Posts tagged: CVC Capital Partners

Publicis Groupe targeted by private equity, reveals Campaign

Friday, 8 January 2021, 2:26 pm

Publicis Groupe's shares are sharply up 5pc following reports from well respected industry trade rag Campaign that buy out firms are circling the French advertising giant about a potential multibillion deal.

Gideon Spanier, veteran media hack, reports that Publicis, run by Maurice Levy, has held talks with private equity houses, including - well, possibly - CVC Capital Partners. Below is a link to Spanier's piece:..


People moves that aren't press released - return of the Sach - part 2

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:48 pm

It was only a month ago that little old Betaville had the pleasure of welcoming the UK’s most famous debt collector back into corporate life.

You might remember I wrote about how Derek Sach, the controversial former head of Royal Bank of Scotland’s discredited and disbanded “business support” unit - the GRG - had resurfaced as an advisor to the Europe's largest private equity group CVC Capital Partners, former owner of Formula One. ..