Buyout bodysnatchers

9 October 2009 By John Foley

A fund founded by a former Citi executive has teamed up with Hong Kong tycoons to bid for AIG s Taiwan business. The tycoons inject cash into an ailing local company, giving Primus a kind of listed sidepocket. It s a neat trick for buyout firms that can find a willing host.

This content is for Subscribers only

To access full Breakingviews.com content you must be a subscriber. Please use the following link to request a trial.

 

Email a friend

Please complete the form below.

Required fields *

*
*
*

(Separate multiple email addresses with commas)