Investment Summary

Exits IG Group Holdings

On May 1, 2005, invested in financial services company IG Group Holdings from CVC Capital Partners and Intermediate Capital Group

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Financial Services sector.
  • This is transaction in the United Kingdom.

Investment Summary

Date 2005-05-01
Target IG Group Holdings
Sector Financial Services
Sellers(s) CVC Capital Partners
Intermediate Capital Group
Deal Type IPO

Target

IG Group Holdings

London, United Kingdom
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IG Group Holdings is the United Kingdom's leading provider of speculative investment products to retail and institutional clients around the world. IG Group Holdings was founded in 1974 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

CVC Capital Partners

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1981
PE ASSETS 82.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

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.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 44 of 167
Sector (Financial Services) 1 of 5
Type (IPO) 12 of 35
Country (United Kingdom) 16 of 32
Year (2005) 10 of 17
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-04-15 Eastern Pacific Circuits

London, United Kingdom

Eastern Pacific Circuits Ltd. is a manufacturer of technologically advanced, multilayer printed circuit boards for use in sophisticated electronic equipment. Some of the principal markets served by the company include data communications and wireless telecommunications, high-end computing solutions and electronics testing.

Sell $120M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-05-23 Merlin Entertainments

Poole, United Kingdom

Merlin Entertainments is an European entertainments company operating in Europe. Merlin runs 124 attractions in 25 countries across four continents. Merlin Entertainments was formed in 1999 and is headquartered in Poole, England.

Buy £103M
SELLER

Intermediate Capital Group

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Mezzanine Finance Firm
Founded 1989
PE ASSETS 74.5B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) is a global mezzanine finance firm. IGC looks to provide junior capital to support a wide range of transactions, including buyouts, debt restructurings, and development financing. The Firm generally invests alongside financial sponsors and management teams in transactions valued from €250 million to €1 billion. ICG was formed in 1989 and is headquartered in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 49 of 212
Sector (Financial Services) 2 of 6
Type (IPO) 14 of 23
Country (United Kingdom) 19 of 55
Year (2005) 5 of 13
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-05-01 Médi-Partenaires SAS

Paris, France

Médi-Partenaires is the third largest group of private clinics in France, with 3% market share and 14 clinics focusing on obstetrics, surgery and medicine care.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-05-17 Larivière SAS

Angers, France

Larivière is France’s second largest distributor of roofing materials.

Buy -