18 Oct 2013
YFM Equity Partners has backed the management buy-out (MBO) of GTK UK Limited, the Basingstoke headquartered manufacturer of cable assemblies, connectors, optoelectronics and manufacturing solutions for high technology customers. The financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.
07 Oct 2013
YFM Equity Parners has spun-out of GLE Group to create YFM Equity Partners LLP, an independently owned private equity business.
07 Oct 2013
YFM Equity Partners has backed the management buy-out of Douglas Gill International (Gill), the Nottingham based manufacturer of technical sailing clothing and accessories, for an undisclosed sum following a sales process led by Clearwater Corporate Finance. Yorkshire Bank provided debt funding and working capital facilities to support the deal.
19 Jun 2013
YFM Equity Partners has supported their portfolio company Seven Technologies, a specialist engineering business, in its £7m takeover of AIM listed Datong, a leading provider of intelligence equipment and solutions.
03 Apr 2013
YFM Equity Partners announces the sale of its equity stake in independent medical communications business Fishawack in a secondary buyout backed by Growth Capital Partners. The £13m deal provides an exit for YFM Equity Partners and a 2x return on its original investment.
07 Feb 2013
Paul Cannings, a director at YFM Equity Partners, spoke to AltAssets about what limited partners need to know about how to make money from investing in lower mid-market funds, especially in the current low-growth environment.
28 Jan 2013
South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF) through its fund manager YFM Equity Partners has realised its investment in Naylor Industries plc, a manufacturer of building materials, pipes and lintels back to its management making a 2x return on its original investment. As part of the deal, HSBC is providing Naylor with new finance facilities.
10 Jan 2013
YFM Equity Partners and outgoing chairman Richard Asquith have sold their investment in Winder Power, the manufacturer of power distribution and generation equipment and parent company of Winder Electrical and Newton Derby to a management team backed by Enterprise Ventures (EV), a venture and growth capital fund manager, in a £6m secondary buyout. YFM Equity Partners made a 5.7x return on its original investment.
17 Dec 2012
President Engineering Group Limited (PEGL), the Sheffield based manufacturer of industrial valves and mining safety systems which YFM Equity Partners backed in a management buyout from Flow Group in 2010 has acquired Derbyshire-based Bretby Gammatech, a niche provider of coal monitoring products.
22 Oct 2012
YFM Equity Partners, the managers of The North West Fund for Development Capital (NWFDC) is restructuring its North West operations to focus its new investment activity on its award-winning national venture capital trusts (retail) and institutional funds. As a result it has agreed with The North West Fund that it will hand over the management of the NWFDC to a new fund manager later this year.
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