October 23, 2014 12:34 AM ET

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Company Overview of BC Partners

Company Overview

BC Partners is a private equity firm specializing in investments in acquisitions, growth capital, leverage buyouts, buyins, and management buyouts. The firm invests in companies operating across all industries. It typically invests worldwide in companies with significant Europe operations, even if they are based out of Europe/internationally and in Europe with a focus on France, Italy, UK, Germany, Turkey, and Scandinavian countries. It also invests in North America. The firm typically invests in companies with a total value of €500 million ($734.3 million) or more. It prefers to invest between $61.5 million and $615.2 million in companies with enterprise values between $168 million and $250...

40 Portman Square

London,  W1H 6DA

United Kingdom

Founded in 1986


44 20 7009 4800


44 20 7009 4899

Key Executives for BC Partners

Co-Managing Partner and Co-Chairman
Age: 51
Co-Managing Partner and Co-Chairman
Managing Partner
Age: 64
Managing Partner and Chief for Germany
Managing Partner and Co-Head of Investor Relations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

BC Partners Key Developments

Bidders Reportedly Appoint Advisors For L'Or and Grand Mere

Luggi Lavazza S.p.A. has hired JP Morgan while Strauss Group Ltd. (TASE:STRS) has appointed Rothschild to prepare bids for L'Or and Grand Mere brands of Mondelez International, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MDLZ), according to people familiar with the deal. BC Partners, Cinven, Clayton Dubilier & Rice, and PAI Partners are also looking to finalize their bids following preliminary talks with the sellers, who are being advised by Lazard and Perella Weinberg Partners, the sources said.

BC Partners Reportedly Eyes Paroc

BC Partners submitted the bid to acquire Paroc Group Oy, Reuters reported citing two sources familiar with the matter. Lazard has been running the sale for Paroc. Lazard and Paroc were not immediately available to comment.

SMRT Reportedly Steers £800 Million Addison Lee Bid

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SGX:S53) is examining an £800 million takeover bid for Addison Lee PLC. The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) has kicked off an auction of Addison Lee. Sky News has learnt that SMRT is at the early stages of considering an offer. SMRT is expected to be joined in the bidding by up to half a dozen buyout firms, including BC Partners, Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP and CVC Capital Partners Limited. Credit Suisse has asked bidders to lodge initial proposals next week. Carlyle declined to comment, reported Sky news.

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