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Company Overview of Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited

Company Overview

Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited is a private equity firm specializing in investments in real estate investing, middle markets, mergers and acquisitions, mature, turnarounds, and buyouts of large, asset rich, complex businesses in need of operational and strategic change, and businesses requiring fundamental change. It seeks to invest in those companies which have been under-managed or under-capitalized. The firm focuses on investments in renewable energy, aircraft leasing, real estate, insurance, financial services, retailing, entertainment services services which includes cinemas, garden centres, hotels, restaurants, enterprise software, energy and utilities, infrastructure, affordable...

2 More London Riverside

London,  SE1 2AP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1994


44 20 7015 9500


44 20 7015 9501

Key Executives for Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 47
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer
Operational Managing Director and Operational Partner
Operational Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited Key Developments

Macquarie Eyes Acquisition Of Aircraft Leasing Business AWAS

Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG) is eyeing the acquisition of aircraft leasing business AWAS currently held by Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited, reports The Australian Financial Review. According to the newspaper, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) and Deutsche Bank AG (DB:DBK) were appointed last month to consider strategic options for AWAS, including a trade sale or initial public offering.

Sources Say EDF May Sell Italian Wind Farm Portfolio

Electricite de France SA (ENXTPA:EDF) (EDF) is planning to sell assets. On February 19, 2014, Reuters reported quoting three sources as saying that the company is planning to sell a 70% stake in a wind power portfolio of some 600 MW in Italy. According to the report, EDF specifically seeks to divest a majority interest in Edison SpA’s (BIT:EDNR) wind farm business. It also quoted a banker as saying that farm could be worth around €1.6 million. Two sources told Reuters that Fondo Italiano per le Infrastrutture and Terra Firma Capital Partners Limited were keen on investing in the wind business. One source also mentioned that First Reserve Corporation is also interested. According to one of the sources, bids for the wind power capacity are due by the end of February 2014, while the deal itself is seen to be completed by the end of April 2014.

Terra Firma Announces Executive Changes

Former Stagecoach chief executive Mike Kinski has been propelled into the limelight after private equity firm Terra Firma appointed him as part of a triumvirate to oversee a new $2 billion Renewable Energy Infrastructure Fund (REIF). The move follows the surprise departure of Damian Darragh, regarded as a star manager at Terra Firma, which is controlled by financier Guy Hands. Mr. Darragh had been due to head up the fund alongside six other people. Mr. Kinski, a former executive at ScottishPower succeeded founder Brian Souter at Perth-based Stagecoach in 1998. He lasted just two years having endured a set of profit warnings in the wake of its £750 million acquisition of Coach USA.

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