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Disruptive online builders merchant floats on AIM
Key Capital Partners exit Routes Healthcare
Partner promotion for KCP London team
Total Integrated Solutions appoint Chairman
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Darts Corner appoint Finance Director
CMOStores.com expands portfolio with acquisition of Total Tiles
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Key Capital Partners backs online darts retailer with £7m investment
Commhoist Logistics appoint Finance Director
Key Capital Partners exit Hallam Medical
Senior board appointments at CMOStores.com
Key Capital Partners delivers 7x return on exit of Sparta Global
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Commhoist Logistics appoint James Browning as Chairman
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Jonathan Harman appointed as Chair for The Kite Factory
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Senior Promotion for Key Capital Partners
YorkTest Laboratories promotes Finance Director
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Introduction to Key Capital Partners
Investment Director Promotion for KCP Leeds Team
YorkTest Laboratories appoints Steve Richards as new Chairman
Sparta Global opens new Birmingham based training Academy
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Independent media agency, MC&C Media, rebrand to The Kite Factory
cmostores.com sees 100% growth following investment from Key Capital Partners
Rebrand as fast-growing online builders’ merchant targets further expansion
Key Capital Partners celebrate hat-trick of exits at end of 2018
Key Capital Partners exit fast-growing recruitment firm Siamo Group
Key Capital Partners exit educational catering business Alliance in Partnership
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Construction Material Online appoints new Chief Financial Officer
Key Capital Partners exit MI Glass
York healthcare company YorkTest upgrades headquarters
Sally Gunnell joins YorkTest Laboratories as brand ambassador
KCP wins 'Small Cap Deal of the Year' award
MC&C complete re-financing deal with OakNorth Bank
Alliance in Partnership celebrates 20 years of success
Turnover builds with 50% growth at £27m online construction materials firm
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KCP's expanding Leeds team appoints another investment professional
Leeds-headquartered private equity firm Key Capital Partners is celebrating a record year after completing deals worth a total of £28m in 2017.
Alliance in Partnership (AiP), one of the UK’s leading school meals specialists, is continuing to grow with our support, having recently made its second acquisition.
Key Capital Partners (KCP) has continued its recent string of new investments backing an innovative provider of specialist IT Services with a £4m equity investment, to support continued growth and expansion. £16m turnover London based Sparta Global operates the Sparta Training Academy, a growing IT trainer and provider of IT services. The firm’s clients include…
Private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) has backed the management team of YorkTest Laboratories Ltd in completing an MBO that sees CBPE Capital sell 100% of its stake in the food intolerance testing business, which trades as YorkTest and Lorisian.
Leeds and London-based private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) has today announced that it has taken a material minority stake in London-based independent performance media agency, MC&C. This is KCP’s third investment from its latest fund.
Investment manager James Excell, who joined the London team at private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) in April 2016, has been promoted to investment director.
Key Capital Partners (KCP) has acquired a majority stake in rapidly growing online retailer of building materials, Plymouth-based Construction Materials Online Ltd (CMO) which operates retail sites supplying DIY builders and small building contractors.
James Hall who joined private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) a year ago, has been promoted to the position of partner.
Private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) has exited its interest in Gear4Music, selling its remaining shares for £9m. The £55m turnover online musical instrument retailer has seen tremendous growth in recent years following KCP’s backing in 2012 when it took a 30% stake in the company. Following the sale of KCP’s remaining stake, and earlier partial exits, KCP has achieved a five times money multiple.
Growing domiciliary care business Routes Healthcare, which provides NHS-funded intensive home care, has received a substantial investment from private equity firm Key Capital Partners (KCP) which has a strong track record adding value to businesses in this sector, including experience with Nurse Plus and Hallam Medical. The investment is the first to be made following.
Laura Howes has been appointed as a research manager by private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) which has invested significantly in its team since launching a new £80m investment fund for fast growing SMEs last November. A chartered accountant, Laura joins from RSM UK where she worked as a transaction services manager for almost.
£35m turnover York-based online musical instruments business Gear4Music has been heralded as the ‘fastest growing music retailer in the world’ by The Music Trades, a leading US-based industry trade publication. Operating from its office, showroom and distribution centre in York, Gear4Music offers a wide range of music gear from orchestral instruments to rock ‘n’ roll.
Scott Davies, chief executive of Sheffield-based primary care recruitment specialist Hallam Medical, has been recognised by the recruitment sector, winning Agency Recruitment Leader of the Year at the Recruiter Awards 2016 which recognises best practice within the recruitment community. Open to all senior recruitment leaders in recruitment agencies throughout the UK, the judges were looking.
Management consultant James Excell has joined the London team at private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) as it gears up for a series of investment deals following the launch last November of its new £80m investment fund. Working across KCP’s London and Leeds offices, James joins from FTI Consulting where he spent over two.
Private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) has appointed Philip Duquenoy as partner, based at its London office. Philip joined the firm three years ago as a director. Prior to that, he spent five years working as the chief financial officer at James Harvard International Group (JHI), a private equity backed international specialist recruitment business.
Experienced private equity investor James Hall has joined private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) as a director based at the firm’s Leeds head office. James has 16 years’ experience within the sector having held senior positions with a number of private equity houses including Royal Bank Development Capital, ISIS Equity Partners and NorthEdge Capital.
Private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) which has offices in London and Leeds has first closed on a new £80m fund which aims to invest in high growth SMEs through management buy-outs, equity release and development capital deals. KCP will be seeking to invest equity sums of between £3m and £15m in profitable, dynamic.
WHP Group, a major provider of support services to the mobile telecoms sector, has completed a £38m secondary buyout to Palatine Private Equity, which sees Key Capital Partners (KCP) achieve a 4.1x return on exit. Warrington-based WHP, which currently employs over 275 staff, provides end-to-end services for the deployment, upgrade and maintenance of mobile network.
Key Capital Partners scooped the SME Deal of the Year at the Midlands Business Insider Awards last night. Alliance in Partnership (“AIP”) was an £11m MBO completed by Key Capital Partners earlier this year. Midlands based AIP caters and feeds more than 50,000 school pupils each day. The buy-out management team is led by managing.
Private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) has achieved a 3.8x return following the sale of bespoke furniture retailer Neville Johnson Group in a secondary management buyout to London-based Alcuin Capital Partners. Neville Johnson Group, which trades under its Neville Johnson and Tom Howley brands, is a leader in the luxury market for premium furniture.
Key Capital Partners is delighted to announce that Gear4Music and TSC Foods have been crowned winners at this year’s BVCA Management Team Awards. Gear4Music has won Venture Capital-backed Management Team of the Year. Managing director Andrew Wass, commented: “It is fantastic that the hard work and commitment of our management team has been recognised by.