Gresham Private Equity has backed the secondary buy-out of Town Centre Restaurants (TCR) from Bank of Scotland Corporate, in a deal with a total funding package of £48m. With over 50 sites in the UK's busiest town and shopping centres, Town Centre Restaurants is one of the UK’s largest privately owned restaurant groups, serving over three million customers every year. The company has three main brands – Café Giardino, Auberge and Azzurro.
Second vehicle will be larger than its predecessor, which closed on €843m in March 2010
Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures (DvH Ventures) has announced the launch of its first Digital Health fund, which has held a first close on €60m.
Sale ends a three-year holding period for Astorg, which acquired a 75% stake in the company from Xenon PE
Acquisition of Germany-based x-ray equipment and software was backed by senior debt from ApoBank