Core Capital, the specialist private equity partnership, announced today that they had completed an investment in Kelway, making this the fifth investment completed so far in 2006.
Core Capital announced today that they had completed their third investment from the Core VCT funds, leading the £12 million secondary MBO of London Graphic Centre.
Core Growth Capital announced today that they had completed their second investment from the Core VCT funds, leading the investment in Blanc Brasseries.
Core Growth Capital announced today that they had closed the Core VCT funds II & III early, having already received commitments in excess of £33 million, exceeding the initial target.
Core Growth Capital LLP, the Manager of Core VCT I plc, and Electra Partners, the Manager of the Electra Kingsway VCTs, have co-led a total investment of £9 million into Ma Hubbard's Limited. Debt facilities totalling £6 million have been provided by Bank of Scotland.
ESO Capital, the provider of hybrid capital solutions to small and medium-sized companies, is acquiring Core Capital. The enlarged business will invest across the capital structure, providing flexible capital solutions ranging from senior debt to equity for lower and middle-market European companies. For further information, please see www.esocapital.com or visit the news page on www.core-cap.com