Investment Summary

Exits ABI Holiday Homes

On May 1, 2009, invested in construction company ABI Holiday Homes from Dunedin

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Construction sector.
  • This is transaction in the United Kingdom.
Investment Fate
  • ABI Holiday Homes was sold to a financial buyer in 2011.
  • ABI Holiday Homes was sold to a consortium of financial buyers in 2016.
  • ABI Holiday Homes was sold to a consortium of financial buyers in 2020.

Investment Summary

Date 2009-05-01
Target ABI Holiday Homes
Sector Construction
Sellers(s) Dunedin
Deal Type Unknown

Target

ABI Holiday Homes

Beverley, United Kingdom
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ABI (UK) Ltd. is a manufacturer of caravan holiday homes and one of the most highly regarded and established brands in the caravan holiday home industry. ABI is based in Beverley, England.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Dunedin

Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1996
PE ASSETS 400M GBP
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Dunedin is a middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in the UK. Dunedin looks to invest in businesses with proven management, strong market positions/brands, positive cash-flow, significant barriers to entry, and strong opportunities for growth. Dunedin seeks businesses valued from £20 to £100 million. Targeted sectors include construction, building materials, consumer products/services, financial services, healthcare, leisure, specialist manufacturing, and support services. Dunedin was formed in 1996 and is based in Edinburgh with an additional office in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 15 of 32
Sector (Construction) 2 of 2
Type (Unknown) 2 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 15 of 31
Year (2009) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Sell £32M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-06-23 Weldex

Inverness, United Kingdom

Weldex is a crawler crane hire company having a large fleet of crawler cranes including the two largest crawler cranes in the UK, 1,350-tonne capacity Liebherr LR11350’s. Their cranes have been used in a number of the UK’s largest construction contracts including Heathrow Terminal 5 and the iconic arch on the new Wembley Stadium. The company is well placed to benefit from the rapid growth in offshore wind farm developments and UK power station construction and decommissioning. Weldex was founded in 1979 and is based in Inverness, United Kingdom.

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