U.K. Lockdown Paves the Way for a Supermarket Sweep

Grocers been strong performers during the pandemic. Expect to see private equity groups circling them this year. In the biggest British retail deal of 2020, billionaire entrepreneurs Mohsin and Zuber Issa and private equity firm TDR Capital were the surprise winners of a majority stake in U.K. supermarket Asda, valuing it at 6.8 billion pounds […]

Private capital’s rush into the business of sport

Institutional investors see long-term opportunities from short-term disruption, but there are risks The most prominent sports transaction of 2020 — the $2.4bn sale of baseball’s New York Mets to hedge fund manager Steve Cohen — was both a record sum for a North American franchise and, according to money managers and sport industry executives, perhaps […]