Private equity firm Triton shows interest in Thomas Cook’s Nordic arm The travel agent has confirmed that it has entered into negotiations with Trition for its Northern Europe business. The deal would include Thomas Cook's tour operator and airline in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Read more.

Private equity firm LDC to sell Away Resorts stake LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, will retain a minority stake in the resorts operator while selling another stake to Bregal Freshstream. Away Resorts operates six resorts in the UK, hosting 200,000 people each year. Read more.

Pret A Manger reaches agreement to buy Eat As part of Pret a Manger's strategy to expand its specialist vegetarian offerings, it will purchase the 90 site-strong food and beverage retailer. Pret will convert several of EAT's sites into "Veggie Prets". Read more.

Trainline expected to announce IPO intentions Owned by private equity firm KKR, the transportation booking platform is expected to issue a statement of its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange. The move could value the company at well over £1bn. Read more.

Watches of Switzerland targets £660m listing The seller of luxury watch brands has 125 shops in the UK and 21 in the US. It is majority owned by private equity firm Apollo Global Management and will sell shares in a range between 250p and 277p each, valuing the business at £610m to £660m. Read more.

B&B Hotels sold by PAI Partners The European private equity firm has entered into negotiations with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs to sell B&B for €1.9bn. The hotel chain has almost doubled its EBITDA since its acquisition by PAI in March 2016. Read more.