Epiris

Epiris is an independent private equity fund manager with more than 25 years’ experience. During this time we have invested in excess of £4.7 billion in more than 200 deals. As at 31 March 2016 they had funds under management of £2 billion including capital available for new investment of £400 million. Their major client is Electra Private Equity PLC, an investment trust listed on the London Stock Exchange. Their staff are based in one office in London meaning reporting lines are short and we are able to make decisions quickly. Their senior management team has on average 22 years' experience in private equity. The investment team has an average of 20 years' experience in private equity and is supported by a team of specialists in compliance, finance, investor relations and marketing.
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Aaron Atwal

Investment Manager

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Nicholas Board

Investor Relations and Marketing Manager

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Pamela Brent

Investment Manager

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Alex Cooper-Evans

Partner

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Pablo Espinoza

Investment Associate

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Thayne Forbes

Investment Associate

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Nicola Gray

Investment Partner

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Chris Hanna

Partner

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Zoe Lai

Investment Manager

Bill Priestley

Chief Investment Partner

Alex Wilby

Investment Director

68 past transactions

Time Inc.

Acquisition in 2018
One of the world's leading publishing companies

MPS Meat Processing Systems

Acquisition in 2008
MPS Meat Processing Systems B.V. manufactures and supplies automated slaughter lines for the food industry and industrial wastewater treatment systems worldwide. It offers pig, cattle, and sheep slaughter lines, as well as slaughter robotisation, stunning, blood processing, and support solutions; and cutting rooms, including cutting, blade bone remover, deboning systems, and logistics solutions.

Audiotonix Limited

Private Equity Round in 2014
AudioTonix is a UK-based manufacturer of some of the world’s most popular, successful and ground-breaking digital mixing consoles for the live, theatre, broadcast and post production industries and is exclusively distributed in the U.S. by Group One Ltd. of Farmingdale, New York.

LondonMetric Property Plc

Private Equity Round in 2007
LondonMetric Property Plc that owns, creates and builds real estate that meets occupiers’ demands in a rapidly evolving retail environment.

Freightliner Group Limited

Private Equity Round in 1996
Freightliner Group provides rail freight services for blue-chip organizations in the United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Australia. It transports aggregates, cement, coal, construction materials, minerals, petrochemicals, and waste. The company also provides maritime container transport services; repair and maintenance of traction and rolling stock; and rail haulage solutions for bulk, intermodal, and infrastructure services.

Las Iguanas

Private Equity Round in 2002
Las Iguanas Limited operates a chain of Latin American restaurants. It offers various menus and drinks, as well as provides venues for Christmas parties. The company also offers franchise opportunities. It sells spirits, wooden muddlers, T-shirts, and gift vouchers via online. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Bristol, United Kingdom with branches in the United Kingdom. As per the transaction announced on July 7, 2015, Las Iguanas Limited operates as a subsidiary of Casual Dining Group Limited.

Calrec Audio Ltd

Acquisition in 2014
Calrec Audio Ltd designs, manufactures, and supplies broadcast audio mixing consoles for broadcasters.

Allen & Heath

Acquisition in 2013
Allen & Heath Limited designs and manufactures digital audio mixing desks. It offers digital mixing systems, compact digital mixers, professional DJ and club mixers, controllers and headphones, analogue mixers, personal mixing systems, analogue studio consoles/multi-channel interfaces/DAW control surfaces, matrix mixers, dual function FoH/monitor mixers, multi-track recorders and USB/FireWire interfaces, powered and unpowered analogue live mixers, broadcast mixers, and analogue zone mixers. The company’s products are used for applications in live sound projects, permanent installations.

Las Iguanas

Acquisition in 2020
Las Iguanas Limited operates a chain of Latin American restaurants. It offers various menus and drinks, as well as provides venues for Christmas parties. The company also offers franchise opportunities. It sells spirits, wooden muddlers, T-shirts, and gift vouchers via online. The company was incorporated in 1990 and is based in Bristol, United Kingdom with branches in the United Kingdom. As per the transaction announced on July 7, 2015, Las Iguanas Limited operates as a subsidiary of Casual Dining Group Limited.

