Apax Mulls Buying Markstone’s Stake in Psagot

British private equity fund said to be offering $144.7 million for the remaining 23% of Israel’s biggest investment house it doesn't already own.

British private equity fund Apax Partners is interested in acquiring the minority stake in the Psagot Investment House controlled by the financially beleaguered Markstone Capital Group for some 500 million shekels ($144.7 million), TheMarker has learned.