Jamieson advise the management of Pure Gym on their sale to Leonard Green & Partners
Pure Gym Ltd (“Pure Gym”) and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) today announced that they have entered into a binding agreement under which affiliates of LGP, a leading US buyout firm, will acquire a controlling interest in Pure Gym, the UK’s largest gym operator.
LGP will replace current majority shareholder, funds affiliated with CCMP Capital Advisors, LP (“CCMP”), who bought a majority stake in the business in May 2013 and will no longer retain an interest in the business on completion. The transaction is timetabled to complete at the end of November. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pure Gym is the UK’s leading gym operator providing low-cost and high-quality fitness facilities for more than 950,000 members spread across 189 sites. Pure Gym was launched in 2009 and pioneered the model for affordable, flexible, high-quality fitness clubs in the UK.
Tom Burton and Ross Wheeler of Jamieson advised Humphrey Cobbold (CEO), Adam Bellamy (CFO) and their management team on their reinvestment alongside LGP and the structure of a new management equity incentive plan.
Jamieson has advised the management team of TMF Group on the acquisition of the company by CVC Capital Partners.
TMF Group provides outsourced compliance, human resources, payroll and secretarial services to over 15,000 clients worldwide. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and has 125 offices in 83 jurisdictions.
TMF Group was previously majority owned by DH Private Equity, which acquired the business in 2008. The new majority shareholder will be CVC Fund VII, which raised over €16bn earlier this year, and TMF will be the fund’s first investment.
The Jamieson team, led by Ian Jamieson, Andrew Cox and Gus Gayford advised the TMF management team, led by Frederik van Tuyll (CEO), on their investment alongside CVC and the terms of the new management equity incentive programme.
Genesis Capital, the private mortgage lender, has signed a definitive agreement with Goldman Sachs Group Inc to support the company in its next phase of growth. The Genesis Capital management team were advised by Jamieson throughout the process and on the negotiation of their new incentive plan with Goldman Sachs. Genesis was acquired from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management and management, with terms of the agreement undisclosed.
The transaction will enable Genesis to continue to grow its platform, with a focus on achieving additional scale in its current market segments and introducing new products and financing solutions to a broader and national customer base. The company's strategy is to be the debt financing partner of choice to the nation's top professional residential developers; offering a responsive, flexible and reliable service that empowers clients to seize opportunities and grow their businesses successfully.
This transaction was executed by Jamieson Corporate Finance US, LLC, a member of FINRA/SIPC.
Jamieson advises the Management of Clarion Events on the acquisition by Blackstone
Headquartered in London with over 950 employees in 13 offices worldwide, Clarion operates and delivers over 180 events and exhibitions in more than 50 countries globally. Since its formation in 1947, Clarion has grown into a truly international business with an established market leading platform. With a diversified portfolio of events and brands, Clarion enjoys global leadership positions across a range of vertical markets, including Retail & Home, Gaming, Defence and Security, Technology and Energy.
Lionel Assant, Head of European Private Equity at Blackstone, said: “We are delighted to invest in Clarion and back Chairman Simon Kimble and CEO Russell Wilcox in the company’s next chapter. Clarion’s leading position in its markets combined with its strong management team will enable the company to continue growing both organically and through M&A. We look forward to working together with management to capitalise on its success.”
Russell Wilcox, CEO of Clarion Events,
commented on working with Jamieson: “I have tremendous respect and thanks for
the work that Jamieson have done in advising Clarion management in our last two
transactions. They’ve been responsive, fast, committed and effective. Given the stresses and
stakes involved, the value and importance of having quality advisors in your
corner can't be overstated. I am extremely grateful for the contribution the
team has made.”
The team from Jamieson was Tom Burton, Jonny Jones and Ross Wheeler.
Jamieson is pleased to announce that it has advised the management team of MATCHESFASHION.COM, a global luxury fashion retailer on the sale of a majority stake to Apax Partners.
Founded in 1987 by Tom and Ruth Chapman MATCHESFASHION.COM is today a global luxury-shopping destination for men and women offering a modern edit of over 450 established and emerging designers, and delivering to 176 countries. Headquartered in The Shard, London, MATCHESFASHION.COM employs over 500 people.
