We source both direct and indirect opportunities within private equity to create businesses we believe in.
Drawing on over 60 years of retail and hospitality experience, we invest long-term, patient capital to back like-minded entrepreneurs with the passion to build exceptional consumer brands.
Global Fashion Group is a fashion and lifestyle platform operating under 4 sub-brands, focussed on high growth markets with low online penetration: Zalora (SE Asia), Lamoda (Russia & CIS), Dafiti (LATAM) and the Iconic (Aus & NZ). Each site offers relevant, curated products to suit local market needs whilst leveraging the broader group’s best in class infrastructure and technology.
Exited. The Hut Group is the UK’s leading, multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing international operations. Its product range include health & beauty, gifting, sports nutrition, fashion and entertainment.
Zumba is a dance fitness program with classes held by trained instructors in 200,000 locations in 180 countries worldwide, serving over 15 million people.
Important Studios is the diversified content platform of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, consolidating all of the duo’s intellectual property and economic rights related to South Park and The Book of Mormon, as well as all future creative endeavours.
LeasePlan is the world’s largest vehicle leasing and fleet management company, with operations in 33 countries and a fleet of over 1.6 million vehicles under management.
Domino’s Pizza Brazil is the exclusive master-franchisee of the Domino’s Pizza brand in Brazil. The company holds exclusive rights to develop, sub-franchise and operate Domino’s Pizza stores in the whole Brazilian territory.
Founded in 1996 in Shanghai, Will’s is the leading gym chain in China, providing members with fitness facilities, personal training and group classes. The company operates clubs under four brands: Will’s regular, W-yoga, VIP and Monster. Will’s is a market leader in Shanghai and has achieved a very strong advocacy amongst members relative to competitors.
Moonbug is a newly formed enterprise focussed on acquiring and growing digital first kids content, capitalising on the shift in consumption to digital channels.
We invest alongside market leading fund partners with strong track records.