The UK government is on course to recoup more than $100 million by exiting its stake in Actis. The private equity firm’s management will buy the government’s 40% holding for GBP8 million ($13 million) in cash and also hand over a portion of the carried interest from three funds. It is estimated this could generate at least $100 million over several years.
Andrew Mitchell, the international development secretary, said the agreement represented a much better deal for British taxpayers. "While Actis has generated significant profits, the previous shareholding...
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