Category Archives: Private equity

Guy Hands puts green first

THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WIND You’ve got to hand it to Guy Hands.  Any normal guy would be on his knees taking his kind of flak.  But in the face of adversity we suddenly see handsprings of self-belief, leaps of … Continue reading

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Guy Hands does deals his way

The Japanese word kara-oke might mean ‘empty-orchestra’ and financier  Guy Hands is a well-known for his own karaoke rendition of ‘My Way’.  But in contemplating the sale of Odeon & UCI , the Terra Firma cash register may soon be … Continue reading

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Terra Firma Capital May Invest Almost $700 Million in Clean Energy in 2011

Guy Hands’s Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. may invest as much as 500 million euros ($692 million) in clean energy this year as low interest rates and rising oil prices make the industry more attractive. The British private equity firm’s … Continue reading

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Guy Hands on life after EMI

Terra Firma’s Guy Hands talks frankly about what he has learned from the £1.6bn loss of EMI and how he intends to get Fund III ‘back to flat’. Guy Hands was not, as was reported in the press, “furious” when … Continue reading

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Terra Firma buys Everpower Wind

Private equity firm Terra Firma TERA.UL said it has bought Everpower Wind Holdings in a deal that a source said was worth around $350 million (215.1 million pounds), looking to tap into the growing renewable energy sector. The capital injection … Continue reading

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