Private Equity

We are experts in advising clients on deals involving private equity investors, and have completed over 40 such deals in the past 18 months.

Our extensive private equity experience includes:

  • advising management teams on raising equity debt for management buy-outs and management buy-ins;
  • working with management teams with existing private equity partners;
  • advising shareholders on unlocking some cash value or raising replacement or development capital to accelerate growth;
  • advising private equity houses on making investments in companies; and
  • advising private equity houses on selling their portfolio companies.

Houses we have recently transacted with include:

Accent Equity Acquisition of  a majority holding of Tommy Nordbergh Åkeri
Accent Equity Acquisition of Inteno Broadband Technology AB
Ancor Capital Recapitalistion of DuvaSawko
Aurora Resurgence Acquisition of Cardiac Science Corporation
Big Shoulders Capital Acquisition of LB Steel, LLC
Bridges Community Ventures Sale of Bridges-backed Extreme Cool Ltd
Business Growth Fund Investment in Paintbox
Business Growth Fund Investment in Adestra
Calvert Street Capital Partners Recapitalistion of Premium Inspection & Testing Inc.
Calvert Street Capital Partners Acquisition of Abrasive-Form, Inc
CBPE Capital LLP Acquisition of a majority holding of ABI
Chequers Capital Chequers Capital-backed idverde acquired The Landscape Group
Chequers Capital Chequers Capital-backed idverde acquired Quadron Services
Chiltern Capital Capital raise for Vantage Finance
Falcon Investment Acquistion of Inland Waste Solutions, LLC
Foresight Group Sale of Specac Ltd to Foresight Group
FSN Capital Sale of Roplan Holding AB Group to FSN Capital
Growth Capital Partners Recapitalisation of iglu.com
Grupo Zriser Acquisition of majority holding of Moldcom Composites
Hockley Investments Sale of IBA Group to Hockley Investments
Inflexion Private Equity Backed MBO of Global Reach Partners
J2L Holding Acquisition of a majority holding of SafeLine
LDC Backed MBO of Panther Logistics
LDC Backed MBO of PEI Media Group
LDC Capital raise for iglu.com backed by LDC
Linsalata Capital Partners Acquisition of Home Helpers
Litorina IV Acquisition of majority holding of Fresks and Gärdin & Persson
Livingbridge Investment in The Up Group
Livingbridge Livingbridge-backed Enterprise Finance acquired West One Loans
Lyceum Capital Investment in Coryton Advanced Fuels
Lyceum Capital Backed MBO of Briefing Media Group 
MML Capital Partners Capital raise for MML-backed Clean Linen
Nazca Capital Acquisition of Distribuciones Juan Luna, S.L.U.
Orchard Holdings Group Acquisition of Messenger Holding Corp
Palamon Capital Partners Acqusition of a majority holding of The Rug Company
Perwyn backed carve-out of Red7Marine’s Inland & Coastal division
Pharos Capital Group Acquisition of Motion PT Holdings by Pharos Capital Group
Pricoa Capital Capital raise for The Gap Partnership
Primary Capital Partners LLP Capital raise for eDigitalResearch
Ratos Acquisition of a minority holding Gudrun Sjödén Group AB
Rotunda Capital Partners Sale of Munch’s Supply Co Inc to Rotunda Capital Partners
Silver Oak Services Partners Acquisition of Commercial Cleaning Systems
Synova Capital Sale of Fleetway Travel
Thompson Street Capital Partners Sale of Option 1 Healthcare Solutions
Vitruvian Partners Vitruvian-backed JacTravel acquired TotalStay Group

and many more.