OpCapita

OpCapita LLP is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions of middle-market companies, subsidiary companies and divisions, distressed, underperforming businesses, turnaround, balance sheet restructuring, public to private transactions, sale of family owned and private businesses, and transformational mergers and acquisition. It typically invests in businesses in the European leisure sectors including restaurants, bars, nightclubs, pubs, health clubs gaming; retailing sectors including departments stores, value retailers, health and beauty, automotive, mail order stationery, office products; luxury and consumer goods sectors including clothing, fragrance, duty free, jewelry, eyewear, leather goods.. The firm seeks to invest in Western and Northern Europe with a focus on companies based in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Benelux and the Nordic region. The firm typically invests in between €60 million ($67.42 million) and €70 million ($78.66 million) in companies with turnover between €250 million ($275.60 million) and €1000 million ($1102.40 million). OpCapita LLP was founded in 2006 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Stephen Alexander

Operating Partner

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Gulshan Batool

Investment Director

John Coleman

Operating Partner

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Caroline Crowley

Director of Investor Relations

Javier Gonzalez

Investment Director

David Hamid

Operating Partner

Henry Jackson

Chief Executive

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Jeff Kirwan

Operating Partner

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Marie Lafragette

Associate

Chris McDermott

MD

Simon Millerchip

CFO and Head of Compliance

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Mary Mulhern

Associate

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Conor Murdoch

Investment Director

Nicholas Pouzin

Director

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Maximilian Schäfer

Associate

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Cheryl Sie

Associate

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Joshua Spoerri

MD

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John A. von Spreckelsen

Chairman and Founding Operating Partner

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Emanuele Torre

Senior Associate

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Henry Wright

Associate

16 past transactions

GAME Iberia

Acquisition in 2012
GAME Iberia is a games retailer with many deals on video games, consoles, accessories, and the latest preorder games. It was founded in 2000.

Rossopomodoro

Acquisition in 2018
Rossopomodoro is an Italian pizza restaurant chain

Sebeto S.p.A.

Acquisition in 2018
Sebeto S.p.A. owns and operates pizza restaurants in Italy and internationally. Its menu includes drinks, desserts, and cocktails.

Comet Group

Private Equity Round in 2013
Comet Group is an electrical retail chain that sells consumer electronics and white goods. It develops and produces high-tech components and systems based on x-ray, radio frequency, and e-beam technology. It supports clients in improving and evolving their products and processes. It helps bring greater safety and security, mobility, sustainability and efficiency to numerous areas of life. Working with international markets leads them to tailored solutions that generates lasting value-added for their customers and partners. Comet Group is a Switzerland-based company that was founded in 1993. The company was acquired by OpCapita on December 4, 2013.

GAME

Private Equity Round in 2012
GAME Digital plc is an omni-channel specialist retailer of video games, providing the Company’s customers with a one-stop shop for video games, consoles and content through its stores, online and mobile channels. The Company offers a range of new and pre-owned gaming and gaming-related products, including hardware, physical and digital content, accessories, licensed merchandise and GAMEWare, as well as mobile devices and movies.

GAME

Acquisition in 2012
GAME Digital plc is an omni-channel specialist retailer of video games, providing the Company’s customers with a one-stop shop for video games, consoles and content through its stores, online and mobile channels. The Company offers a range of new and pre-owned gaming and gaming-related products, including hardware, physical and digital content, accessories, licensed merchandise and GAMEWare, as well as mobile devices and movies.

The Football Pools Ltd

Acquisition in 2017
The Football Pools Limited operates as a football pool betting company in the United Kingdom. The company offers betting services for classic pools, cash out pools, spot the ball, soccer, jackpot, goal rush, lucky clover, and other games. It was formerly known as Littlewoods Promotions Limited and changed its name to The Football Pools Limited. The company was founded in 1955 and is based in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Maurices Incorporated

Acquisition in 2019
Maurices Incorporated owns and operates a chain of women's clothing stores in the United States and Canada. The company offers tops, bottoms, jeans, dresses and jumpsuits, athleisure, and work essentials; boots, flats and sneakers, heels and wedges, and sandals; and accessories, such as face masks, jewelry, bags, belts, sunglasses, hair accessories, and beauty and fragrance. It also sells products online. The company was founded in 1931 and is based in Duluth, Minnesota with a design studio in New York, New York. Maurices Incorporated is a former subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group, Inc.

AppelrathCüpper

Acquisition in 2016
AppelrathCüpper is a leading women’s apparel retailer. They offer a wide range of European brands in 13 stores across Germany.

MFI Retail

Acquisition in 2006
MFI Retail markets furniture for home offices, bedrooms, lounges, dining rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. The company also provides design, planning, and installation services. MFI Retail was founded in 1965 and is based in London, England.

Comet Group

Acquisition in 2013
Comet Group is an electrical retail chain that sells consumer electronics and white goods. It develops and produces high-tech components and systems based on x-ray, radio frequency, and e-beam technology. It supports clients in improving and evolving their products and processes. It helps bring greater safety and security, mobility, sustainability and efficiency to numerous areas of life. Working with international markets leads them to tailored solutions that generates lasting value-added for their customers and partners. Comet Group is a Switzerland-based company that was founded in 1993. The company was acquired by OpCapita on December 4, 2013.

Merkal Calzados

Acquisition in 2017
Merkal has grown to become a leading Spanish footwear and accessories retailer focused on the low-mid segment. The Company operates 215 stores in city centres, shopping centres, retail parks and suburban areas across Spain. Merkal offers a comprehensive range of good quality own-label and branded products at affordable prices. The assortment is targeted at families, with a special focus on women and children.

NKD

Acquisition in 2013
The NKD Clothing Online Store shopping is fun, comfortable from home. Discover attractive women's fashion , men's fashion , Children's fashion trends for teens and at great prices. Whether you want to dress up brand new men's clothing and in addition to men's trousers also looking for a matching men's jackets are - NKD offers affordable fashion in a wide selection. Women find beautiful ladies garments like dresses , blouses , underwear and more to complete the domestic wardrobe. In NKD really all fashion tastes are served. The varied range of affordable fashion is regularly supplemented by seasonal novelties, be it traditional costumes , fashion sweaters in the trendy colors of the season and much more.

BUT SAS

Acquisition in 2008
BUT SAS retails furniture and electrical goods through retail stores and online. It sells sofas and armchairs, furniture, mattresses and beddings, kitchen and bathroom products, textile and lighting decorative products, home appliances, as well as TV, sound, and multimedia products. In addition, it is involved in franchising its stores. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Emerainville, France. BUT SAS operates as a subsidiary of XXXLutz Marken GmbH.

MFI Retail

Private Equity Round in 2006
MFI Retail markets furniture for home offices, bedrooms, lounges, dining rooms, kitchens, and bathrooms. The company also provides design, planning, and installation services. MFI Retail was founded in 1965 and is based in London, England.

La Sirena

Acquisition in 2014
La Misión de la Sirena is to satisfy the needs of our customers and be the reference in frozen food.