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Milestone Capital Partners

Milestone Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital, middle market, buy-and-build transactions, development, industry consolidation, recapitalizations, leveraged and management buyouts, leveraged and management buy-ins, and roll out investments. The firm did not invest in start up, no loss making turnaround, and property and bio-tech sectors. It used to invest across all sectors with a focus on IT services.

Olivier Antomarchi

Investment Director

Philip Conboy



Paul Dickson

Financial Director


Sarah Hellett

Investor Relations

Bill Robinson

Managing Partner

17 past transactions


Acquisition in 1999
Equinix Group is a leader in the European network-neutral colocation market. IXEurope is a leader in the European network-neutral colocation market. It operates 14 data centers comprising approximately 325,000 square feet of net sellable space throughout Europe, including centers in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Munich, Paris and Zurich. The company's more than 450 enterprise and Internet customers include Capgemini, Citigroup and Deutsche Boerse Systems.

ADP Dental Company

Acquisition in 2002
ADP Dental Company operated a chain of general practice dental surgeries, providing dental care for both NHS and private patients.

Leapfrog Day Nurseries

Acquisition in 1998
Leapfrog was a rapidly developing chain of children’s day nurseries, each catering for up to 100 children, in the 0-5 age group. All the nurseries were purpose built and set standards for the industry in terms of both quality of construction and quality of care. We led the financing project work which saw £19m of equity and £27m of bank debt committed to this investment.

Coffee Nation

Acquisition in 2008
Coffee Nation is a provider of premium quality, self serve gourmet coffee in UK. We work with over 800 coffee partners in a variety of sectors including retail, leisure, forecourts, education and healthcare.

Eton Group

Acquisition in 1998
Eton Group formed to develop a small chain of branded, four to five star, 40-60 bedroom town house hotels, aimed largely at the discerning corporate traveller. Market analysis suggested that this niche was likely to be one of the most attractive in the hotel sector, offering significant growth.

Cadum International

Acquisition in 2007
Cadum International manufactures and markets personal care products. Cadum International offers solid soaps, liquid soaps, family hygiene products, kids and adult shower gels, and hygiene baby products.


Acquisition in 2001
5asec is a textile care brand that provides its customers with dry cleaning and laundry services. 5asec provides its services in 3 segments, including basic services: dry cleaning, professional washing and steam ironing, and stain cleaning; professional services: duvet and home linen treatment, alterations services; and carpets, furniture, and leather cleaning; and textile care solutions: maxima treatment, appret finish, anti-moth and dust mites’ repellent solutions, and water repellent treatments. 5asec is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

Nordic Recycling

Acquisition in 2005
Nordic Recycling provides existing waste collection, treatment, and recycling services for industrial, commercial, and public sectors. The company offers waste collection services in the areas of general waste, dry mixed recycling, paper, cardboard, plastics, glass, metal, electronic and electrical equipment, and hazardous waste; waste recycling services for paper, cardboard, glass.

Stalwart Group

Acquisition in 1994
Stalwart Group has a UK market leader in the development of financial products for those in retirement. Its core product was a reversionary property annuity scheme which enabled "income poor/asset rich" elderly home owners to purchase an annuity with their residential property whilst maintaining a leasehold life interest. Demographic trends pointed to strong market growth in this sector despite difficult regulatory market conditions, brought about by poor selling of inappropriate "equity release" products by other providers. Prior to our investment, Stalwart had an excellent reputation, a leading market share and was available at an attractive price, but had problems with its funding structure.


Acquisition in 2013
ITX SA provides international employees’ administration services. The company offers services that allow partial or total outsourcing of international employees’ administration. Its services include analyzing the needs of companies and their mobility policies; building company packages adapted to international employee population; creating international management units; calculating the elements of salary linked to the assignments, such as mobility premiums, and hardship and cost of living allowances; setting up expatriates payroll.

Renaissance BV

Acquisition in 2000
Renaissance BV offered pensioners a long-term, personalised environment that was targeted at enhancing their quality of life. Services included recreational activities tailored to individual skill levels, interests and abilities. The company focused on high quality locations and larger facilities in a quiet and calm environment. Services included food, lodging, assistance, personal and medical care.


Acquisition in 2004
Winncare supplies homecare products for dependent people and the elderly in France and other European countries.

Star Energy Group Limited

Acquisition in 1999
Star Energy Group Limited planned to develop an onshore oil and gas utility business through the acquisition of a small number of complementary businesses. The focus was on companies with producing assets which had the potential to develop annuity streams through gas storage and electricity production.

JHL Biotech, Inc.

Convertible Note in 2018
JHL Biotech, Inc. operates as a biopharmaceutical company worldwide. The company offers contract development and manufacturing services to accelerate the development programs of various partners. Its services include cell line development, upstream and downstream process development, analytical development, formulation development, cGMP manufacturing, warehouse, quality assurance and control, utilities, purification suites, and media and buffer preparation areas. JHL Biotech, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Zhubei City, Taiwan.

Tom Cobleigh

Acquisition in 1992
Tom Cobleigh was developed as an independent pub retailer operating in the Midlands, East Yorkshire and Humberside regions. At the time of exit in 1996, it operated some 59 outlets, of which 42 were managed pubs trading under the Tom Cobleigh brand. Many of these pubs, which were purpose-built, larger, "out-of-town" properties, were designed to have wide consumer appeal, offer good value for money and wholesome food in comfortable surroundings. At the time of our first investment in 1992, market analysis clearly confirmed a declining trend in trading through town centre traditional tenanted pub chains. The same analysis suggested strong consumer preference for well-sited, large, managed pubs offering good quality, reasonably priced food. We shared the management team’s vision and strategy for the successful development from scratch of a managed pub retailing business at this time.

GES International

Acquisition in 2003
GES International is a group of plastic film printing companies that produced innovative packaging solutions for various industries.

Compre Group

Acquisition in 2011
Compre is a legacy specialist with over 30 years of experience in the acquisition and management of insurance and reinsurance companies and portfolios in run-off.