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Three private equity groups pull out of auction for WPP's Kantar- FT


Friday, 12 Apr 2019 07:18am EDT 

April 12 (Reuters) - :BLACKSTONE, CARLYLE, ADVENT INTERNATIONAL, WHO HELD TALKS TO ACQUIRE A MAJORITY STAKE IN WPP'S KANTAR, HAVE DROPPED OUT OF THE RACE - FT.SWEDEN'S EQT, WHICH HAS BEEN REPORTED TO BE LOOKING AT KANTAR, WILL NOT BID FOR THE RESEARCH COMPANY- FT.