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01 Oct 2014

YFM Equity Partners backs former Anglian Home Improvements CEO in a £3.4m investment and MBO of The Heritage Window Company

YFM Equity Partners is investing £3.2m into The Heritage Window Company to fund the management buyout (MBO) and development capital to meet increasing sales demand. The MBO is led by Managing Director Sean Ballard and former CEO of Anglian Home Improvements, Peter Mottershead, who is joining the board as Non-Executive Chairman. The Heritage Window Company is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of slim line Aluminium windows. The UK market for Aluminium windows is estimated to be worth c£250m per annum.

30 Sep 2014

NEW Leeds Office - Valiant Building, 14 South Parade

Our Leeds office has now moved to the city centre.

18 Sep 2014

YFM Equity Partners recruits Charlie Robinson to set-up Birmingham office

YFM Equity Partners is pleased to announce that experienced Investment Director Charlie Robinson has joined YFM Equity Partners to set up a Birmingham office. Charlie's appointment comes at a buoyant time for YFM Equity Partners who recently recruited former 3i Portfolio Director Eamon Nolan.

16 Jul 2014

Former 3i Portfolio Director Eamon Nolan joins YFM Equity Partners

YFM Equity Partners is pleased to announce that experienced portfolio director Eamon Nolan has joined YFM Equity Partners. Eamon’s appointment as Portfolio Director comes at a buoyant time for YFM Equity Partners who have completed three new deals in the past four months; a £2m further investment into Intamac and buyouts of Macro Art and Intelligent Office.

23 Jun 2014

YFM Equity Partners leads £2m cash injection into British smart devices business Intamac

YFM Equity Partners has led the £2m further growth capital investment alongside existing institutional investors including Seraphim Capital and Carbon Trust Investments Ltd (advised by 350 Investment Partners LLP) into Northampton-headquartered Intamac, a pioneer within the IoT/Connected Home space.

19 Jun 2014

Portfolio News - Leengate Valves and Pressure Technologies Award Winners at South Yorkshire Dealmakers 2014

Portfolio News - Leengate Valves wins Mid-Market deal of the Year and John Hayward, Pressure Technologies wins Business Leader of the Year at the South Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards 2014

18 Jun 2014

YFM Equity Partners wraps up Macro Art MBO

Third deal for YFM in a month as buoyant market increases requests for investment YFM Equity Partners has invested £2.1m as part of a £3.9m financing package of investment and working capital facilities to support the management buyout (MBO) of Macro Art Limited, a specialist wide-format digital printer which has printed building wraps for Selfridges and Harrods London stores and holds the Guinness World Record for the largest printed movie poster.

06 Jun 2014

2 Winners for YFM Equity Partners Portfolio Companies at the International Trade Awards 2014

Some of the most innovative and successful Yorkshire companies have been recognised for their progress overseas at Insider's International Trade Awards 2014. Among the big winners last night were two of our portfolio companies President Engineering Group and Chesterfield Special Cylinders.

27 May 2014

Bristol venture team spin-out from YFM Equity Partners

YFM Equity Partners have agreed that their Bristol team can take over managing the South West Ventures Fund through a newly formed independent venture capital fund manager, Technology Venture Partners. Financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.

09 May 2014

YFM Equity Partners backs £10m MBO of legal support services provider, Intelligent Office UK

09 May 2014: YFM Equity Partners has invested £5m in a £10m management buyout (MBO) of Intelligent Office UK, a leading business process outsourcing firm specialising in the legal sector. The UK market for support services to the legal sector is estimated to be worth c £1bn.

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