Investment Summary

Exits Interiors Manufacturing

On June 24, 2005, invested in manufacturer Interiors Manufacturing from Graphite Capital for 47M GBP

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

Investment Summary

Date 2005-06-24
Target Interiors Manufacturing
Sector Manufacturing
Sellers(s) Graphite Capital
Deal Type Trade Sale - Public Company
Deal Value 47M GBP

Target

Interiors Manufacturing

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Interiors Manufacturing Ltd dba Leaderflush Shapland, LS was formed from the merger of Leaderflush and Shapland, which created the UK’s largest manufacturer of high-performance doors. The enlarged group successfully established itself as the preferred supplier to a number of leading building contractors.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Graphite Capital

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1981
PE ASSETS 1.2B GBP
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Graphite Capital is a private equity firm that seeks mid-market investments in the UK. Target sectors include retail and consumer, manufacturing, services and distribution, financial services, healthcare, leisure, and property. The Firm looks for transactions valued from £30 to £150 million. Prospective transaction situations typically include management buyouts/buy-ins of corporate spin-offs or privately held companies. The Firm also considers roll-outs and consolidation strategies. Graphite Capital was originally formed in 1981 and became independent in 2001. Graphite is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 26 of 66
Sector (Manufacturing) 4 of 5
Type (Trade Sale - Public Company) 5 of 22
Country (United Kingdom) 24 of 63
Year (2005) 4 of 6
Size (of disclosed) 15 of 25
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