AUM $15 billion
Bridgepoint is a pan-European private equity investor focused on acquiring leading middle market businesses valued up to €1 billion. Recent investments have included the Azzurri Group, Element Materials Technology and Pret a Manger in the UK, Dorna in Spain, Balt, eFront and Histoire d’Or in France.
It also operates a second business, Bridgepoint Development Capital, which specialises in smaller cap businesses valued up to €150 million. In 2014 the Guardian published a story claiming that Care UK had not paid a penny in corporation tax since it was bought by Bridgepoint Capital in 2010.
Areas of Expertise
Business Services, Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing & Industrials and Media & Technology