Sun European Partners has acquired the HomeForm Group, the owner of home retailers including Moben, Dolphin, Sharps and Kitchens Direct in a secondary buyout deal of undisclosed value. The deal represents an exit for Phildrew Ventures which delisted the company in an £82m transaction in 2000.
Asset manager plans expansion into PE GP-leds, bolstering its existing real estate secondaries strategy
Sale to Australian travel agency Flight Centre marks the 13th exit for the GP’s 2010 buyout fund
UK small-cap sponsor could return to market for its next GBP 125m fund at the end of 2023
France-headquartered GP stakes investor is seeking to support sponsors as they become multi-strategy managers, co-founder Dominique Gaillard tells Unquote