Competition for deals in the UK mid-market is hotting up as opportunities remain limited. Offering management teams the opportunity to grow their business internationally can make the difference to a bid as Emanuel Eftimiu finds out.
Charcoal and natural additives company saw final bids from two banks and one direct lender
VCs including the Swiss Entrepreneurs Fund, BtoV and Ringier Digital Ventures also participated
Around 40 existing and new LPs, including British Patient Capital and the EIF, participated
Fund will invest in buyouts, recapitalisations and carve-outs of both profitable and underperforming businesses