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Company Overview of Equistone Partners Europe

Company Overview

Equistone Partners Europe is a private equity firm specializing in middle market and change of ownership transactions. It invests in management buyout, management buy-in, institutional buyout, equity release, early stage, expansion capital, and going private transactions of lower middle market companies. The firm also provides equity funding to privately financed infrastructure projects. It seeks to invest in support services, specialist engineering, financial services, consumer and travel, and other sectors. Within the support services sector, investments are sought in staffing- recruitment of temporary or permanent staff; BPO/FM– outsourcing, facilities management, and property services; a...

4th Floor, Condor House

Saint Paul's Churchyard

London,  EC4M 8AL

United Kingdom

Founded in 1979

Phone:

44 20 7653 5300

Fax:

44 20 7653 5301

Key Executives for Equistone Partners Europe

Managing Partner
Age: 47
Managing Director
Managing Director
Managing Director-Head of U.K.
Managing Director
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Equistone Partners Europe Key Developments

Jerrold Holdings Considering Float Or Partial Sale Next Year

Jerrold Holdings Limited is considering a float or partial sale next year to provide an exit for one of its backers, Equistone Partners Europe. The company is yet to appoint an investment banking team to oversee the listing.

Brighton Institute Reportedly Receives Bids

Sovereign Capital Partners LLP sale of Brighton Institute of Modern Music is understood to be progressed and ongoing, after a first round of bids for the firm was submitted earlier this month, July 2014. Seven bidders took part in the first round including at least four private equity firms, among them Bowmark Capital LLP, Providence Equity Partners LLC, Palamon Capital Partners and Equistone Partners Europe. The bids are understood to be well in excess of £50 million.

Concept Life Mulls Acquisitions

Concept Life Sciences Limited backed by Equistone Partners Europe is looking for acquisitions. Steve O'Hare, partner at Equistone, said: "We've worked closely with the management team to develop the new group, whilst simultaneously making the foundation acquisitions, which have given entry into high growth markets. The company has established a strong presence nationally and created a platform to target international growth and expand its service offering to existing clients. We look forward to developing the business further through the execution of its buy-and-build strategy. Alan Morgan, Chief Executive at Concept Life Sciences, said: "The acquisitions are the first steps in building a comprehensive platform of services for our clients requiring science based innovative solutions. Our objective is to expand our capacity across a broad range of services adjacent to our current capabilities in life, food, and environmental sciences. We have an outstanding management team and substantial financial support with Equistone to expand through a mix of organic growth and targeted acquisitions."

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