• 1

    Hugo Boss

    Fashion retailer
    Cost
    £155.8m
    Value
    £336.4m
    % of total assets
    25.5%
    Date of acquisition
    May 07

    Invested through Permira IV

    Hugo Boss operates in the fashion and luxury goods market. It is the global leader in the formal menswear fashion market with a presence of over 6,800 points of sale across 129 countries. The valuation basis is quoted.

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  • 2

    Arysta LifeScience

    Agrochemicals
    Cost
    £160.1m
    Value
    £208.2m
    % of total assets
    15.8%
    Date of acquisition
    Feb 08

    Invested through Permira IV

    Arysta LifeScience is one of the world’s largest privately-held agrochemical businesses, specialising in crop protection including herbicides, insecticides and fungicides, as well as a number of products for the healthcare and veterinary medicine markets. Headquartered in Tokyo, the company markets a portfolio of more than 150 products in over 125 countries. The valuation basis is earnings.

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  • 3

    ProSiebenSat.1 Media

    Broadcasting
    Cost
    £50.5m
    Value
    £88.4m
    % of total assets
    6.7%
    Date of acquisition
    Mar 07

    Invested through Permira IV

    ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG is a leading European broadcasting group. The company owns Germany's largest family of Free TV stations. Its long term strategy is to invest in new growth markets to become a digital entertainment powerhouse. The valuation basis is quoted. In January 2014, Permira IV realised their remaining holding in ProSiebenSat.

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  • 4 Freescale

    Freescale

    Embedded semiconductors
    Cost
    £145.1m
    Value
    £58.0m
    % of total assets
    4.4%
    Date of acquisition
    Nov 06

    Invested through Permira IV

    Freescale is a global leader in embedded processing solutions for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. The company has a heritage of innovation and product leadership spanning more than 50 years and has an extensive intellectual property portfolio, including approximately 6,000 patent families, and serves more than 18,000 customers with leading products and solutions. The valuation basis is quoted.

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  • 5

    iglo Group

    Frozen food
    Cost
    £25.3m
    Value
    £56.5m
    % of total assets
    4.3%
    Date of acquisition
    Nov 06

    Invested through Permira Europe III

    The iglo Group is a branded European frozen food company that produces fish, vegetables and poultry, including a number of iconic products such as Fish Fingers, Schlemmer Filets and Sofficini. The Group operates under three brands: Birds Eye (UK and Ireland), iglo (Germany, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands and other countries) and Findus (Italy). The valuation basis is earnings.

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  • 6

    Legico

    Finance
    Cost
    £32.0m
    Value
    £34.5m
    % of total assets
    2.6%
    Date of acquisition
    Jan 08

    Invested through Permira IV

    Legico seeks to invest in senior and subordinated LBO debt. Legico’s aim is to acquire high quality debt assets with attractive yields by investing in senior, mezzanine and PIK opportunities in both the primary and secondary markets. Legico is advised by the Permira Debt Managers team. The valuation basis is mark-to-market.

  • 7

    Acromas (AA Saga)

    Motoring, travel, media, finance
    Cost
    £16.6m
    Value
    £20.4m
    % of total assets
    1.5%
    Date of acquisition
    Sep 04

    Invested through Permira Europe III

    Acromas is the holding company for The AA and Saga, two of the UK’s most iconic brand names. With 15 million members, The AA is the UK’s market leader in roadside assistance and is also one of the UK’s biggest names in insurance. Saga provides financial services to people aged over 50 in the UK, as well as personal financial products, travel and domiciliary care. The valuation basis is earnings.

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  • 8 New Look

    New Look

    Fashion retailer
    Cost
    £0.4m
    Value
    £16.8m
    % of total assets
    1.3%
    Date of acquisition
    Apr 04

    Invested through Permira II

    New Look is a leading European high-street apparel retailer with over 1,100 stores across the globe in 22 countries. It has circa 580 New Look stores in the UK and a growing presence in Europe (circa 90 stores). It also has a growing franchise operation across the Middle East, CEE and Asia. The group also operates circa 280 stores across France and Belgium which trade under the Mim brand, including a growing affiliate business in France. The valuation basis is earnings.

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  • 9 Just Retirement

    Just Retirement

    Financial services
    Cost
    £4.3m
    Value
    £9.0m
    % of total assets
    0.7%
    Date of acquisition
    Sep 09

    Invested through Permira IV

    Just Retirement is a specialist financial services business that provides financial solutions to clients in or approaching retirement. The company provides two products to those at or in retirement: enhanced annuities and equity release mortgages. The valuation basis is quoted.

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  • 10

    Sisal

    Gaming
    Cost
    £6.5m
    Value
    £8.5m
    % of total assets
    0.6%
    Date of acquisition
    Oct 2006

    Invested through Permira Europe III

    Sisal is the no.2 gaming operator in Italy. The company operates in all segments of the gaming market, including lotteries, betting, slot machines, video lotteries and bingo, and has a long history of innovation in the Italian gaming market. It relaunched the Italian lottery as SuperEnalotto, and operates it under an exclusive concession from the Italian State Treasury that will continue until 2018. The valuation basis is earnings.

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