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Investments

  • Wunder2_logo_

    Dec 2017

    The partners of NWPE have led a development growth fundraising in Wunder2, wunder2.co.uk/

  • Patty&Bun

    Nov 2015 & Dec 2016

    The partners of NWPE have led growth funding rounds in Patty & Bun pattyandbun.co.uk - the fast growing burger company.

    Founded in 2012, Patty & Bun, in its own words, offers “No nonsense, fresh, honest, damn tasty burgers with a couple of surprises along the way...!” 

  • Metail

    Dec 2013

    The partners of NWPE have led a growth funding round in Metail - metail.com - the fast growing online body shape and garment fit visualisation company.

    Founded in 2008, Metail is a British company developing online fitting room technology, enabling consumers to create a bespoke 3D model of themselves. 

  • SACO

    May 2013

    NWPE's partners have completed a £3 million investment in SACO, one of the UK's leading serviced apartment operators.

    Established 15 years ago, SACO pioneered the serviced accommodation concept throughout major business travel destinations of the UK.  Today SACO has emerged as the leading worldwide serviced apartment network that provides business and leisure travellers with access to over 20,000 different apartments in more than 42 countries worldwide.

    SACO employs over 150 staff and currently operates over 600 services apartments.

    The investment will enable SACO to expand its sales and marketing efforts and to increase its UK apartment portfolio.

    Sold March 2015 to Oaktree Capital Management.

     

  • SSP

    Dec 2011

    NWPE’s partners led the acquisition/Management buy-in of SSP Hats Limited,ssphats.net .

    The business, established in 1987 and based in Skegness, designs, sources and distributes hats, gloves, scarves and wellingtons predominantly to small UK retailers and increasingly in Continental Europe.

  • postureplast_new_resize

    Oct 2011

    NWPE's partners invested in Floback Limited to fund the launch of a new medical device, PosturePlast, postureplast.co.uk - designed to help relieve lower back pain by addressing the root cause of most 'mechanical' back problems, bad posture.

  • CGHLwhitebg

    MBO April 2008

    Cash Generator is a buy, sell and loan discount retailer. Established in 1994, it sells quality pre-owned and new high street retail products at down-to-earth prices. 

    Sold November 2010 to Axcess Financial.

  • Lipsy_logosmall

    MBO May 2006

    London-based Lipsy is a young British fashion brand with an in-house design team dedicated to ensuring the hottest looks move from the catwalk to the High Street “in the blink of an eye”.

    Sold September 2008 to Next plc

  • gaucho

    Tertiary MBO Dec 2007 backed by Intermediate Capital Group Plc.

  • gaucho

    Secondary MBO August 2006

    Invested alongside Phoenix Equity Partners.

  • gaucho

    MBO Jan 2005

    Invested alongside Barclays Private Equity

    Gaucho is a highly successful and growing chain of restaurants, offering high quality Argentine beef, considered the best in the world, and the largest selection of Argentine wines in the UK.

    Sold to Phoenix.

  • totalstay

    Feb 2010

    TotalStay, totalstay.com - is a leading web-based hotel booking agency specialising in quality hotel accommodation at discounted rates. 

    Sold to JAC Travel March 2015.

NWPE Investments:

Cash Generator
Lipsy
Gaucho
Metail
Patty&Bun
Posture Plant
SACO
SSP
Totalstay.com
Wunder2