Informa Confirms Tentative Bid From 3 PE Players; Values Company At $6.8 Billion

Informa, the UK-based B2B giant which recently broke merger talked with United Business Media (LSE: UBM), has confirmed that it received a tentative big approach from a private equity consortium which would value the business at about $6.8 billion, including debt. The bid is a joint one from Providence Equity Partners, Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman, and would rank as the world