August Equity’s Kate Cook interviewed in the Corporate Financier
Our investment director Kate Cook recently spoke to the Corporate Financier about her career so far, working in the PE industry, August Equity’s unique culture and the challenges that she faces being on the board of a portfolio company.
August Equity unveils investment team promotions for the new financial year
August Equity is pleased to announce the promotions of Kate Cook to investment director and Sam Hardy to investment manager.
August Equity 2018 Success
2018 was a year of exceptional achievement for August Equity, with a record performance generating more than £1bn in exit value.
August Equity exits SecureData in sale to Orange
August Equity announces it has realised its investment in SecureData Europe (“SecureData”) in a sale to global telecoms group, Orange. The exit represents one of its most successful investments in recent years.
August Equity featured in the ICAEW’s Corporate Financier magazine
August Equity’s Managing Partner Phillip Rattle speaks to the ICAEW’s Corporate Financier magazine about August Equity’s strategy of buying-out service led businesses in secular markets, building scale and positioning them for sale to strategic buyers.
August Equity sells veterinary practice operator VetPartners
London, UK – 7th August 2018 – VetPartners (“the Company”), a leading veterinary practice operator owned by August Equity is to be sold to funds advised by BC Partners LLP (“BC Partners”), a leading international investment firm. The parties have reached an agreement that will see BC Partners acquire a majority stake from funds managed by the Ares Management, L.P. (“Ares”) (NYSE: ARES) Credit Group, August Equity and co-investors. Ares will reinvest alongside BC Partners and the management team, led by CEO Jo Malone, will also invest in the Company. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.