CVC buys two TMT firms, Blackstone agrees Celanese JV

CVC flexed its buyout muscles again this week, buying two European tech companies for more than €1bn, while Blackstone has agreed to a joint venture for its recently acquired cigarette filter making business Rhodia Acetow with a unit of US chemicals firm Celanese.

  • By Max Bower
  • 20 Jun 2017

CVC Capital Partners announced on Tuesday its agreement to buy Swedish online travel agency Etraveli from German media group ProSiebenSat.1 for an enterprise value of €508m.

That followed its agreement to buy UK IT educational services firm QA from Bregal Investments on Monday for around £700m.

The Etraveli ...

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