Press Releases

ChartCo expands digital service offering with acquisition of Docmap®

07 Apr 2017

Ardian, Keensight Capital and Parquest Capital complete the acquisition of Unither, alongside its management, from Equistone Partners Europe

08 Mar 2017

Equistone Partners Europe completes sale of Hornschuch to Continental

08 Mar 2017

Apogee acquires Danwood to create a leading European independent provider of managed print services

03 Mar 2017

Equistone-backed Mademoiselle Desserts announces acquisition of Ministry of Cake

09 Jan 2017

Apogee acquires leading digital document services provider CityDocs

22 Dec 2016

Equistone and the managing shareholders of Finizy / Meilleurtaux.com begin exclusive negotiations with Goldman Sachs

21 Dec 2016

CMBOR: European private equity activity falls amidst post-Brexit dearth of mega-deals

16 Dec 2016

Equistone invests in T.O.M. Vehicle Rental

14 Dec 2016

Equistone acquires Group of Butchers

13 Dec 2016

Ardian enters into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of Unither, alongside management

17 Nov 2016

Equistone’s Apogee continues acquisition programme

09 Nov 2016

Equistone and SL Capital sell stake in specialist lender

03 Nov 2016

Equistone-backed Apogee acquires Direct Business Systems

25 Oct 2016

Meilleurtaux.com continues its diversification through the acquisition of MerciHenri.com

21 Oct 2016

Equistone sells Hornschuch to Continental

18 Oct 2016

Mecaplast Group announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Key Plastics Corporation

10 Oct 2016

Quality Pastries acquired by Equistone-backed Mademoiselle Desserts

06 Oct 2016

Equistone Partners Europe acquires leading online retailer of motorcycle accessories and clothing Motoblouz

26 Sep 2016

Equistone invests in leading managed service provider Apogee

02 Sep 2016

Equistone acquires Roth Group

31 Aug 2016

Long Tall Sally acquired from Amery Capital by Equistone-backed TriStyle Mode GmbH

30 Aug 2016

Equistone acquires United Initiators

17 Aug 2016

Bretèche Industrie acquires ingredient automation system provider, Shick

27 Jul 2016

Equistone signs an agreement to acquire Camusat Group, a leading player in the construction and management of telecom networks

06 Jul 2016

Equistone appoints Chief Operating Officer

05 Jul 2016

Equistone acquires cloud computing operator, Adista

04 Jul 2016

Equistone acquires coating specialist Sihl

23 Jun 2016

CMBOR: Lower mid-market drives European private equity as activity normalises

21 Jun 2016

Sagard and Equistone have signed an agreement to sell their investment in Fläkt Woods

16 Jun 2016

Equistone strengthens its deal team with two new hires

06 Jun 2016

Equistone invests in leading digital navigation services business ChartCo

03 Jun 2016

Equistone-backed Fircroft completes Australian bolt-on

24 May 2016

Equistone-backed WEALTH at work continues expansion plans with the acquisition of the Affinity group of companies

23 May 2016

Silverfleet acquires Coventya from Equistone

29 Mar 2016

Equistone supports corporate succession at the GALA Group and acquires majority share

03 Feb 2016

Bretèche Industrie completes an €80 million refinancing operation

28 Jan 2016

MECAPLAST Group receives investment from Equistone

25 Jan 2016

Equistone takes majority stake in Gaucho Holdings

18 Jan 2016

Unither Pharmaceuticals strengthens its presence in South America by acquiring Brazilian CDMO Mariol Industrial

11 Jan 2016

OASE expands with purchase of biOrb

04 Jan 2016

CMBOR: The 2015 European private equity deal market achieves highest total value since 2007

21 Dec 2015

Equistone Partners Europe exits Audley Travel investment

21 Dec 2015

Equistone becomes majority shareholder in the Sicame group

16 Dec 2015

Inflexion and Equistone complete investment in UK Power Reserve

11 Dec 2015

Equistone to sell MPS Meat Processing Systems to Marel

27 Nov 2015

Concept Life Sciences completes bolt-on acquisition

19 Oct 2015

Equistone Partners Europe exits Easynet in 22 months

16 Oct 2015

Equistone Partners Europe to acquire Sportsbikeshop

06 Oct 2015

CMBOR: The European private equity deal market comes roaring back in 2015

30 Sep 2015

Equistone Partners Europe sells The Mill in a transaction valued at £190m

15 Sep 2015

Equistone’s Concept Life Sciences acquires CXR Biosciences

17 Aug 2015

Equistone backs WEALTH at work in £50m buyout

12 Aug 2015

Equistone acquires Peter Hahn and Madeleine Mode

27 Jul 2015

Equistone Partners Europe sells IN tIME to South Africa’s Super Group

13 Jul 2015

CMBOR: European private equity reaches its highest ever half year exit value

30 Jun 2015

Equistone enters exclusivity with ICG regarding the potential sale of the Stella Group

