Nov. 3, 2017
Jamieson advise the management of Pure Gym on their sale to Leonard Green & Partners

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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.


Oct. 27, 2017
Jamieson has advised the management team of TMF Group on the acquisition of the company by CVC Capital Partners

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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.


Oct. 12, 2017
Jamieson advises the management team of Los Angeles based Genesis Capital as part of the acquisition by Goldman Sachs

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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.


Sept. 1, 2017
Jamieson advises the Management of Clarion Events on the acquisition by Blackstone

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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.  


Sept. 1, 2017
Jamieson advise the management team of MATCHESFASHION.COM on the sale of a majority stake to Apax Partners

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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.


Aug. 13, 2017
Jamieson advises the management team of Eating Recovery Center as part of the acquisition by CCMP Capital

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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.


Aug. 1, 2017
Jamieson advise the management team of Miller Homes on the acquisition of the company by Bridgepoint

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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.


July 26, 2017
Jamieson is pleased to announce that it has advised the management team of OASIS Group on the acquisition of the business by Montagu Private Equity

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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.


July 24, 2017
Jamieson advise the management team of Nature’s Bounty on its sale of a majority stake to KKR

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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.


July 18, 2017
Jamieson advises the management team of Praesidiad

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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 end-markets.

The Management team of Praesidiad, led by Michele Volpi (CEO), were advised by Ian Jamieson,  David Kirkpatrick and Laura Yell.


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Year Company Size Service Sector
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 Management Advice,
M&A
Financial Services
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 Management Advice,
M&A,
Capital Raising
Healthcare
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