Company Overview of Lion Capital LLP
Lion Capital LLP is a private equity firm specializing in buyout and control investments in middle market and mature businesses. The firm seeks to invest in mid and large-sized companies in the consumer sector including branded products, apparel, accessories and luxury goods; food distribution; and specialty retail. It prefers to invest in Europe and North America. The firm invests in the range of £75 million ($128.51 million) to £550 million ($942.41 million). It invests its own capital. The fund prefers to invest in companies with enterprise values between €300 million ($406.39 million) and €800 million ($1083.70 million). Lion Capital LLP was founded in 2004 and is based in London, United...
21 Grosvenor Place
London, SW1X 7HF
Founded in 2004
Key Executives for Lion Capital LLP
Partner and Managing Partner
Partner and Member of Investment Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Lion Capital LLP Key Developments
ARYZTA Is In Talks To Buy A 49% Stake In Picard
Mar 31 15
ARYZTA AG (SWX:ARYN) is in talks to buy a 49% stake in Picard Surgelés S.A.S. for €446.6 million from Lion Capital LLP. Announcing plans for the Picard acquisition on March 31, 2015, Chief Executive Officer of ARYZTA, Owen Killian, said the investment was “consistent with Aryzta’s strategy of consumer relevancy through diversifying markets and channel positioning” – corporate speak for trying to stay relevant. N M Rothschild & Sons Limited acted as financial advisor for Lion Capital.
Bankers Prepare €200 million debt for PAI's AS Adventure Bid
Jan 28 15
Bankers are working on debt financing packages of around €200 million to back PAI Partners' potential acquisition of A.S.Adventure n.v., banking sources said. Lion Capital LLP is now considering a sale of which could fetch around €400 million, the sources said. Lion Capital and PAI declined to comment.
Findus Not Planning To Sell UK Business
Jan 20 15
Findus Group Limited is not planning to sell asset. The company stated that there is ‘no sale process underway’ for its UK business after speculation that its shareholders are preparing to sell its business in the country. Initially Sky News reported that Findus's investors have ‘begun discussions’ about a possible sale of its UK operations later in 2015. Unnamed banking sources told Sky News that advisers had not been appointed but insisted a move was likely in the coming months. According to news report, a spokesperson for Findus aid, “There is no sale process underway for the UK business, or any other part of Findus Group, at this time.” Findus’ shareholders, Lion Capital LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM), and Highbridge Capital Management, LLC declined to comment saying, “Lion Capital does not comment on speculation of our portfolio of companies”, the news report mentioned. It also added that a spokesperson for Highbridge said, “The firm does not have any comment regarding Findus,” while JPMorgan did not respond to requests for comment.
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