The Cheese Company

Acquisition in 1992
The Cheese Company is the independent producer of cheese, manufacturing.

Park Resorts

Debt Financing in 2012
Park Resorts Group is a leading UK caravan park operator with 35 parks situated in coastal areas across England, Scotland and Wales. Park Resorts Group Ltd was established after GB Holiday Parks was acquired by ABN AMRO Capital in November 2004 for £105 million.

IFG Group plc

Acquisition in 2019
IFG Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the intermediation and administration of financial service products primarily in the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Platform and Independent Wealth Management. The company provides platform for multi-class asset administration and retirement services; and financial planning and investment management services to high net-worth individuals, charities, and trusts. IFG Group plc is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Kingfield Heath

Acquisition in 2007
Kingfield Heath was a leading business supplies wholesaler, supplying the full range of office and business supplies including computer consumables. The Company also serviced a broad range of business customers including office supplies dealers and resellers throughout the UK. The Company operated from nine warehouses, including a state of the art central warehouse, near Leicester, supported by a Head Office in Sheffield.
Sparrows Offshore Group provides engineered products and services in the areas of lifting and mechanical handling, cable and pipe lay, and fluid power to the energy industry. The company offers engineering design services in the areas of mechanical, structural, hydraulic, and electrical design; technical consulting; bespoke lifting and mechanical handling equipment design; FEED studies; analysis reports and product drawings; structural integrity analysis.

Daler-Rowney

Acquisition in 2011
Daler-Rowney is a provider of fine art supplies for color, brushes, paper, and accessories. The Company was founded in 1783, based in the United Kingdom.

Capital Safety

Acquisition in 1998
Capital Safety, one of the world's leading manufacturers of fall protection, confined space and rescue equipment, with 20 operating sites worldwide and a passionate commitment to quality, innovation and safety, is home of the DBI-SALA, PROTECTA and UNILINE brands. All of Capital Safety's fall protection and rescue systems are backed by extensive training, knowledgeable technical assistance and professional customer service.

Zensar Technologies Limited

Private Equity Round in 1997
Zensar Technologies is a digital solutions and technology services company. It is focused on engineering, marketing, conceptualizing, designing, and managing digital products and experiences for high-growth companies looking to disrupt through innovation and velocity. It is specialized in retail, banking and finance, manufacturing, utilities, and more.

Eversholt Rail Group Ltd.

Acquisition in 1996
Eversholt Rail Group Ltd. owns and leases out passenger and freight rolling stock for train and freight operators in the United Kingdom. It also procures and finances new rolling stock. Eversholt Rail Group Ltd. was formerly known as HSBC Rail (UK) Limited and changed its name to Eversholt Rail Group Ltd. in January 2010. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2010, Eversholt Rail Group Ltd. is a joint venture between CK Hutchison Holdings Limited and CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited.

Parkdean Resorts

Acquisition in 2013
Parkdean Resorts is a UK focused self-catering holiday park operator, offering 73 unique UK holiday parks across England.

PHS Group Limited

Acquisition in 1995
PHS products in washrooms up and down the UK, and these businesses rely on us daily to ensure their facilities stay in top condition.. In fact, over 200,000 organisations rely on PHS to provide them with expert workplace services. Managing things like washrooms, safety and waste disposal can be a time consuming task. This often leaves little time for those responsible to do their day job. PHS takes the headache and effort out of managing these processes, resulting in a first class premises and a more efficient workplace. Explore what PHS has to offer below..

William Cook Holdings Ltd.

Acquisition in 1997
William Cook Holdings Ltd. , is a manufacturers of steel castings, supplying a wide range of industries including defence, construction, transportation, materials handling and power generation.

