European markets followed Asia and the U.S. down in early trading on further concerns about the strength of the Chinese economy and growing unease over the situation in Ukraine.
European markets follow Asia and the U.S. down in early trading on Wednesday.
Despite weakness in Asia and worsening tensions in Ukraine, Europe showed some resilience in morning trading Monday.
European shares are mixed in part on good economic news and in part on individual company announcements.
Buyout firms will target smaller companies, pushing the number of transactions up, the consultancy predicts.
European and Asian markets regain some of Monday's losses on Tuesday as tensions over Russia's invasion of the Crimea seemed to subside.
European and Asian bourses take cover as the fallout from Russia's invasion of the Crimea hits confidence.
European markets are mixed in early trading Friday, with concerns about the situation in Ukraine affecting the mood.
Sober-suited private equity firm Blackstone Group has reached an agreement with flamboyant fashion house Gianni Versace to invest in a minority stake which values the whole company at $1.36 billion.
Buyout firm beats Investcorp and CCMP to take a 20% stake in the flamboyant fashion house.