Just outside Doncaster is Yorkshire Wildlife Park, home to more than 70 different species. Independent private sector growth investment firm BGF is backing its expansion during the most uncertain economic times since the Second World War. Brian Bollen reports on the YWP, its history and what may be in store in future.
Completing an investment in a health sector business during lockdown is no mean feat. Jason Sinclair looks at how WestBridge Capital – advised by KPMG – persevered through hard times to back the Bespoke Health & Social Care management buy-out, completed in June this year
Buy-and-builds have always been popular private equity strategies. Done well, they provide a shortcut to growth and increasing value on exit. But there will be new reasons for turning to buy-and-build platforms as businesses get through the COVID-19 crisis, reports Marc Mullen
WestBridge Capital partner Guy Davies speaks to Marc Mullen about the challenges that face small-cap private equity in the UK, as well as detailing the achievements of WestBridge so far.
Successful deal origination is important for corporate financiers. Marc Mullen speaks to advisers and uncovers private equity’s take on it
With private equity booming, our sharp-shooting columnist Jon Moulton fears that there’s not enough skin in the game
Tim Whittard partner at WestBridge outlines recurring themes for primary buyouts
ICAEW’s publication on private equity’s role in global business investment and growth.