Sporting Index

Private Equity Round in 1995
Sporting Index Limited provides online sports spread betting services. It offers golf, football, cricket, tennis, rugby, and horse racing betting. It also hosts spread betting virtual games which are available to play 24/7. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of April 30, 2015, Sporting Index Limited operates as a subsidiary of Touchbet Limited.

HMY Group S.A.S.

Acquisition in 2000
HMY is a leading group in the engineering, manufacturing & fitting of retail furniture. In addition, It offer brands & retail consulting, design & architecture services, site & project management, general contracting & tech solutions.

Sharps Bedrooms

Acquisition in 2021
Sharps Bedrooms provides fitted bedroom and home office furniture. Sharps Bedrooms is a fitted bedroom and home office specialist.

Guala Closures Group

Private Equity Round in 1998
Guala Closures Group operates as a production of packaging for spirits, wine, oil and vinegar, water and beverages and pharmaceuticals.

Energy Power Resources Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 1998
Energy Power Resources Ltd. generates electricity using renewable sources.

Thermocoax

Acquisition in 2006
Thermocoax insulated cable technology, Thermocoax's products serve a large number of sectors including nuclear energy, civil and defence aviation, solar energy, electronics and semiconductors, medical and scientific instrumentation, industrial and petrochemical.

The Stationery Office Ltd.

Acquisition in 1996
The Stationery Office Ltd., publishes various titles in print and digital formats for central government departments and other public sector organizations

Amtico International

Acquisition in 1995
Amtico International is a a manufacturer of high-quality luxury vinyl flooring. It manufactures LVT in its US and UK plants and sells around the world under the “Amtico” and “Spacia” brands. The company, which today employs over 600 people, was founded in 1965 and became an independent business in 1995, owned by its management and outside investors

Retirement Bridge Group

Acquisition in 2016
Retirement Bridge Group is an originator, consolidator and servicer of home reversion equity release plans.

Esporta Health Clubs

Private Equity Round in 1996
Esporta Health & Fitness Clubs (usually known as just Esporta) was a chain of health clubs in the United Kingdom, which also once owned clubs in Spain. The clubs offer a wide variety of different fitness facilities, including gyms, swimming pools and courts for racquet sports. In addition, they offer a choice of bar food and drinks, spa treatments, and live sporting coverage. On 26 April 2011, after two years of ownership, Société Générale confirmed that it had agreed to sell its Esporta health, fitness and racquets clubs to Virgin Active for £77.5m.
Sentinel Performance Solutions is a company that protects domestic and commercial heating and hot water systems. Originally launched in the UK by Grace Dearborn in 1988 and subsequently a subsidiary of the leading multinational General Electric, Sentinel has operated independently since 2005, expanding its international reach and range of innovative solutions.

Kalle

Private Equity Round in 2010
Kalle specialises in the industrial manufacture of sausage casings. In addition to this core expertise, the Wiesbaden-based company produces sponge cloths, functional food ingredients and a range of other products for the meat sector and other protein-processing industries. Benefiting from stable growth in the global market for sausage products, Kalle is now one of the largest players in the industry worldwide.

Davies Group Limited

Acquisition in 2011
Davies Group is a insurance claims service provider. We are a growing business with a winning track record of delivering third party administration and specialist technical services across property, casualty, motor and niche lines to brokers, the Lloyds market, UK and Global insurance companies, and large self-insured businesses.

