10 Feb 2014
YFM Equity Partners has invested in the management buyout (MBO) of Mangar International, a world leader in inflatable lifting & handling and bathing equipment for the elderly, disabled and Emergency services markets. Yorkshire Bank is providing loan facilities and working capital to Mangar’s management team. The financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.
15 Jan 2014
YFM Equity Partners, the fund manager of generalist venture capital trusts (VCTs) – British Smaller Companies VCT plc (BSC) and British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc (BSC2) announces the opening of a £30m joint offer for subscription. The funds raised will be invested in growing small businesses across the UK.
14 Jan 2014
YFM Equity Partners has backed the existing management team at Leengate Valves Ltd, a wholesaler, stockist and distributor of industrial valves in their management buy-out (MBO) from Linde AG, the German listed industrial gases and engineering group. HSBC Bank is providing loan facilities to Leengate Valves. Financial details of the transaction are undisclosed.
08 Jan 2014
YFM Equity Partners has appointed Paul Cook to the new role of Chief Operating Officer following a six-month project management role. Paul will be responsible for the finance, HR and compliance functions at YFM Equity Partners. He was part of the team that helped YFM Equity Partners successfully complete its management buy-out (MBO) from GLE Group in September last year.
01 Nov 2013
YFM Equity Partners has backed the management buy-out (MBO) of GTK UK Limited, the Basingstoke headquartered manufacturer of cable assemblies, connectors, optoelectronics and manufacturing solutions for high technology customers. The financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.
07 Oct 2013
YFM Equity Parners has spun-out of GLE Group to create YFM Equity Partners LLP, an independently owned private equity business.
07 Oct 2013
YFM Equity Partners has backed the management buy-out of Douglas Gill International (Gill), the Nottingham based manufacturer of technical sailing clothing and accessories, for an undisclosed sum following a sales process led by Clearwater Corporate Finance. Yorkshire Bank provided debt funding and working capital facilities to support the deal.
19 Jun 2013
YFM Equity Partners has supported their portfolio company Seven Technologies, a specialist engineering business, in its £7m takeover of AIM listed Datong, a leading provider of intelligence equipment and solutions.
03 Apr 2013
YFM Equity Partners announces the sale of its equity stake in independent medical communications business Fishawack in a secondary buyout backed by Growth Capital Partners. The £13m deal provides an exit for YFM Equity Partners and a 2x return on its original investment.
07 Feb 2013
Paul Cannings, a director at YFM Equity Partners, spoke to AltAssets about what limited partners need to know about how to make money from investing in lower mid-market funds, especially in the current low-growth environment.
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