News

Our partners are frequently called upon by the media to give their views and opinions about business and the private equity sector.

If you would like to speak to a partner, please contact our Press Officer Ruth Shearn at RMS on 07881 772960.


Oct 20, 2020
Business is built on people and relationships. So you can get to know us a little better, over the next few weeks, each member of our team will answer the same five questions. First up is our most recent…
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Oct 19, 2020
A SURGE in deal activity over the next few months is being predicted by private equity house WestBridge, as business owners seek to realise and de-risk their assets ahead of widely anticipated changes…
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Sep 13, 2020
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Katherine Bond as investor relations director as we prepare for the pre-marketing of our third fund.
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Sep 09, 2020
We are thrilled to have been shortlisted in the Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2020 for Small Buyout House of the Year.
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Jun 24, 2020
WESTBRIDGE has invested £9.6m to support the MBO of Bespoke Health & Social Care, a leading provider of complex care in the community, to underpin its future growth and development.
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Jun 23, 2020
As the Bespoke Health & Social Care deal demonstrates, WestBridge has continued to be active during the past few months.
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Jun 23, 2020
We’re delighted that our colleague Pete Barkley has been shortlisted in the Young Financier of the Year category of the North West Business Insider Young Professionals Awards.
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May 12, 2020
Our portfolio company Aptus Utilities is expanding with the launch of a fifth UK depot.
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Apr 24, 2020
Our portfolio company AJM Healthcare, which provides mobility and equipment solutions to the NHS, local authorities and individuals across the UK, has joined forces with other service suppliers to support…
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Apr 24, 2020
The editor of Real Deals contacted us recently to find out how we’re coping with the Covid19 crisis.  We were delighted to get a mention in her Leader piece and in the feature article, too.
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Mar 05, 2020
Delighted our colleague Pete Barkley has been shortlisted in the North West Business Insider Young Professionals awards
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Mar 04, 2020
The article was titled 'What private equity executives are planning for their firms in 2020. From succession planning to divestments, private equity leaders share their plans for the year'
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Jan 23, 2020
PRIVATE equity firm WestBridge has promoted Tim Whittard to partner.  
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Dec 19, 2019
PRIVATE equity house WestBridge has successfully sold portfolio company ISG Technology (ISG) to one of its channel partners, Allvotec, for an undisclosed sum.
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Dec 09, 2019
APTUS UTILITIES Limited, one of the UK’s leading providers of multi-utility services, has secured support from private equity firm WestBridge to assist with its growth and expansion plans.
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Nov 01, 2019
PRIVATE equity house WestBridge has further expanded its team with the appointment of Rebecca Sinclair as Investment Executive.
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Oct 15, 2019
PRIVATE equity house WestBridge has sold portfolio company Linkfresh to American niche software solutions consolidator Aptean for an undisclosed sum.
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Sep 10, 2019
We are delighted and excited to announce that WestBridge has been shortlisted in the Small Buyout House of the Year category of the Unquote British Private Equity Awards.
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Aug 28, 2019
PRIVATE equity house WestBridge has appointed a new Investment Director to open its new Manchester office and lead investments across the North of England.
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Aug 27, 2019
Edward Minton is an investment manager at WestBridge, a private equity firm that invests between £10m and £20m in established, profitable and ambitious UK SMEs with enterprise values of up to £40m. He…
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Mar 26, 2019
WestBridge has announced the final close of WestBridge II (the Fund) having raised £140m in fund commitments and associated earmarked co-investment monies.
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Mar 25, 2019
Established in 1967, Wilcomatic supplies and supports vehicle wash systems to petrol forecourts throughout the UK and has contracts with all the UK's major supermarkets.
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Mar 11, 2019
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WESTBRIDGE has backed the management buyout of APEM Limited, Europe's leading independent…
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Jan 04, 2019
UK buyout investor, WestBridge, has promoted Tim Whittard to director and Edward Minton to Investment Manager.
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Nov 05, 2018
Chartered accountant James MacLeay has joined from accountancy practice Kingston Smith, where he qualified before joining the firm’s corporate finance team.
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Sep 13, 2018
WESTBRIDGE has backed a management buyout of AJM Mobility Limited (t/a AJM Healthcare), which provides mobility and equipment solutions to the NHS, Local Authority Partners and individuals across the UK.
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May 24, 2018
One of our portfolio companies, bChannels, has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.
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May 22, 2018
We are delighted to report that one of our portfolio companies has been recognised in the BVCA Management Team of the Year Awards 2018.
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Mar 07, 2018
New Investment Executive appointed as growth continues.
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Jan 24, 2018
We are delighted to report that our exit from Vista Retail has been shortlisted in the 'UK Small Deal of the Year' category by Real Deals.
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Oct 27, 2017
WestBridge Capital has exited Vista Retail Support, following its acquisition by LDC for £29.4 million.
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Sep 19, 2017
We are delighted to welcome Tim Whittard as Investment Director, as we gear up for growth.
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May 15, 2017
The European Investment Fund has signed a commitment of GBP 20m into WestBridge II, a lower mid-market fund focusing on investments in the United Kingdom.
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May 09, 2017
WESTBRIDGE CAPITAL portfolio company Vista Retail Support has been named a winner of the BVCA Management Team Awards 2017 for Wales.
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Mar 29, 2017
ISG Technology has announced the appointment of Jonathan McKay as non-executive chairman.
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Oct 14, 2016
Our managing partner Guy Davies was interviewed by the editor of AltAssets, who was keen to hear his views about recent changes to the Venture Capital Trust rules and their impact on the small buyout market.…
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Sep 14, 2016
We are extremely pleased to tell you that our exit from Aero Stanrew has been shortlisted in the ‘Small Buyout Exit’ category of the Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2016.
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