Hollywood Bowl Group

Acquisition in 2014
Hollywood Bowl Group is the market leader in an industry which offers excellent growth opportunities. The business has a strong track record of industry outperformance, thanks to an excellent management team and a history of investment-backed growth. Hollywood Bowl Group has built a reputation for delivering outstanding family entertainment in venues that are also aspirational leisure destinations for young adults and perfect for corporate parties and events. Since its formation in 2010, Hollywood Bowl Group has modernised the customer bowling experience. With innovations like its state-of-the-art booking and scoring systems, and centres offering American diners, licenced bars and exclusive VIP lanes, Hollywood Bowl Group has brought bowling into the 21st Century. The company employs 2000 team members, 100 of whom are based at its central support center in Hemel Hempstead.
Elian is a specialist in capital market solutions; private equity, real estate and fund administration; corporate services; private client solutions, Elian has a clear, uncompromising vision: to continually deliver more value by raising the bar in trust and corporate services. Elian works with global law firms and accountancy firms, multi-national corporations, financial institutions, fund managers, high net worth individuals and family offices and believes that the best can always be better. With over 600 professionals across a network of 15 international offices, covering a wide range of time zones and key financial centres, Elian is expert in handling large, demanding and complex engagements. From its technical skills and market understanding, to the personalised service given to clients, Elian is always looking to set new industry standards by challenging standard practice. Elian's network of offices comprises of Amsterdam, Bahrain, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dublin, Frankfurt, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Jersey, Lisbon, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan and Tokyo.

Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corp.

Private Equity Round in 1986
Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corp., operates regional railroads.

Esure

Acquisition in 2010
esure was founded in 2000 by Chairman, Peter Wood, to offer competitive insurance cover by using the Internet as a primary sales channel. Mr Wood pioneered the direct selling of insurance over the telephone back in 1985, when he launched Direct Line. With esure, his aim was to go a step further and harness the efficiency of the Internet to give a better deal to responsible drivers and careful homeowners. From the outset, their goal was to offer superior service - on both the internet and phone - while using technologically advanced systems and underwriting to keep premiums low.

Aspen Healthcare Limited

Acquisition in 1998
Aspen Healthcare is the owner and operator of four highly regarded private acute hospitals, one cancer centre and three ambulatory day surgery centres. Medical services provided range from outpatient clinics and diagnostic screening to complex surgery and specialised cancer treatments.

CALA Group Ltd

Private Equity Round in 2013
CALA Group Limited designs, builds, and sells homes in the United Kingdom. The company offers multi-family home designing and construction services from starter homes to luxury detached family properties. It provides quality homes in the North, East and West of Scotland, in the Midlands, and the South East of England. The company was founded in 1875 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Dentsu Aegis Network

Private Equity Round in 1993
Dentsu Aegis Network is the first truly global communications network for the digital age. Through its six global network brands - Carat, iProspect, Isobar, Posterscope, Vizeum and the Dentsu agency brand – and supported by its growing multi-market brands including Amnet, Amplifi, Data2Decisions, Dentsu media, mcgarrybowen, Mitchell Communications (PR), psLive and 360i - Dentsu Aegis Network aims to be the global network of choice for clients seeking best-in-class expertise and capabilities in brand, media and digital communications services. Offering a distinctive and innovative range of products and services, Dentsu Aegis Network is headquartered in London and operates in 110 countries worldwide with over 22,000 dedicated specialists.Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire a 51% stake in Barnes, Catmur & Friends (BC&F)

Moser Baer

Private Equity Round in 1998
Moser Baer India Limited manufactures and sells optical storage media products in India. The company operates through Storage Media Products and Solar Products segments. It provides LED lights and drivers; USB flash drives; and optical storage media products, including recordable compact discs, rewritable compact discs, recordable digital versatile discs, rewritable digital versatile discs, and blue laser discs. The company also provides solar power products, including crystalline cells and modules, and thin film modules. In addition, it offers home entertainment products, such as home video titles in Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, and Bengali, as well as non-film categories. The company also exports its products. Moser Baer India Limited was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Treetops Nurseries Limited

Acquisition in 2012
Treetops Nurseries was founded in 1991, and inspired by a safari trip to Kenya. 24 years on, now with 49 nurseries across England, we now provide childcare to over 3,000 children, by over 1000 childcare professionals. Our family of characters, led by Roarie the Lion, provide fun theming to our nursery environments. Treetops focus on facilitating the children to play, create and educate their way through the Early Years Foundation curriculum, whilst striving to provide outstanding childcare in what truly is their home from home.

