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.
August Equity sells UK’s third largest independent children’s fostering agency, Compass Community, to Graphite Capital
August Equity has completed the sale of Compass Community to Graphite Capital for an undisclosed amount. Compass is the UK’s third largest independent children’s fostering agency and it also operates care homes for children.
August Equity invests in Fosters, one of the UK’s most disruptive and fast-growing funeral services firms
August Equity has invested in Fosters Funeral Directors, a disruptive funeral services provider based in Glasgow. Fosters operates three branches across Glasgow and Ayrshire and delivers roughly 1,400 funerals per year.
August Equity invests in Zenergi, the UK’s largest provider of energy procurement services to the education sector
August Equity has backed the management team of Zenergi to continue its strong growth trajectory. Zenergi provides energy procurement, invoice validation and contract management services to clients predominantly in the education sector.
August Equity’s first investment of new fund has ambitions of becoming UK’s third largest NHS and private dental group
UK mid-market buy-and-build specialist August Equity has backed new and existing management at Genesis Dental Care to create Dental Partners, a new dental group with ambitions to become the UK’s third largest NHS and private dental group.