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March 26, 2015 8:06 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Searchlight Capital Partners

Company Overview

Searchlight Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in investments in business acquisitions, growth equity, recapitalizations, complex situations, and leveraged buyouts. It invests in both equity and debt of companies. It seeks to invest in a wide range of industries with a focus on telecom, communications, information & IT services, business and financial services, industrial goods, and consumer services sector. The firm invests globally with a focus on companies seeking to expand in North America, Latin America, and Europe. It seeks to become the controlling shareholder in its portfolio companies but it can also consider non-controlling shareholdings with influential governa...

Berkeley Square House

5th Floor

Berkeley Square

London,  W1J 6BR

United Kingdom

Founded in 2010

Phone:

44 20 7290 7910

Key Executives for Searchlight Capital Partners

Partner and Co-Founder
Age: 42
Founding Partner and Partner
Age: 47
Founding Partner and Partner
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Searchlight Capital Partners Key Developments

Searchlight, Cinven, And Pamplona Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Wedgwood

Searchlight Capital Partners, Cinven, And Pamplona Capital Management, Llc are reportedly in talks to acquire Wedgwood Limited from KPS Capital Partners, LP. KPS Capital is reportedly seeking about €570 million for the business. Goldman Sachs, which has been hired to flush out buyers, has also been seeking offers from Chinese investors for the business, which has targeted the Asian market for growth.

PE Firms Said To Be Eyeing Waterford Wedgwood

Waterford Wedgwood Plc may be sold. The company is being eyed by private equity (PE) buyers after its owners put it up for sale. According to the news report, Searchlight Capital Partners, Cinven Limited, and Pamplona Capital Management LLP are said to have expressed an interest in the business. Goldman Sachs is running an auction process for the company and is said to also be receiving interests from potential Chinese buyers. The news report added that Waterford Wedgwood is said to be hoping for a $650 million valuation.

Searchlight Capital Partners Presents at Spanish M&A and Private Equity Forum 2014, Apr-10-2014 10:30 AM

Searchlight Capital Partners Presents at Spanish M&A and Private Equity Forum 2014, Apr-10-2014 10:30 AM. Venue: VillaMagna, Madrid, Spain. Speakers: Gonzalo Díaz-Rato, Senior Advisor.

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