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Bowers & Wilkins

Bowers & Wilkins

With the incumbent lender seeking an accelerated exit and the business marketed for sale, we provided a short term working capital facility to enable B&W to fully negotiate its sale to Sound United.

Bentley

Bentley

When its private equity owners sought to exit their position following several years of declining sales, we acquired Bentley and affected a restructuring to create a sustainable business.

Steamer Trading

Steamer Trading

Steamer Trading is a UK based speciality retailer of cookware and kitchenware. The business was established in 1985 and grew to an estate of 42 stores, primarily around the south east of England.

Moores

Moores

When Moores’ US parent sought to divest its non-core operations, we invested in the Yorkshire-based kitchen and bathroom manufacturer.

Tilley Endurables

Tilley Endurables

When founder Alex Tilley announced his retirement in 2015, we acquired the business and effected a smooth transition to a new management team within six months.

Office Outlet

Office Outlet

When Staples Inc. sought to exit the UK, we acquired the retail stores and rebranded them at speed, ultimately selling the new business to its management team.

Chapelle

Chapelle

When Chapelle's founders sought to retire, we acquired the business and effected a smooth transfer to a new management team over a 12 month period.

Hillier's

Hillier's

When Australia’s oldest chocolate manufacturer became financially distressed, we restructured the business and backed a new management team to take Hillier‘s forward.

HMV

HMV

Having acted as agents to HMV’s Administrators to ensure that the stores continued to trade, we acquired the business out of administration in 2013.

Oneida

Oneida

We acquired the UK business of Oneida International, provided additional funding and achieved going concern sales of the RTA Wine Racks and Samuel Groves divisions.