LONDON, May 29 2018 – Pret A Manger (“Pret”), a leading company in the ready-to-eat food market, and JAB, a global investment firm with a proven track record of investing in premium brands, today announced that JAB will acquire Pret from Bridgepoint, an international private equity firm and its majority owner, and other minority shareholders. The transaction is expected to be completed during the Summer 2018. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
STOCKHOLM, 14 March 2018 – The European online payments provider Trustly announced today that it will be acquired by Nordic Capital Fund IX (“Nordic Capital”). Nordic Capital will support Trustly in its ambition to become the leading global online banking payments provider.
Bridgepoint, an international private equity firm, today announced that it has acquired Safety Technology Holdings (“STH”), the world’s leading supplier in the design and manufacture of safety test equipment, specialty fiber, custom engineered stress & strain solutions and software modelling, from Golden Gate Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
FCG Holding Sverige AB ('FCG' or the 'Company'), a high growth, market-leading provider of specialist risk and compliance services to the financial sector, will partner with Bridgepoint Development Capital ('BDC') where BDC will acquire a significant shareholding in FCG and provide the resources to allow it to realise its expansion plans. The value of the transaction is not disclosed.
Bridgepoint today confirmed it has reached an agreement with Burger King Europe GmbH (“BKE”), an affiliate of Restaurant Brands International Inc. (“RBI”), to become the UK master franchisee of BURGER KING®, with exclusive rights to the brand in the UK. It will simultaneously acquire Caspian UK Group, one of the UK’s largest BURGER KING® franchisees with 74 restaurants. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.