Investment Summary

Exits Biffa

On November 29, 2012, invested in environmental company Biffa from Montagu Private Equity and Intermediate Capital Group

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Environmental sector.
  • This is transaction in the United Kingdom.
Investment Fate
  • Biffa was sold to a financial buyer in 2023 for 2.1B GBP.

Investment Summary

Date 2012-11-29
Target Biffa
Sector Environmental
Sellers(s) Montagu Private Equity
Intermediate Capital Group
Deal Type Sold to Existing Investors

Target

Biffa

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
website
Biffa is a sustainable waste management company that provides unrivaled end-to-end waste and recycling solutions for thousands of businesses and millions of households each day. Underpinned by its carbon collection network, the company enables the UK circular economy by continuing to build our plastic recycling capacity, investing in energy recovery, and growing the amount of surplus produce redistributing through Company Shop. Biffa is based in High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Montagu Private Equity

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1968
PE ASSETS 10.0B EUR
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Montagu Private Equity is an independent private equity firm focused on European management buyouts and other private equity transactions. The Group looks for opportunities valued between €100 million and €1 billion. Sectors of interest include waste management, business services, consumer goods, food/beverage, aerospace/defense, media, healthcare, transportation, technology hardware, distribution, industrial, energy, and retail. Montagu is owned by its managers as well as HSBC, which owns a 20% stake in the firm. Montagu Private Equity dates back to 1968 and maintains offices in London, Manchester, Paris, Dusseldorf, and Stockholm.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 50 of 73
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 1
Type (Sold to Existing Investors) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 33 of 40
Year (2012) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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United Kingdom

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Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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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 133 of 212
Sector (Environmental) 2 of 4
Type (Sold to Existing Investors) 2 of 4
Country (United Kingdom) 43 of 55
Year (2012) 8 of 9
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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London, United Kingdom

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