Only 57% of UK-based PE houses expect the British economy to pick up in 2012, according to Investec's latest private equity industry barometer.
GMI includes two other shoes companies controlled by Consilium, River and Calzaturificio Energy
GP uses its MKB Participatiefonds IV fund to back the Dutch furniture business Heditex
Colin Baker was previously Counsel at Goodwin Procter and an associate at SJ Berwin
Verret will be a managing director at the European financial services-focused firm