Phoenix Equity Partners announces sale of Key Retirement Group

Phoenix Equity Partners (“Phoenix”), a leading UK middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has agreed the sale of Key Retirement Group (“KRG” or “the Company”), a leading provider of financial products for retirees, to funds managed and/or advised by Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager, for a transaction value of £208 million. Completion of the transaction remains subject to clearance by regulatory authorities.  

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Phoenix Equity Partners announces investment in Global Freight Solutions

Phoenix Equity Partners ("Phoenix"), a leading UK middle-market private equity firm, today announces an investment in Global Freight Solutions (Holdings) Ltd (“GFS” or “the Company”) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Neil Cotty. The deal is Phoenix’s third from its 2016 Fund and will provide GFS with additional investment to support the Company’s continued development and growth.

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Phoenix Equity Partners announces investment in Rayner Surgical Group

Phoenix Equity Partners ("Phoenix"), a leading UK middle-market private equity firm, today announces an investment in Rayner Surgical Group (“Rayner” or “the Company”) alongside the current management team, led by CEO Tim Clover, and a number of the Company’s existing shareholders. The deal is Phoenix’s second from its new 2016 Fund and will provide Rayner with additional investment to spur the Company’s continued growth.

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Phoenix Equity Partners announces the sale of Karmarama

Phoenix Equity Partners (“Phoenix”), a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, announces today the sale of its stake in Karmarama (“Karmarama” or “the Company”), one of the UK’s largest independent agencies, to Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company. Financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.

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Travel Chapter announces 4th acquisition this year

The Travel Chapter (www.travelchapter.co.uk), a leading provider of holiday lettings in the UK backed by Phoenix Equity Partners (“Phoenix”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bramley & Teal, a leading holiday lettings agent in Sussex and Kent. This is Travel Chapter’s 4th acquisition this year, and third since Phoenix invested. Previous acquisitions include Sugar & Loaf in Wales, Peak Cottages and New Forest Living. 

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Phoenix Equity Partners announces the sale of Palletways

Phoenix Equity Partners (“Phoenix”), a leading UK mid-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement for the sale of Palletways Group Ltd (“Palletways” or “the Company”), the market leading pan-European express pallet network, to Imperial Holdings Ltd (“Imperial”), the international logistics group, for a total transaction value of £163 million. The transaction will deliver a 4.3x return on investment for Phoenix and its investors. 

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Phoenix Equity Partners announces sale of Edif Group to Rina

Phoenix Equity Partners announces sale of Edif Group to Rina Phoenix Equity Partners (“Phoenix”), a leading UK middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to sell Edif Group Limited (“Edif” or “the Company”), the leading worldwide provider of a diverse range of testing, inspection, certification and consulting (“TICC”) services, to Rina S.p.A (“Rina”) for a total transaction value of £118.5m. The transaction will generate c. £70m of total proceeds for Phoenix’s 2010 fund representing a multiple of c.2.3x. 

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