July 30, 2014 11:26 AM ET

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Company Overview of OpCapita LLP

Company Overview

OpCapita LLP is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions of subsidiary companies and divisions, underperforming businesses, balance sheet restructuring, public to private transactions, sale of family owned and private businesses, and transformational mergers and acquisition. It typically invests in businesses in the European leisure sectors including restaurants, bars, nightclubs, pubs, healthclubs gaming; retailing sectors including departments stores, value retailers, health and beauty, automotive, mail order stationery, office products; luxury and consumer goods sectors including clothing, fragrance, duty free, jewellery, eyewear, leather goods; food and beverage sectors includi...

Granville House

173-176 Sloane Street

London,  SW1X 9QG

United Kingdom

Founded in 2006


44 20 7647 7300


44 20 7647 7301

Key Executives for OpCapita LLP

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner
Age: 49
Operating Partner
Age: 63
Operating Partner
Age: 71
Managing Director
Operating Partner
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

OpCapita LLP Key Developments

Henry Jackson Reportedly Eyes Gala

Henry Jackson, the former owner of Comet and founder of OpCapita LLP has reportedly told Gala Coral Group Limited that he is interested in buying the company, which is expected to be put up for sale later this year. Investment bank Lazard has been appointed to oversee an auction of Gala, which runs 140 bingo halls across the UK. Analysts believe it could be sold for £250 million. Jackson's involvement in the auction will pit him against private equity groups and individuals including Luke Johnson, the former Channel 4 chairman, whose firm Risk Capital Partners Limited; is among the other likely bidders. According to Sky News, a spokeswoman for Opcapita declined to comment.

OpCapita LLP Presents at German M&A and Private Equity Forum 2014, Mar-12-2014 11:30 AM

OpCapita LLP Presents at German M&A and Private Equity Forum 2014, Mar-12-2014 11:30 AM. Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany. Speakers: Henry Jackson, Managing Partner & CEO.

Comet To Be Sold Within Weeks

Comet Group Plc might be sold within weeks after OpCapita LLP, received several approaches for it. Three strategic buyers are believed to be interested. The interested parties are believed to include both United Kingdom and international groups.

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