28th
November 2017

Richard Hodgson to join the expanded YO! Group as CEO Robin Rowland to remain on board as non-exec

Following its recent acquisition of Bento Sushi (“Bento”), YO! Sushi (“YO!”), is delighted to announce Richard Hodgson will join the newly formed combined group (“Group”) as Chief Executive Officer, commencing in December. Richard was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Pizza Express, where he was instrumental in driving the internationalisation of the business.

20th
November 2017

YO! acquires leading North American sushi brand Bento Sushi in CAN$100m deal

YO! Sushi (“YO!”), the iconic Japanese restaurant group, today announces the acquisition of Bento Sushi (“Bento”), North America’s second largest sushi brand, creating a global multi-channel and multi brand sushi platform. The acquisition values Bento at CAN $100 million and has been facilitated by Mayfair Equity Partners, who partnered with the YO! management team as part of a management buyout in 2015.

6th
November 2017

Tour Partner Group sees significant opportunity in Nordic markets through acquisition of Trans Nordic Tours

Tour Partner Group, the recently formed holding company for Hotels & More, Irish Welcome Tours and Authentic Vacations, is pleased to announce it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trans Nordic Tours, the largest local inbound tour operator to the Nordic countries by revenue, building on its position as a leading European destination management company with combined revenues over €100m.

24th
August 2017

Hotels & More launches Tour Partner Group and appoints Paul Maine as Group Chief Executive Officer

Hotels & More, a leading inbound tour operator for group tours and individual travellers to the United Kingdom and Ireland, is pleased to announce the creation of a new Group Chief Executive Officer role with the appointment of Paul Maine.

24th
July 2017

Mayfair Equity Partners’ investment to serve up international expansion plan for Promise Gluten Free

Promise Gluten Free, a highly innovative bakery which entered the gluten free market in 2012, is delighted to announce that it has sold a majority stake to Mayfair Equity Partners.

24th
July 2017

Mayfair Equity Partners invests in SuperAwesome to fuel its rapid growth

SuperAwesome, the technology company which powers the kids’ digital media ecosystem, has received new growth capital from Mayfair Equity Partners.

19th
July 2017

Hotels & More expands expertise in Ireland with Irish Welcome Tours deal

Hotels & More, a leading Inbound Tour Operator for group tours and individual travellers to the United Kingdom and Ireland, is pleased to announce a merger with Irish Welcome Tours, one of Ireland’s leading Inbound Tour Operators.

12th
May 2017

OVO acquires CORGI HomePlan

OVO today announces that it has acquired CORGI HomePlan, the UK’s third largest home service provider, with over 150,000 customers. Read more

18th
April 2017

Mayfair backs Talon Outdoor

Mayfair backs Talon Outdoor, the UK’s only fully independent Out-of-Home specialist media agency.

22nd
November 2016

In Profile: Mayfair Equity Partners

Led by a host of former LDC directors, Mayfair Equity Partners closed its first fund in 2016. Kenny Wastell speaks to managing partner Daniel Sasaki about building the team and delving into the unchartered territory of fundraising. Read the article on Unquote

20th
October 2016

Mayfair Equity Partners: the story behind the £400m debut fundraise

The ex-LDC London team surpassed its target thanks to sector specialism and a strong track record. Read article on Real Deals

28th
September 2016

Mayfair announces final close of maiden fund at £400 million

Mayfair announces final close of maiden fund at £400 million, exceeding initial target in oversubscribed fundraise.

13th
June 2016

Fox International Announces Acquisition of Salmo

Fox International, Europe’s largest privately owned fishing tackle company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Salmo, a leading producer of fishing lures globally.

23rd
November 2015

Mayfair takes £81 million bite of YO! Sushi

Funds advised by Mayfair Equity Partners (“Mayfair”) have acquired a controlling interest in YO! Sushi, the UK’s leading Japanese fast casual restaurant group and iconic brand, valuing the business at £81 million. Press release

14th
October 2015

Mayfair checks-in to Hotels & More buyout

Funds advised by Mayfair Equity Partners have backed the management buyout of Hotels & More Ltd. from Austria’s Travel Partner GmbH (“Travel Partner”). Press release

28th
September 2015

Mayfair backs £50m buyout of Fox International

Funds advised by Mayfair Equity Partners have backed the management buyout of Fox International, (“Fox”), Europe’s largest privately owned fishing tackle company. Press release

17th
April 2015

Energy Challenger Ovo Close To £200m Deal

A London-based investment firm is to buy a minority stake in Ovo Energy valuing it at more than £200m, Sky News learns. Read the article.