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.


Feb 24, 2015
Aero Stanrew, one of our portfolio companies, attracted a lot of media attention recently following a visit by Nick Boles, Minister for Skills and Equalities. You can read about his visit and views on Aero Stanrew – including how he took a selfie - on these links:
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Feb 02, 2015
PRIVATE equity house WestBridge Capital has completed its first exit from the WestBridge SME Fund, releasing its 34 per cent stake in software company Kallidus Holdings Limited (formerly e2train) via a secondary buyout to FF&P Private Equity.
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Jan 26, 2015
One of our portfolio companies, Aero Stanrew, has been named the South West winner of the GREAT Faces of British Business competition, run by the Business is GREAT Britain campaign, in association with BT Business.
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Dec 17, 2014
Guy Davies is managing partner of WestBridge Capital, a private equity house that invests in established, profitable and fast growing UK SMEs. He explains what he looks for in a company wanting to secure funding
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Oct 13, 2014
On Tuesday 7 October the Lord-Lieutenant of Devon, Sir Eric Dancer KCVO CBE JP, visited Barnstaple based Aero Stanrew Limited to formally present the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade and to officially open an additional manufacturing facility. The award was announced in April in recognition of the company’s success in growing export sales, especially in India, China and North America.
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Sep 18, 2014
Independent IT services company Vista Retail Support has won the Deal of the Year award at the Insider Wales Dealmakers Awards, hosted at Cardiff City Hall. The £12.3 million management buyout of the Cardiff-based business was successfully completed in May. The highly complex deal allowed the current senior management team, led by managing director Vince Haffenden, technical services director James…
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Jul 07, 2014
THE management team at Oxford company bChannels Limited has completed an equity backed buyout of the business. Led by CEO Matt Rowland-Jones, the four-strong team has acquired a majority stake in the company following a £5 million secondary buyout from RCapital.
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Jun 18, 2014
We are pleased to announce that WestBridge Capital has been awarded an Acquisition International M&A Award. The 'TMT Sector Private Equity House of the Year Award' recognises the achievements and outstanding work of those involved in seeing a deal through to completion, and confirms WestBridge Capital as an established lower middle market private equity investor.
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Jun 02, 2014
Vista Retail Support has announced that its senior management team has completed a management buyout of the business, with the support of private equity house WestBridge Capital. The secondary buyout was valued at £12.3 million.
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May 07, 2014
TWO companies supported by private equity house WestBridge Capital have been recognised in the BVCA Management Team Awards 2014. Barnstaple-based Aero Stanrew won the award for best Middle Market Private Equity-backed Management Team of the Year and is now in contention for a national award which will be announced in June.
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Apr 25, 2014
JUST two years after a management buy-out funded by private equity house WestBridge Capital, Aero Stanrew has won the Queen's Award for Enterprise.
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Dec 19, 2013
PRIVATE equity house WestBridge Capital has successfully exited its investment in Mobile Computing Systems (MCS), securing a 2.4x return.
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