Agricola Group

Acquisition in 1998
Agricola Group Ltd. produces and supplies animal feed and nutrition products to the farming community in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers compound feeds, blended feeds, farmgate products, and pig nutrition products. The company also has interests in the recycling and renewable energy sectors.

Digico Electronic Manufacturing inc.

Private Equity Round in 2014
Located in Laval, Digico is a privately owned Quebec company specializing in the manufacture of complex electronic equipment including printed circuits, cables and harnesses, tropicalization, customer test execution and electromechanical integration. For 40 years now, they have successfully responded to the demands and requirements of their loyal customers. Their mission is to be the electronic manufacturing company recognized for its expertise and innovative solutions. In addition, they believe that it is fundamental to place great importance on developing and maintaining lasting relationships with their employees and customers.

Park Resorts

Acquisition in 2015
Park Resorts Group is a leading UK caravan park operator with 35 parks situated in coastal areas across England, Scotland and Wales. Park Resorts Group Ltd was established after GB Holiday Parks was acquired by ABN AMRO Capital in November 2004 for £105 million.

Diamorph

Acquisition in 2018
Diamorph AB (publ) engages in the development, manufacturing, and sale of products in the areas of fire protection, rail, vacuum pumps and compressors, marine, high temperature process industries, automotive, renewable energy, and wear protection to customers in Sweden and internationally. It offers bearings, rollers, fire protection materials, hard materials, refractories, and rotor vanes. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden with manufacturing companies in Manchester, United Kingdom; and Horni Briza, Czech Republic. with sales offices and staff in a further four countries. It also has sales offices worldwide.

Bonhams Brooks PS&N Ltd.

Acquisition in 2018
Bonhams is an auctioneer that offers auction services to trade fine arts and antique goods. The company offers services relevant to auction estimates, appraisals, corporate art collections, insurance valuations, private collections and house sales, tax and heritage advice, and museum collections, awareness, and fund-raising. It also operates a restaurant. Bonhams sells products under several departments such as antiquities, arms and armors, Asian art, books, decorative art, ethnographic art, jewelry, furniture, musical instruments, coins, wine and whiskey, natural history, and more. Bonhams was founded in 1793 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom with offices and representatives in America, South Asia, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle-East, and Africa. It has auction venues in San Francisco, Hong Kong, Sydney, New York, Edinburgh, and more.

Portals De La Rue Ltd.

Acquisition in 2018
Portals De La Rue Ltd. manufacturers of paper, or substrate for banknotes. Portals De La Rue Ltd. manufactures substrate used to make banknotes and security documents such as passports, vehicle registration documents and birth and marriage certificates.
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) provides global strategic maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions to shipowners and operators .

Premium Credit

Acquisition in 1996
Premium Credit is the No.1 Insurance Premium Finance Company in the UK and Ireland. We also provide the finance to pay annual fees such as accountancy fees and school fees. We have 2 million customers and achieved advances of £3.7 billion in 2013, processing 25 million Direct Debits. We work with 4,000 intermediaries across our chosen markets.

ITV Westcountry

Acquisition in 1996
ITV Westcountry is the television franchise.

CPA Global

Private Equity Round in 2010
The company is based in the United Kingdom. CPA Global Limited operates as a subsidiary of CPA Global Limited.

Lil-lets Group

Acquisition in 2006
Lil-lets Group provides feminine hygiene products for customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers SmartFit non-applicator and applicator tampons; ultra-pads, pantyliners, pads, and intimate care products; fragranced washing products; long pads, night pads, and liners for teens; and pants. The company also provides advisory services. It offers its products through stockists and online.

