BoS moves into Scandinavia

Private equity deals in Sweden have soared to €9.8bn so far this year, compared with €9bn in the previous four years combined, according to Thomson Financial. Deal sizes are also getting bigger – the three biggest Swedish buy-out deals ever all took place this year.Earlier this year, Bank of Scotland acted as joint lead arranger of the €6.5bn senior debt facility for TDC, the Danish telecoms giant.