August Equity (AE) focuses on buy-outs of scalable service-oriented companies in high-growth, fast-changing subsectors of the UK mid-market. It makes control investments of between £10-£30m which are underpinned by a unique origination model. Our strategy builds on previous successes and enables a long-term and proactive approach to identifying industries, markets and companies benefitting from secular growth trends. AE typically works with family-owned, founder-managed businesses. It backs people with great vision, powerful drive and a genuinely innovative idea that offers the market something new.
AE is showing very strong performance from its Funds: AEP II (2007) – largely realised, 2.3x MoM at Dec-17; AEP III (2013) – fully invested in 10 companies with DPI of 1.0 from only two realisation events; and AEP IV (April 2017) which has completed four investments to date and has a strong pipeline.
Coller Capital is one of the world's leading investors in private equity's secondary market. The firm acquires interests in private equity funds and portfolios of private companies from their original owners. Founded in 1990, the firm is headquartered in London, and has offices in New York and Hong Kong. Coller’s multinational investment team – the world’s largest dedicated to secondaries – has a truly global reach. In December 2015, the firm closed Coller International Partners VII, with capital commitments of $7.15 billion and backing from approximately 170 of the world’s leading institutional investors.
DUBAG Investment Advisory is a Munich based GP Team specialized in the buyout of companies in turnaround and special situations in the mid-market segment. Geographic focus is Western Europe.
The DUBAG Team has a holistic approach and decades of experience in the private equity investment sector, which allows for DUBAG to invest in companies from various industries, such as manufacturing, technology, media, healthcare, retail amm.
The DUBAG strategy consists in supporting newly acquired companies by setting the preconditions for the turnaround in the course of the acquisition and by establishing strong and experienced leadership across all functions, which are crucial to the acquired company’s success.
Consistently building trustworthy cooperations and sustainable growth are the main goals in all our activities.
The portfolio managed by DUBAG currently comprises of 7 companies.
With a diversified portfolio of approximately €16 billion in assets under management, including €10 billion from third parties, Eurazeo is a leading global investment company with offices in Paris and Luxembourg, New York, Shanghai and Sao Paulo. Its purpose and mission is to identify, accelerate and enhance the transformation potential of the companies in which it invests. The firm covers most private equity segments through its five Eurazeo business divisions – Eurazeo Capital, Eurazeo Croissance, Eurazeo PME, Eurazeo Patrimoine and Eurazeo Brands – and its three Idinvest business divisions. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term. As a global long-term shareholder, the firm offers deep sector expertise and a gateway to global markets, and enables the transformational growth of its companies.
MCP is a Private Equity fund focused on supporting Italian and German Mid-Market enterprises in their international growth, with a particular focus on growth in Far East markets. The portfolios are managed by a highly experienced global team composed by 14 professionals with extensive experience in the PE industry. Mandarin currently operates offices in Milan, Frankfurt and Shanghai.
Mandarin Capital Funds realize majority (Buyouts) and minority investments (Growth capital/ Expansion), with an average investment size of € 20-50 million. Revenues of the target company falls in the range of € 30 to 250 million.
Investments are mainly focused in the following sectors: Healthcare (pharma-related, software, medical devices), Advanced Manufacturing (high technology, fine chemical), Cleantech (clean water, clean air, certified production processes, product safety, food safety) and Niche luxury.
MCP’s core competitive factors are:
1)Well-positioned brand for mid-market companies seeking cross-border links and growth
2)Multi-industry approach with preference for export focused sectors
3)Well integrated teams with on-the-ground presence both in China and Europe, composed of investment professionals who are working together since 2006
4)Established local networks both in Europe and China able to provide enhanced sourcing and differentiated deal flow
On December 2015 Mandarin Capital Partners reached the final close of its second fund, MCP II, reaching just under €200 million, that has not been fully invested yet. As of today, the fund counts 7 investments (mainly majority), 4 add-ons and one divestment. MCP I, launched in 2007, has been successfully divested.
Founded in 1988, Campbell Lutyens is an independent alternative asset advisory firm focused on fund placement and secondary transactions. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and private debt managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of more than 125 operating from offices in London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.
A specialist merchant bank focused on private equity and venture capital markets globally. With backgrounds in private equity - as a General Partner, a Limited Partner, a co-investor - our highly experienced team has a broad and deep understanding of all aspects of the private equity industry. We have a holistic and integrated approach to advisory and financing solutions, drawing on our strong relationships worldwide. Our clients value our ability to think strategically, providing quality advice, often around complex situations. We aim to be our client’s most trusted adviser, proving ourselves across long standing relationships.
TMF Group helps its clients operate internationally and ‘belong’ wherever they are in the world. We do this by making sure they are properly set up to do business in any country and compliant with local and international regulations.
Our work includes helping companies of all sizes with business services such as HR and payroll, accounting and tax, corporate secretarial, global governance and administration services for structured finance, private equity and real estate investments.
In today’s environment, increasing business complexity means that a one size approach doesn’t fit all - and the penalties for getting it wrong are getting heavier. Operating in over 80 jurisdictions we provide our 15,000 clients with on-the-ground compliance and administration services so they can venture further. We keep things running seamlessly, giving them the peace of mind to focus on the bigger picture.
Our people localise the global world to help businesses succeed, which in turn helps communities to prosper. We firmly believe that the only way to be truly ‘global’ is to put local first, which is what our team of 7,000 in-country experts do for businesses of all sizes, every day.
We are the leading European private equity specialists and have been researching the markets for over 20 years
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AVCJ has been the leading source of information on private equity and venture capital activities in Asia since its establishment in 1987. Today, AVCJ's suite of information products has expanded from its flagship Asian Venture Capital Journal Magazine to include AVCJ.com (Asian private equity portal), a daily e-newsletter, Chinese AVCJ, rich media and industry leading database and research services.
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Mergermarket was founded in 2000 and has since expanded to 67 locations across Europe, North & South America, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. We‘ve also got the largest team of dedicated M&A journalists and analysts anywhere in the world.
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In 2002, Inframation Group was founded with the launch of InfraNews, a niche but highly successful news service aimed at keeping the infrastructure investment community abreast of the pipeline of deals coming to market and the procurement of projects. Fast forward to 2012 and Inframation Group, made up of three regional news products and a new data offering, was acquired by The Mergermarket Group. Since then, we have gone from strength to strength, launching new services and enhancing our existing offering to cater to an industry which has grown and diversified at an astonishing rate. Our global network of over 40 journalists and analysts provide world-leading infrastructure finance news, analysis, data and events for over 20,000 users from more than 900 unique companies globally.
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