24 Jun 2015

Equistone Partners Europe sells Sunrise Medical to Nordic Capital

11 Jun 2015

Equistone acquires majority share in RHODIUS

15 May 2015

Equistone Partners Europe sells Uetikon to Novacap

11 May 2015

Sunrise Medical acquires RGK Wheelchairs Ltd.

30 Apr 2015

Equistone acquires SportGroup

24 Apr 2015

Equistone Partners Europe closes Fund V at €2bn hard cap

16 Apr 2015

CMBOR: Strong exit market helps European private equity get off to a solid start in 2015

30 Mar 2015

Sunrise Medical acquires ‘Switch It’

25 Mar 2015

Equistone acquires Averys from LBO France

09 Mar 2015

Equistone Partners Europe sells call centre operator avocis to Capita plc

27 Feb 2015

Equistone acquires POLO Motorrad und Sportswear GmbH

02 Feb 2015

Equistone backs Bretèche Industrie’s acquisition of IsernHäger

02 Feb 2015

Equistone and Bpifrance / Croissance Rail back Compin’s acquisition of Fainsa

26 Jan 2015

CMBOR: PE-backed IPOs reach highest level in 16 years in Europe with mid-sized deals at the fore of buyout market

22 Dec 2014

Equistone invests in Unlimited Footwear Group

18 Dec 2014

Equistone sells A-Plan Insurance to HgCapital

15 Dec 2014

Equistone backs Européenne des Desserts’ acquisition of The Handmade Cake Company

11 Dec 2014

Equistone backs Travel Counsellors

27 Oct 2014

Performance Interactive Alliance acquires SoQuero

02 Oct 2014

CMBOR: European exit market looks set to return to heights of 2007

02 Oct 2014

Performance Interactive Alliance acquires DYMATRIX

11 Aug 2014

Ardian signs an agreement to acquire a shareholding in Spie batignolles

31 Jul 2014

Equistone secures 2.9x return on PD&MS exit

15 Jul 2014

Equistone backs Concept Life Sciences in $100m deal

07 Jul 2014

CMBOR: IPO market remains open for private equity firms in Europe

30 Jun 2014

Equistone sells stake in Médi-Partenaires through merger with Médipôle Sud Santé

28 Apr 2014

Equistone acquires majority stake in Finaxy Group

17 Apr 2014

CMBOR: UK in the driving seat as activity with 40% of European buyout value in Q1 2014

31 Mar 2014

Equistone investment to establish digital marketing alliance

27 Mar 2014

Equistone acquires gaming and PC hardware leader Caseking

26 Mar 2014

OASE acquires Geo Global Partners

03 Mar 2014

Equistone sells its stake in APEM to ICG

13 Feb 2014

CMBOR: Private equity realises value in strong European exit market in 2013

30 Dec 2013

MDNX Group acquires Easynet

12 Dec 2013

Excellent performance of EPE's portfolio company Sunrise Medical

05 Dec 2013

Equistone achieves 2.5x multiple with Allied Glass exit

11 Nov 2013

Equistone acquires Européenne des Desserts from CEREA Partenaire and Azulis Capital

21 Oct 2013

CMBOR: Strongest quarter for European private equity buyouts since 2010

02 Oct 2013

UNITHER acquires UCB’s pharmaceutical plant in Rochester (USA)

01 Oct 2013

Equistone Partners Europe invests in Whitworths

11 Sep 2013

Equistone Partners Europe sells COMPUTERLINKS to Arrow Electronics Inc.

28 Aug 2013

EuroAvionics acquires aerotech uk limited

12 Aug 2013

Equistone Partners Europe acquires a majority stake in Karl Eugen Fischer from EQUITA

05 Aug 2013

Equistone to invest in Charles & Alice alongside management and CM-CIC Capital Finance

