Mark Dye is a freelance journalist based in London.
Several factors determine why a family business seeks to attract external capital, ranging from expansion to a change in generational ownership. Mark Dye spoke to John Mackie of Parallel to find out if obtaining private equity is the answer
Today the UK represents the second largest private equity industry in the world, second only to the US. Already the largest in Europe, last year the UK marketplace represented more than 50% of total European activity in private equity.