Phoenix Equity Partners

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Phoenix Equity Partners
Limited Partnership
Industry Private Equity
Founded 2001; 16 years ago (2001)
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Products private equity funds
Total assets £900 million

Phoenix Equity Partners is a United Kingdom mid-market private equity firm.

Phoenix manages funds exceeding £900 million on behalf of leading institutions and other investors from around the world.[citation needed] Phoenix is active in a range of sectors, in particular: financial services, industrials, leisure and retail, media, and business services.

Phoenix Equity Partners was established in March 2001. The firm's six founders previously worked within Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette's European private equity team.

The group has had major stakes in a variety of businesses including Jimmy Choo,[1] ASCO, Palletways and LK Bennett.

In April 2006, Phoenix Equity Partners was named "Private Equity House of the Year" at the Real Deals/BVCA Awards.[2] Phoenix also claimed the "Mid-Market Deal of the Year" award for its sale of Covenant Healthcare to Electra Partners Europe.[3]


  1. ^ Slingsby, Helen (2001-11-20). "Equinox buys 50% stake in Jimmy Choo". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  2. ^ "The Private Equity Awards". Realdeals. Retrieved 2008-05-29. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Phoenix offloads hospitals division.". The Independent. 2005-04-19. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 

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