Finance

Buying a big part of the Burger King franchise in Europe shows the group means business

The sector looks disturbingly like the boom in hedge funds did before the financial crisis

The demand for new sources of data on private companies comes at a time when investor interest in such businesses has never been so high

Shadow capital, especially from family offices, is growing more rapidly than ever

Some of Europe’s wealthiest families are behind a direct deal multi-family office

Investor worries should be a concern for listed family businesses

To take back control isn’t the only reason driving buyouts…but it’s a big one

The move by the son of one of the world’s greatest investors proves the point