firm led by Brazilian billionaires - is buying a 75pc stake in Dutch window blinds maker Hunter Douglas from the Sonnenberg family for EURO 175 a share.
That means 3G - which a few years ago attempted to purchase Unilever alongside Warren Buffett - is buying Hunter Douglas at a 73pc premium.
The Financial Times had the scoop overnight, so hat tip to hacks over at the Pink 'Un for landing the tale. Below is a link to this morning's the press release:
Betaville is looking forward to more deals of this ilk in 2022!..