Posts Tagged ‘HIG Capital’

Published 8th Feb 2018, 08:30

Engine North America gets more management attention

Private equity investor Lake Capital’s decision to bring under common management the Los Angeles content marketing operation Trailer Park Group and the North American operations of the UK based... Read more
Published 17th Sep 2015, 23:39

Lake acquisition has saddled Engine with £50m of debt

Lake Capital’s acquisition of The Engine Group last year has saddled the business with loans of £50 million. The deal valued Engine’s shares at only £19.5 million, but on top of that Lake... Read more
Published 23rd Sep 2014, 13:52

Terry Graunke arrives: five Engine directors go

Five non-executive directors have left The Engine Group following its controversial takeover by a US company controlled by private equity group Lake Capital and the appointment of Lake director Terry... Read more
Published 29th Aug 2014, 19:14

Some bitter lessons from Engine

The background to the messy manner in which Lake Capital sought to acquire The Engine Group (see Lake extends Engine offer) provides a timely reminder of the dangers that surround the sale of one... Read more
Published 7th Feb 2014, 00:01

Chemistry’s Garton and Charlton in Coutts Retail acquisition

Once Upon a Time London, a company in which former Chemistry Communications Group chief executive Joe Garton and managing director Diane Charlton are directors, has acquired Coutts Retail... Read more
Published 29th Jan 2014, 15:28

Bezier remnants leave private equity investor heavily in the red

The private equity group HIG Capital that owns what remains of the former Bezier marketing and point of sale material manufacturing group seems to have shed a few more of the remaining Bezier assets,... Read more
Published 3rd Dec 2013, 22:23

Bezier companies lost nearly £10m after purchase from administrators

The company that bought the Bezier Acquisitions group of businesses from its administrators for £16 million in August 2011 incurred a loss of nearly £10 million in the initial 8.5 month period of... Read more
Published 20th Sep 2013, 23:10

Engine Group returns to profit

The Engine Group returned to profit in 2012, although the amount of profit was relatively small. The group reported a post-tax profit of £422,000 compared with a loss of £5.2 million in the... Read more
Published 5th Aug 2013, 08:18

Engine Group raises more funds for Asian acquisitions

The Engine Group has carried out a fund-raising exercise to finance “a couple of small deals in Asia”, the company confirmed today.   The funds have been provided by means of a new issue of... Read more
Published 22nd Jul 2013, 21:03

One of Engine’s private equity investors keen to sell

Management changes last year at one of The Engine Group’s private equity investors The Loudwater Trust have been followed by a reaffirmation of the Guernsey based investment company’s desire to... Read more