The Jamieson team was led by Stuart Coventry, David Kirkpatrick and Laura Yell.
Eating Recovery Center (“ERC”), led by Founder and CEO Dr. Ken Weiner, is the only fully vertically integrated national healthcare system exclusively dedicated to the treatment of serious eating disorders and related conditions at all levels of severity and stages of the illness. ERC treats patients of all genders and ages, including adults, adolescents and children, using multidisciplinary treatment teams who understand the complexity of eating disorders and are committed to achieving lasting recovery.
Jamieson is pleased to have been able to advise Ken and his management team throughout the process, on the terms of their reinvestment, and the negotiation of their new incentive plan with CCMP Capital.
The deal ensures that ERC’S management and clinical teams retain a meaningful stake in the business, while positioning the business for continued growth and clinical excellence. “ERC is a fantastic business with a strong, passionate, leadership team. We’re pleased to have been able to help Dr Weiner and his team agree their on-going incentive plan with CCMP. And it was good to be able to smoothly work alongside Moelis & Company again.”
This transaction was executed by Jamieson Corporate Finance US, LLC, a member of FINRA/SIPC.
Jamieson is delighted to announce that it has advised the management team of Miller Homes on the acquisition of the company by Bridgepoint.
Miller is the largest non-listed UK housebuilder with a strong regional focus through its three divisions: Midlands & South, North of England and Scotland. The company completed 2,380 homes in 2016 and reported revenues of £565m and operating profit of £103m for the year to 31st December 2016.
The transaction is worth a total of £655m and will see GSO exit its investment in the business having originally acquired a majority stake in 2012.
The Jamieson team led by Ian Jamieson, Jonny Jones, Stephen Maxwell and Gus Gayford advised Chris Endsor and his team on their reinvestment in the new structure and the management equity incentive plan to be implemented under Bridgepoint’s majority ownership.
Founded in 1999, OASIS Group is one of the largest and most diverse records and information management companies in Europe. Dennis Barnedt, the current Executive Chairman will continue as a director and significant shareholder in the business as part of the deal with Montagu. OASIS Group has completed 29 acquisitions to date and was included in the ‘Inc 5000 Europe 2017’ list of fastest growing companies in Europe.
Brian Connolly, CEO of OASIS Group, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Montagu as new investors in the Company as we continue to deliver on our ambitious growth strategy. Montagu have backed similar businesses in the past and we look forward to partnering with Michal and his team.”
The Jamieson team, led by Stuart Coventry, David Kirkpatrick and Gus Gayford advised Brian Connolly, Dennis Barnedt and the team on reinvestment in the new structure and the equity incentive to be implemented under Montagu’s majority ownership.
Global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group, have agreed to sell majority control of The Nature's Bounty Co., a global manufacturer, marketer and distributor of health and wellness products, to KKR. Jamieson advised the management team of Nature’s Bounty throughout the process and on the negotiation of their new incentive plan with KKR.
Headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY, Nature's Bounty's CPG business is a global market leader in wellness products. The Nature's Bounty Co. has developed CPG brands that are among the most recognized and trusted in the world. The company's commitment to excellence and vision for health and wellness has inspired brands such as Nature's Bounty, Sundown Naturals, Solgar, Osteo Bi-Flex, MET-Rx, Pure Protein, Body Fortress, Puritan's Pride and Organic Dr., among others.
This transaction was executed by Jamieson Corporate Finance US, LLC, a member of FINRA/SIPC.
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Præsidiad from CVC Fund VI. The transaction requires workers’ council consultation and is subject to the approval of relevant market authorities.
