Candover Investments

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Candover Investments plc
Type Public
Traded as LSECDI
Industry Private equity
Founded 1980
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people Richard Stone, Chairman
Products private equity funds
Revenue £41.2 million (2008)
Operating income £8.0 million (2008)
Net income £(212.6) million (2008)
Employees circa 40
Website www.candover.com

Candover Investments plc is a British-based private equity firm, specialising in arranging and leading large buyouts and buyins. Candover Investments is structured as an investment trust. Candover Investments is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a former constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. On 31 August 2010 Candover announced that it would unwind its assets and return money to shareholders and investors.[1]

At its peak Candover had offices in London, Paris, Madrid and Milan. Since 1980, Candover raised nine funds with total capital commitments of more than €8.7 billion.[2]

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