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HarbourVest Partners, LLC is an investment firm that makes investments in new private equity partnerships, acquires secondary interests, and makes direct investments in operating companies. HarbourVest's largest investment area is investments in private equity funds, comprising of approximately 2/3 of HarbourVest's assets. HarbourVest's direct investment group looks for investments in growth oriented businesses at a variety of stages. The Group generally targets co-investments of $5 to $100 million, growth capital financings of $5 to $40 million, or mezzanine commitments of $5 to $20 million. Sectors of interest include software, hardware, data communications, telecommunications, and financial services. HarbourVest was formed in 1997 to assume the business of Hancock Venture Partners which was formed in 1982. HarbourVest Partners is based in Boston, Massachusetts, with additional offices in London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong.
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|Country (United Kingdom)||8 of 13|
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Alexander Forbes Ltd.
Sandown, South Africa
Alexander Forbes Limited is South Africa's insurance broker, asset multi-manager and financial services company.
Tropitone Furniture Co., Inc.
Irvine, California, United States
Tropitone Furniture Company, Inc. designs and manufactures indoor and outdoor casual furniture. The company offers extruded and cast aluminum patio and pool furniture, aluminum or wood market umbrellas, patio umbrellas, outdoor bar stools, chaise lounges, patio chairs, outdoor dining chairs, and outdoor furniture sets.
Permira is a mega-sized private equity firm that targets large company investments around the world. Permira invests to support acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, take-privates, turnarounds, and growth buyouts. Areas of interest include healthcare, financial services, chemicals, consumer products and services, industrial products and services, technology, media, and telecom. Permira will consider opportunities in Europe, Asia, and North America. Permira was formed in 1985 and has offices in Menlo Park, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, London, Hong Kong, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Tokyo, Guernsey and New York City.
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|Type (Consolidation)||1 of 2|
|Country (United Kingdom)||22 of 31|
|Year (2007)||3 of 6|
|Size (of disclosed)||3 of 58|
Takko Holding GmbH
Telgte, United Kingdom
Takko is a retailer of fashionable 'value for money' clothing, targeting young families and women aged between 25 and 40. Takko was formed in 1982 and runs over 900 stores in Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.
Galaxy Entertainment Group
Galaxy Entertainment Group is a casino and hotel operator in Macau SAR, China.
CVC Capital Partners is a global private equity firm focused on investments in large companies located in Europe, North America, and Asia. CVC looks for opportunities with stable cash flows and talented management, and will consider businesses in a variety of industries. Target sectors include textiles, industrial products, waste management, building materials, energy/utilities, business services, financial services, distribution, healthcare, media, semiconductors, and gaming. CVC can handle transactions valued from €250 million to €10 billion. CVC Capital Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Luxembourg.
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|Type (Consolidation)||1 of 3|
|Country (United Kingdom)||31 of 54|
|Year (2007)||11 of 15|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 53|
KS Oils Ltd.
K S Oils Limited is a Fast Moving Consumer Goods edible oil player from India with two leading brands, Double Sher and Kalash.
Dutton Forshaw Motor Co. Ltd.
Manchester, United Kingdom
Dutton Forshaw serves as a large dealer group offering new and used vehicles from major manufacturers. The company offers to source dealers by franchise or location.
Charterhouse Capital Partners is a large private equity firm specializing in buyouts of European industrial and commercial service companies. The Firm primarily seeks opportunities in Western Europe and the UK. Charterhouse focuses on profitable companies led by experienced management valued from €200 million to €1.5 billion. Specific areas of interest include business services, chemicals, engineering, leisure, transport and logistics. Charterhouse Capital Partners was formed in 1934 and is based in London.
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|Type (Consolidation)||1 of 1|
|Country (United Kingdom)||9 of 18|
|Year (2007)||5 of 5|
Tes Global Ltd.
London, United Kingdom
Tes Global Ltd. is a digital education company committed to supporting teaching and learning. We believe in the power of great teaching. Tes supports and connects teachers and schools worldwide, helping them improve children’s lives through education. TSL Education Group was formed in 1910 and is based in London.
Giles Insurance Brokers Ltd.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Giles Insurance Brokers Ltd. is an independent insurance brokers in UK.