M&A Deal Summary

Hilco Capital Acquires Denby Retail

On February 1, 2009, private equity firm Hilco Capital acquired retailer Denby Retail for 30M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Hilco Capital’s 1st transaction in the Retail sector.
  • This is Hilco Capital’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Hilco Capital’s 2nd transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2009-02-01
Target Denby Retail
Sector Retail
Buyer(s) Hilco Capital
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Deal Value 30M GBP

Target

Denby Retail

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
website
Denby Retail Ltd. is a stalwart pottery company that manufactures high-quality stoneware from its Derbyshire factory its own collection of tableware, cookware, and dining accessories. Denby Retail was founded in 1809 and is based in Derbyshire, United Kingdom.

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DESCRIPTION

Hilco Capital is the investment arm of financial advisory group Hilco Global. Hilco Capital principally seeks to acquire or provide funding to UK-based companies in the retail, consumer products, manufacturing, engineering, and distribution sectors. The Firm will invest equity or debt capital and can invest up to £150 million per transaction. Hilco has a special interest acquiring troubled or distressed companies. Hilco Capital was formed in 2000 and is headquartered in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 13
Sector (Retail) 1 of 9
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 2 of 5
Country (United Kingdom) 2 of 10
Year (2009) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-09-01 Clipper Marine

Southampton, United Kingdom

Clipper Marine Ltd. is a manufacturer of a wide range of spare parts and maintenance services. From simple maintenance to complete refits, bespoke changes, or accident damage we can support your every need regardless of brand or location. clipper Marine is able to supply a wide range of spare parts for the current and historic range of Bavaria Yachts. Clipper Marine Ltd. is based in Southampton, United Kingdom.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-12-01 Habitat Retail

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Habitat Retail Ltd. is a manufacturer of a wide range of furniture and accessories. Habitat operates 73 stores across Uk, France, Germany, and Spain. Habitat Retail was founded in 1964 and is based in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.

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