01 Aug 2013

CMBOR: Private equity market led by buoyant European exit market

08 Jul 2013

Equistone Partners Europe exits AFI-Uplift

03 Jun 2013

OASE acquires EDEN

02 May 2013

Equistone invests in Meilleurtaux.com

16 Apr 2013

Hornschuch purchases the coating specialist ERA

04 Apr 2013

CMBOR: Q1 13 European PE buyouts

01 Apr 2013

Equistone acquires a majority stake in Bretèche

11 Mar 2013

Equistone sells Hydrasun to Investcorp

18 Feb 2013

Equistone closes first independent fund at €1.5bn target

21 Jan 2013

Equistone sells Paragon Print & Packaging to Sun European Partners

02 Jan 2013

CMBOR: Value of European buyouts declines by a fifth in 2012

28 Dec 2012

Equistone sells global business travel and events management company ATPI to its management, backed by ICG

03 Dec 2012

Equistone Partners Europe France announces sale of Alvest (Groupe TLD) to LBO France

30 Nov 2012

Equistone Partners Europe wins at Exchange & Private Equity Awards

16 Nov 2012

Sunrise Medical to be acquired by Equistone Partners Europe

06 Nov 2012

Equistone Partners Europe France exits from its investment in Fives Group

17 Oct 2012

CMBOR: European private equity buyout market slows in 2012

08 Oct 2012

Equistone wins ‘Mid-market Exit of the Year’ at unquote” British Private Equity Awards with €1bn Global Blue deal

08 Oct 2012

Equistone Partners Europe invests in the newly established Vivonio Furniture Group

30 Jul 2012

Qualium Investissement buys Kermel from Equistone Partners Europe

27 Jul 2012

Equistone Partners Europe acquires EuroAvionics Holding GmbH

13 Jul 2012

CMBOR: UK private equity buyout market value increases by 38% in first half of 2012

28 Jun 2012

Equistone Partners Europe takes stake in Fircroft Engineering Services

21 Jun 2012

Equistone Partners Europe sells Ratioform to TAKKT AG

03 Jun 2012

Equistone sells Global Blue to Silver Lake Partners and Partners Group in a €1bn transaction

24 May 2012

Equistone Partners Europe acquires automotive parts supplier Winkemann

23 May 2012

CMBOR: Continental European buyout market slows in Q1 2012

02 Apr 2012

CMBOR: UK Fact Sheet

02 Apr 2012

Equistone Partners Europe invests in bespoke travel specialist Audley Travel

20 Mar 2012

Equistone Partners Europe sells Firstassist Legal Expenses

12 Dec 2011

Best European Mid Market Fund of the Year - Private Equity Exchange Awards

28 Nov 2011

LAUNCH OF EQUISTONE PARTNERS EUROPE

11 Nov 2011

Barclays Private Equity acquires Fine Chemical specialist CU UETIKON

27 Oct 2011

Barclays Private Equity France joins management and ING Parcom Private Equity as principal shareholders in Unither Pharmaceuticals

18 Oct 2011

Barclays Private Equity to sell FirstAssist Insurance Services for £71m

27 Sep 2011

Barclays Private Equity acquires IN tIME Express Logistik

29 Aug 2011

Barclays Private Equity France makes its fifth exit of the year following the acquisition of Martek Power by Cooper Industries

02 Aug 2011

Barclays Private Equity acquires Coventya Group from NiXEN Partners

11 Jul 2011

Barclays Private Equity acquires OASE

29 Jun 2011

Karavel-Promovacances, France’s leading online travel agency, announces completion of its sale to LBO France

01 Jun 2011

Barclays Private Equity acquires The Mill, the market leading visual effects company, from The Carlyle Group for £119m

19 Apr 2011

Barclays Private Equity sells Femcare to Utah Medical Products

21 Mar 2011

Barclays Private Equity sells Siteco Group to Osram

28 Feb 2011

The PREMIUMcommunications Group is becoming avocis

18 Feb 2011

CMBOR: European buy-out value more than doubles in 2010

13 Jan 2011

BPE sells SCHILD to EGS Beteiligungen

14 Dec 2010

Ball acquires Aerocan from Barclays Private Equity for €221m

09 Dec 2010

Barclays Private Equity sells 13 million shares in LSL for £27m

30 Nov 2010

Barclays Private Equity makes its third investment in France in 12 months by purchasing a stake in the Aurenis Group

20 Oct 2010

Barclays Private Equity sells Schneider Group to Silverfleet Capital

18 Oct 2010

Barclays Private Equity sells GHD GesundHeits GmbH Deutschland to IK Investment Partners

15 Sep 2010

Barclays Private Equity backs secondary MBO of Allied Glass

18 Aug 2010

Barclays Private Equity acquires MPS Meat Processing Systems

16 Aug 2010

Barclays Private Equity takes stake in Wilton Group in all-equity deal

02 Jun 2010

Hornschuch and O’Sullivan Films are joining forces to accelerate the realization of growth opportunities

