TA Associates has backed the secondary management buyout of sports mail order company M and M Direct Ltd from ECI Partners. ECI backed the buyout of M and M in 2004 since when sales have grown at 18% per annum to £80m and profits at 28% per annum. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Polish buyout firm Abris Capital Partners has signed an agreement to sell its stake in Polish locomotive lessor Cargounit, also known as Industrial Division, to Three Seas Investment Fund (3SIIF).
Amplify IV targets seed and series-A rounds, while Amplify Select makes follow-on investments in existing portfolio companies
GP had previously made an offer of SEK 70 per share, which was later increased to SEK 72 per share
Company intends to boost its production capability, bolster its international expansion and pursue a buy-and-build strategy