Seafood Pub Company

Penta Capital buys into the Seafood Pub Company to fund next phase of growth The Seafood Pub Company is delighted to announce that Penta Capital (“Penta”) has acquired a majority stake in the business to further expand the Company’s multi … Continue reading

Akazoo Limited

Penta Capital and InternetQ plc (LSE-AIM: INTQ), a leading provider of mobile marketing and digital entertainment solutions for mobile network operators and brands, is pleased to announce a strategic investment into the Company’s popular subscription-based music streaming service, Akazoo, by … Continue reading

Penta investment signals gear change at Endura

Endura Limited, the UK’s leading designer of branded cycling apparel has secured a minority equity investment from Penta Capital. Details of the investment have not been disclosed. Headquartered in Livingston, Scotland, Endura was founded by cycling enthusiast Jim McFarlane in … Continue reading

Penta Capital success on the IPO of Esure

Penta Capital LLP (“Penta Capital”) has today announced the successful IPO of its investee company, esure Group plc (“esure”), for a market capitalisation of £1.2bn. Penta Capital LLP arranged and led the equity investment in the MBO of esure from … Continue reading

esure reports Operating Profit*of £80.8million for 2011

esure Group Holding Limited (“esure”) – one of the UK’s top five motor insurance groups – announces today growth in its Operating Profit* for the year ended 31 December 2011 up at £80.8million (2010: £18.6million) with a significant reduction in … Continue reading

Six Degrees Group Announces Acquisition of Ultraspeed

Six Degrees Group today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Ultraspeed, a London-based managed hosting and managed cloud provider. Ultraspeed was founded in 1998 and serves a variety of FTSE 250 companies, charities and digital media customers, including … Continue reading

Six Degrees Group: New industry Force Emerges with £60m Funding to Build Leading Managed Data Services Group

A new Group has been formed through the merger of three leading converged service providers to create a new force in the UK managed data services sector. Following a significant fundraise and the acquisition of datacentre UKSolutions, MPLS provider NetworkFlow … Continue reading

Penta Capital Backs £60m Telecoms Managed Data Buy-and-build

Penta Capital today announces an initial £60m funding package to a new company established to acquire strong service providers in the UK managed data sector. The announcement follows the acquisitions of three established high-performing businesses in the sector, which form … Continue reading

Penta Capital exits as Lyceum Capital teams up with founders and management to buy Eat.

Mid-market growth investor Lyceum Capital is acquiring a controlling interest in EAT. The Real Food Company. The transaction will see Lyceum Capital invest alongside the founders and management to support a significant store roll-out and brand development programme. Founded in … Continue reading

Penta Exits Geronimo Inns to Young’s

• Acquisition of Geronimo Inns for £60 million in cash • Exciting and individually designed, food-led, managed pubs • Combined focus on premium London managed houses • An excellent fit with Young’s long-term expansion strategy • Acquisition introduces new growth … Continue reading