05 Feb 2018 PE Panorama: Is this the first of a new spate of PE mega deals?

Reuters was one of the first to break the news about the latest hot private equity (PE) story – all about itself.

Predictably – and somewhat incestuously – the global news organisation got the inside track on revelations that Blackstone Group LP was in advanced talks to buy a 55% stake in Thomson Reuters Corp’s financial and risk (F&R) business, a deal that would value the unit at about US$20 billion, including debt.

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