Ardian’s Opteven, a France-based breakdown insurance group, has wholly acquired WMS Group, a UK-based business-to-business car warranty specialist.
Consortium of investors supporting the funding round includes existing and new backers
Vehicle is larger than its predecessor, Xenon Private Equity VI, a €184m fund closed in July 2014
GP intends to boost the company's organic growth and further strengthen its market position
Acquisition of the family-owned company adds to the GP's industrial portfolio