Investment Summary

Exits Laybond Products

On December 3, 2005, invested in building materials company Laybond Products from CBPE Capital for 19M USD

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Building Materials sector.
  • This is largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is transaction in the United Kingdom.

Investment Summary

Date 2005-12-03
Target Laybond Products
Sector Building Materials
Sellers(s) CBPE Capital
Deal Type Trade Sale
Deal Value 19M USD

Target

Laybond Products

Ulverscroft Road,Leicester, United Kingdom
website
Laybond is one of the leading manufacturers of flooring adhesives, roofing systems and general building products in the UK. The company's brand portfolio includes Gripfill?, the market leading gap-filling adhesive.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

CBPE Capital

London, United Kingdom

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1984
PE ASSETS 1.3B GBP
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Close Brothers Private Equity (CBPE) is a private equity firm that seeks investments in mid-sized UK based businesses. Close Brothers focuses on transactions valued of between £25 million and £150 million and will consider opportunities in a variety of industries. Sectors of interest include support services (inspection testing, training/education, oil/gas services, business process outsourcing, IT, environmental services, utility services); transportation/distribution (transport infrastructure, transport services, wholesale and distribution); consumer (food/beverage, household products, media, retail); industrial (chemicals, building products, electronics/engineering, paper, packaging, aerospace/defense, automotive, capital goods); healthcare (pharmaceuticals, medical products, diagnostics); and leisure (restaurants, gaming, holiday parks, cinemas, hotels). Since 1984 CBPE was a unit of Close Brothers Group plc, a UK listed independent merchant bank and became independent in 2008. CBPE is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 38
Sector (Building Materials) 1 of 1
Type (Trade Sale) 3 of 5
Country (United Kingdom) 6 of 38
Year (2005) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 21 of 21
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-09-05 IDIS

Weybridge, United Kingdom

IDIS is a market leading importer and supplier of unlicensed pharmaceuticals. Its core activity is the sourcing and supply (with appropriate regulatory approval) of drugs which are currently unlicensed within a domestic territory from an overseas territory where they are licensed. IDIS provides its services on an International basis.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-05-03 BWA Water Additives

Manchester, United Kingdom

BWA Water Additives Ltd. is a provider of sustainable water & process treatment additives for oil & gas, industrial water treatment, and desalination industries. BWA Water Additives was founded in 1973 and is based in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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