Montagu Private Equity
Montagu Private Equity (formerly HSBC Private Equity) is a European private equity firm with headquarters in London. It was founded in 1968 and has invested in over 400 businesses over the last four decades. Montagu also has offices in London, Düsseldorf, Manchester, Paris and Warsaw.
The primary investment focus of Montagu is on management buyouts of companies that operate in stable markets with transaction values ranging from €100 million to €1 billion. Montagu has over €4 billion of fund assets under management.
Montagu does not have target industry sectors, instead it looks for “businesses offering products or services that are differentiated and would otherwise be badly missed”.
Previous investments include airfield lighting business ADB, survival suit manufacturer Hansen Protection, hair products manufacturer GHD, medical products provider BSN Medical and Marlow Foods, the owner of the Quorn brand.
In September 2015, Montagu Private Equity held a final close of its fifth fund, amassing £2.75 billion.
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