Lyceum Capital portfolio company VELO has merged with the Leasedrive Group. The merged entity, Leasedrive VELO, is now the largest independent privately-owned vehicle management group in the UK with a combined vehicle fleet of around 17,500 cars. Lyceum Capital, which acquired VELO in May 2003, continues to be the majority shareholder in the new company, with management also holding shares.
Nutrisens management team, led by CEO Georges Devesa, retains a significant stake in the company
Intention to list comes four years after the GP acquired the company via its fourth fund
Online optician has previously received VC funding from investors including Grazia Equity and Goldman Sachs
Platform will enable smaller investors to put their secondaries stakes up for sale