Headquartered in Ghent, Belgium, Præsidiad
produces integrated perimeter security systems that protect people and critical
infrastructure around the world. Præsidiad serves customers across oil and gas,
energy, aerospace and defence, information technology, industrial and consumer
The Management team of Praesidiad, led by Michele Volpi (CEO), were advised by Ian Jamieson, David Kirkpatrick and Laura Yell.
|Nov. 3, 2017||Puregym||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Oct. 27, 2017||TMF||> £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Oct. 12, 2017||Genesis Capital||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Sept. 1, 2017||Clarion Events||> £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Sept. 1, 2017||Matchesfashion||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Aug. 13, 2017||Eating Recovery Centre||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Aug. 1, 2017||Miller Homes||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|July 26, 2017||Oasis Record Management||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Business Services|
|July 24, 2017||Nature's Bounty||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|July 18, 2017||Praesidiad||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|July 11, 2017||Voogd & Voogd||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|July 3, 2017||Mergermarket||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|June 15, 2017||Willerby||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Consumer|
|May 18, 2017||Keter||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|May 11, 2017||Neptune Oil & Gas||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|March 21, 2017||ESG||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|March 3, 2017||MKM||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Feb. 21, 2017||Zabka||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Feb. 16, 2017||OAG||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Jan. 18, 2017||Allegro||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Dec. 12, 2016||Unilabs||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Dec. 8, 2016||IVC||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Nov. 22, 2016||Shorterm||< £100m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Nov. 18, 2016||Oasis Healthcare||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Nov. 15, 2016||GB Railfreight||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Nov. 9, 2016||Alter Domus||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Nov. 7, 2016||Sapec Agro||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Oct. 19, 2016||Elysium/PIC||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Oct. 12, 2016||Interactive Investor||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Oct. 5, 2016||Tricor||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Sept. 30, 2016||R&R Icecream||> £500m||Consumer|
|Sept. 20, 2016||GROUP IMD||Undisclosed||Management Advice||TMT|
|Aug. 27, 2016||Target||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Aug. 17, 2016||Adapt||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Aug. 6, 2016||Tyrells||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Aug. 4, 2016||TINSA||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|June 30, 2016||IT Labs||< £100m||Management Advice||TMT|
|June 6, 2016||Radley||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Consumer|
|June 1, 2016||PCI Pharma Services||> £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|May 30, 2016||Sisal||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|May 23, 2016||Argus Media||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|May 19, 2016||BPL||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|April 27, 2016||Mayborn Group||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Jan. 28, 2016||Kinapse||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Jan. 15, 2016||SMYK||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Dec. 23, 2015||LIMA||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Dec. 14, 2015||PIB||< £100m||
|Dec. 8, 2015||LGC||> £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Dec. 3, 2015||Bargain Hunt||Undisclosed||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Oct. 20, 2015||Photobox||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Oct. 19, 2015||Chime Communications||£100m - £500m||TMT|
|Oct. 12, 2015||Moto Hospitality||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Sept. 23, 2015||Guardian||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Sept. 15, 2015||The Mill||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Aug. 7, 2015||Lowell||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|July 20, 2015||Deutsche Glasfaser||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|July 7, 2015||Pepe Jeans||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|July 7, 2015||Six Degrees||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|May 22, 2015||Vistra||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|May 22, 2015||Orangefield||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|May 20, 2015||The Foundry||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|May 14, 2015||New Look||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|May 12, 2015||Eurofiber||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|March 26, 2015||Van Geloven||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Feb. 25, 2015||Ainscough Crane Hire||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Jan. 22, 2015||Trainline||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Jan. 15, 2015||Clarion Events||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Jan. 13, 2015||Premium Credit||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Jan. 9, 2015||Honest Burgers||< £100m||M&A||Consumer|
|Dec. 1, 2014||Farrow & Ball||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Nov. 28, 2014||Keepmoat||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Nov. 12, 2014||United Biscuits||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|July 29, 2014||Pizza Express||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|July 22, 2014||Cath Kidston||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|July 2, 2014||Sauflon Pharmaceuticals||> £500m||M&A||Healthcare|