23 Mar 2010

CMBOR: European buyout market in 2009 plummets to lowest level in 14 years

23 Mar 2010

Barclays Private Equity sells Deb Group for £325m

03 Mar 2010

ATP International Group acquires Instone International Holding AG

15 May 2009

Barclays Private Equity France acquires majority stake in Compin Group

16 Mar 2009

Barclays Private Equity acquires Aerocan Group from NI Partners

15 Oct 2008

Eschenbach Group acquires International Eyewear Limited

23 Sep 2008

Barclays Private Equity takes majority stake in ATP International Group buy-out

25 Jul 2008

Barclays Private Equity acquires global market leader Novem

02 Jun 2008

A-Plan undertakes management buy-out

01 May 2008

AFI-Uplift No. 1 in Sunday Times Profit Track 100 Awards 2008

21 Apr 2008

Hydrasun No. 6 in Sunday Times Profit Track 100 Awards 2008

21 Apr 2008

Barclays Private Equity sells Kurt Geiger in £95m buy-out backed by Graphite Capital

25 Feb 2008

Barclays Private Equity France invests in Martek Power as part of a new growth phase

05 Feb 2008

Barclays Private Equity goes green with £85m investment in Gardman Holdings Limited

19 Dec 2007

Barclays Private Equity completes exit of The Original Factory Shop

12 Dec 2007

Barclays Private Equity backs Hydrasun management in £75.5 million buy-out

15 Oct 2007

Barclays Private Equity supports £66 million MBO/MBI of Camden Corporate Fleet Services

25 Sep 2007

Barclays Private Equity backs €360 million buy-out of Global Refund

09 Aug 2007

Barclays Private Equity sells Direct Group for £40 million

03 Aug 2007

Barclays Private Equity sells TUJA to Adecco

18 Jun 2007

Barclays Private Equity supports £40m buy-out of Zenith Vehicle Contracts

08 Jun 2007

Barclays Private Equity sells Phase Eight to Kaupthing

25 Jan 2007

Barclays Private Equity backs £28 million MBO of Artigiano

18 Dec 2006

LSL Property Services PLC completes placing

17 Nov 2006

Barclays Private Equity takes stake in Jerrold Holdings for £113.5 million

15 Sep 2006

Barclays Private Equity invests £15 million in AFI-Uplift

12 Sep 2006

Barclays Private Equity sells Gaucho Grill to Phoenix Equity Partners for £55 million

02 Aug 2006

Barclays Private Equity sells Cabot Financial Holdings Group in £275 million secondary buy-out

10 Apr 2006

Barclays Private Equity invests in Metal & Waste Recycling

10 Feb 2006

Lending Solutions announces acquisition of major independent estate agency chain

05 Oct 2005

Barclays Private Equity exits leading private care company

20 Sep 2005

Barclays Private Equity sells Fosbel for £57 million

01 Aug 2005

Barclays Private Equity backs £46 million management buy-out of Kurt Geiger

05 Jul 2005

Barclays Private Equity realises stake in DCK Concessions

21 Apr 2005

Barclays Private Equity backs £27 million MBO of Phase Eight

28 Jan 2005

Barclays Private Equity backs the £23.5 million MBO of Gaucho Grill

18 Jan 2005

Barclays Private Equity backs the management buy-out of The Original Factory Shop

15 Nov 2004

3i & Barclays Private Equity agree terms on Hobbs at enterprise value of £111 million

02 Nov 2004

Management buy-out for Nottingham’s Femcare Holdings Limited

14 Sep 2004

NCC Group raises €57 million

09 Jul 2004

Barclays Private Equity backs £44 million management buy-out of Antler Group

09 Jun 2004

Barclays Private Equity backs £135 million management buy-out of Deb

15 Mar 2004

Barclays Private Equity realises investment in Salter Housewares

02 Feb 2004

Barclays Private Equity backs management buy-out of Cabot Financial

02 Feb 2004

Barclays Private Equity buys global leader Fosbel in £24 million management buy-out

27 Aug 2003

Management buy-out of leading software protector

22 Apr 2003

Barclays Private Equity backs £147 million MBO of R&SA Healthcare & Assistance businesses

04 Apr 2003

New accessory for Barclays Private Equity

19 Mar 2003

Hobbs in £30m management buy-out

30 Dec 2002

Barclays Private Equity backs MBO of Direct Group

08 Nov 2002

Barclays Private Equity backs leading private care company

12 Aug 2002

Salter weighs in with €28m MBO

11 Feb 2002