Synlab Limited

Private Equity Round in 2008
As a company we understand the challenges faced by the UK healthcare market. We are experienced in the redesign of pathology services in challenging European markets such as Germany, resulting in consolidation, service improvement and essential cost savings. We are using this experience to help organisations redesign their services and reduce costs whilst delivering an improved service that meets the needs of the clinicians and patients.

Nuaire Limited

Acquisition in 2007
Nuaire Limited designs and manufactures domestic, commercial, and industrial ventilation solutions for customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company offers ducting and ancillaries, twin fans, supply and extract systems, positive input ventilation systems, heat recovery systems, smoke fans, roof fans, multi-point extract systems, extract fans, controls and ancillaries, axial fans, and air handling units. Its products are used for applications in apartments and flats, car parks and smoke areas, factories and warehouses, hospitals, hotels, offices, schools, toilets, residential buildings, commercial kitchens, supermarkets, retail facilities, student accommodation facilities, leisure and sports facilities, residential repairs, industrial, surgeries and medical centers, care homes, public buildings, agriculture, blast freezers, food processing, marine, mining, offshore, power generation, and tunnels.

Unipart Group

Acquisition in 1987
Unipart Group is a provider of manufacturing, logistics and consultancy services.

Gower Furniture Ltd.

Acquisition in 1998
Gower Furniture Ltd. is a volume manufacturer of self-assembly kitchens, sold through DIY sheds and builders' merchants.

Healthcall Group Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 1994
Healthcall Group, Ltd. provides doctor deputizing services for NHS GPs.

South Lakeland Parks

Acquisition in 2013
South Lakeland Parks Limited operates holiday parks and hotels. South Lakeland Parks Limited was formerly known as South Lakeland Caravans Limited and changed its name to South Lakeland Parks Limited in June 2006. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Carnforth, United Kingdom. South Lakeland Parks Limited operates as a subsidiary of Parkdean Resorts Finco Limited.

The Club Company

Acquisition in 2018
The Club Company (UK) Limited owns and operates health and golf country clubs in the United Kingdom. The company’s amenities and facilities include gyms, group fitness studios, swimming pools, wet spas, crèches, health and beauty facilities, tennis courts, championship golf courses, bars, restaurants, and lounges with Wi-Fi. It also operates Country Club Retreats, a network of luxury lodges, where it provides spa treatments and fitness facilities. The Club Company (UK) Limited was formerly known as Clubhaus Limited and changed its name to The Club Company (UK) Limited in September 2004. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Reading, United Kingdom.

Allflex Group

Acquisition in 1998
Allflex is the world leader in design, technology, manufacturing and delivery of animal identification for traceability systems across all production. We bring cutting-edge, practical applications of visual, electronic and radio frequency animal identification technology to livestock industries across the world, contributing to a safer global food supply.

Vent-Axia Group Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 2006
Vent-Axia Group Ltd. is a manufacturer of ventilation equipment for commercial and residential markets.

Freightliner Group Limited

Acquisition in 2005
Freightliner Group provides rail freight services for blue-chip organizations in the United Kingdom, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Australia. It transports aggregates, cement, coal, construction materials, minerals, petrochemicals, and waste. The company also provides maritime container transport services; repair and maintenance of traction and rolling stock; and rail haulage solutions for bulk, intermodal, and infrastructure services.

WAP Reinigungssysteme GmbH & Co.

Acquisition in 1999
WAP Reinigungssysteme GmbH & Co. manufactures and distributes industrial cleaning equipment.

Safetykleen

Acquisition in 1998
Safetykleen Europe is the service provider of surface treatment and chemical application services. Safetykleen Europe delivers customer efficient outsourcing solutions for a wide range of critical industrial processes, with an extensive range of parts cleaners, tailored chemical applications, regular scheduled services and spent chemical collections.

Tymon Park CLO Ltd.

Debt Financing in 2015
Tymon Park CLO Ltd. provides financial services.