Since establishing our private equity strategy in 1989, we have invested in over 330 private equity investments in 40 countries.

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Company Country Sector Description Deal type Invest. date
Aircom International Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Global provider of wireless network planning, optimization and performance management products and services Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Oct 2005
Zone Vision Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Thematic channel broadcaster and program distributor for international cable and satellite channels Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Apr 2001
Recommend Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Internet-based home improvement services and content Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 2000
Pi Holdings Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Provider of consulting, systems integration and software services Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Oct 1991
Thomson Directories Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Publisher of business directories Deal type Buyout, Secondary buyout Invest. date Aug 1997, Jul 1999
McDonnell Information Systems (now Northgate Information Solutions) Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Information technology business supplying total computing solutions Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 1993
Tertio Telecoms Country UK Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Service provisioning software for telecom operators Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 1999
Poundland Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description UK's No. 1 single-price discount retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 2002
Vision Express Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description High-street superstore optician Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Sep 1994
Devro Holdings Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Worldwide manufacturer of edible collagen sausage casings Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 1991
Gaymer Group Europe Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer of light alcoholic beverages and soft drinks Deal type Buyout Invest. date Feb 1992
Fat Face Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description UK's leading active lifestyle clothing retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 2005
HMV Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Retailer of music, books and videos Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 1998
DFS Furniture Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description The UK's leading sofa retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 2010
New Look Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description High-street value fashion chain Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 1996
Brammer Limited Country UK Sector Industrial Description A leading pan European distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul products and services   Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Feb 2017
Miracle Garden Care Country UK Sector Industrial Description Manufacturer and marketer of consumer garden chemicals, herbicides and fertilizers Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Dec 1994
BIP Group Country UK Sector Industrial Description Manufacturer and marketer of specialty plastics and resins Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 1995
Inspec Group Country UK Sector Industrial Description Performance chemicals and fine chemical intermediates Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 1992
Independent Care Country UK Sector Healthcare Description Builder and operator of private hospitals Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Aug 1990
The Priory Group Country UK Sector Healthcare Description The UK's leading independent provider of mental health and specialist care services Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2008
Greenacre Country UK Sector Healthcare Description Owner and operator of residential care facilities and nursing homes Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Nov 1990
Trinity Pharmaceuticals Country UK Sector Healthcare Description Co-development, licensing and marketing of branded pharmaceuticals, mainly for cardiovascular and arthritic indications Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 1997
Craegmoor Country UK Sector Healthcare Description A leading UK provider of specialist care for adults and younger people (acquired by Advent portfolio company The Priory Group) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2008
Aviagen Country UK Sector Healthcare Description World's leading meat poultry breeding company Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2003
V.Group Limited Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description The world’s leading marine and offshore vessel management and support services provider Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2017
Domestic & General Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description UK's leading specialist provider of extended warranty plans for domestic electrical goods Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Dec 2007
HLF Group Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description International insurance brokerage Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Dec 1999
Towergate Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description Europe's largest independent insurance intermediary Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Feb 2011
Nelson Hurst Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description Full-line insurance broker Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 1991
Alexander Mann Solutions Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description Specialist staffing and outsourced recruitment, focusing on information technology and financial markets Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 1999
Equiniti Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services; Technology, Media & Telecom Description Leading UK share registration business Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Sep 2007
Worldpay Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services; Technology, Media & Telecom Description Largest provider of card payment services in the UK and Europe and fourth-largest globally Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Nov 2010
Financial Dynamics Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description International business communications consultancy Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2003
Eversholt Country UK Sector Business & Financial Services Description Leasing of railway rolling stock Deal type Privatization Invest. date Feb 1996

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