Candover Investments

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Candover Investments plc.
Traded as LSECDI
Industry Private equity
Founded 1980; 37 years ago (1980)
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people
Richard Stone, Chairman
Products private equity funds
Revenue $41.2 million (2008)
$8.0 million (2008)
$(212.6) million (2008)
Number of employees
circa 40

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. 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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