|April 28, 2014||Innovia Group||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|April 22, 2014||NFT Distribution||< £100m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|April 11, 2014||Gates Global||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Feb. 11, 2014||Marlin Financial||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Feb. 4, 2014||Avast Software||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Jan. 13, 2014||The SJB Group||< £100m||M&A||Business Services|
|Nov. 20, 2013||Best Invest||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Sept. 16, 2013||David Lloyd||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Sept. 11, 2013||AIM Aviation||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Sept. 5, 2013||Giles Insurance||> £500m||M&A||Financial Services|
|Aug. 14, 2013||Domestic & General||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Aug. 9, 2013||Key Travel||< £100m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Aug. 7, 2013||Tyrrells Potato Crisps||< £100m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Aug. 5, 2013||TSL Education||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|July 1, 2013||Eden Springs||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|June 18, 2013||VUE Entertainment||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|May 15, 2013||Cabot Credit Management||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|May 1, 2013||Oasis||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|May 1, 2013||Foodcorp||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|April 15, 2013||UBM Data Services||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|April 11, 2013||Hillcrest||< £100m||Healthcare|
|March 20, 2013||Fever-Tree||< £100m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Dec. 12, 2012||Dexter Axle||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Dec. 11, 2012||Aurum||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Dec. 6, 2012||Intertrust||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Oct. 26, 2012||HSS||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Oct. 15, 2012||Dematic||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Sept. 26, 2012||Air Distribution||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Sept. 18, 2012||Eurofiber BV||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Aug. 19, 2012||Georg Jensen||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Aug. 5, 2012||Orange Telecom||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|June 20, 2012||GlobeOp Financial Services||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|April 30, 2012||Four Seasons Healthcare||> £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|April 30, 2012||Schrader||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Dec. 8, 2011||Wiggle||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Sept. 20, 2011||Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|July 19, 2011||Atos Medical||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|May 3, 2011||Dometic||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|April 18, 2011||The Mill||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|April 6, 2011||Icon||< £100m||M&A||TMT|
|Nov. 8, 2010||Vue Cinemas||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Oct. 27, 2010||Brit||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Sept. 21, 2010||NSL||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Sept. 14, 2010||Equity Trust||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|July 28, 2010||Tomkins||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|June 30, 2010||Aim Aviation||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|April 29, 2010||Team Telecom||< £100m||M&A||TMT|
|April 12, 2010||Archimedes Pharma||< £100m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|March 23, 2010||British Car Auctions||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Feb. 5, 2010||Habitat||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Nov. 27, 2009||ADP Dental||< £100m||
|Sept. 17, 2009||Intertrust||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Sept. 11, 2009||Incisive Media Group||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|April 15, 2009||iShares||> £500m||Management Advice||Financial Services|
|Jan. 5, 2009||Develica Deutschland Ltd||> £500m||Capital Raising||Business Services|
|Nov. 3, 2008||Somerfield Ltd||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|Oct. 24, 2008||Icon Display Ltd||< £100m||Capital Raising||TMT|
|June 16, 2008||De La Rue Plc||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|May 8, 2008||Morrison Utility Services||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|March 10, 2008||Yo! Sushi||< £100m||M&A||Consumer|
|Nov. 2, 2007||Alliance Medical||> £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Aug. 2, 2007||Healthcare at Home||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|June 12, 2007||Iris Software Limited||> £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|May 29, 2007||Pegasus Retirement Homes||< £100m||Capital Raising||Business Services|
|Feb. 15, 2007||Worldmark International||< £100m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Feb. 8, 2007||The Mill||< £100m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Feb. 7, 2007||HSS Hire||< £100m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Dec. 21, 2006||ILG (Independent Living Group)||< £100m||M&A||Healthcare|
|Dec. 19, 2006||Amida Group||< £100m||M&A||Consumer|
|Nov. 30, 2006||Nicholl Food Packaging Limited||< £100m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|Nov. 16, 2006||Phadia AB||> £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|Sept. 30, 2006||Incisive Media plc||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|Sept. 22, 2006||Impress Holdings BV||> £500m||Management Advice||Industrials|
|July 6, 2006||Castlebeck||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Healthcare|
|June 28, 2006||British International Helicopters Limited||< £100m||Capital Raising||Business Services|
|March 29, 2006||Adare Group||£100m - £500m||Business Services|
|Dec. 16, 2005||Upperpoint Distribution Limited||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|
|Oct. 1, 2005||Fitness First||> £500m||Management Advice||Consumer|
|June 14, 2005||Tunstall Holdings Limited||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||TMT|
|May 17, 2005||Elliott Group Limited||£100m - £500m||Management Advice||Business Services|