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Company in Focus: OptConnect
OptConnect is a provider of wireless internet connectivity solutions for unattended equipment such as kiosks, smart vending, digital signage and ATMs. PIP invested in OptConnect via a manager-led secondary transaction alongside Graham Partners. Watch Kevin Dunwoodie, Partner at Pantheon, discuss why we believe OptConnect is an attractive investment and how Graham Partners plans to create value for investors during the next phase of its ownership.
Company in Focus: Riri & MTA
Riri is a provider of coated metal accessories such as zips, buttons and buckles, and MTA is a manufacturer of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Watch Jerome Kinas, Managing Partner at Chequers Capital, discuss why Chequers invested in Riri and MTA and how the firm created value during its ownership of both companies to deliver strong exits for investors, including PIP.
Company in Focus: Biolchim
Biolchim specialises in the production and commercialisation of bio-stimulants and specialty fertilisers. Watch Philippe Guerin, Managing Partner at Chequers Capital, discuss why they invested in the business and how they created value during their ownership to deliver a strong exit for investors, including PIP.
Celebrating 35 Years of Outperformance
PIP listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1987, raising £12m to provide shareholders with access to exciting private companies managed by many of the best private equity managers worldwide. 35 years later, PIP is in the FTSE 250 and has delivered an outstanding long-term track record of outperformance. Watch our animation to learn about how PIP has grown and evolved over the years.
Company in focus: EUSA Pharma
EUSA Pharma, a global, specialty in-licensing pharmaceutical company focused on oncology and rare diseases, is PIP’s largest ever single company exit after it was sold in December 2021. Watch Erik Wong, Partner in Pantheon’s Global Co-Investment team, discuss why PIP co-invested in EUSA Pharma, alongside EW Healthcare, in 2015 and how the PE manager grew the business during its ownership.
Company in focus: Travel Chapter
Travel Chapter is a leading technology-enabled travel platform for self-catering holidays. PIP gained exposure to Travel Chapter via a primary investment with ECI Partners in 2018. George Moss, Partner at ECI Partners, talks about why they invested in Travel Chapter and how they worked with the management team to grow the business.
Co-investing in the current market - Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller, Pantheon Partner and Global Head of Private Equity, discusses why investors have been increasingly drawn to co-investments over the past several years and what 2022 has in store, including his view on how Pantheon’s wide funnel of potential and often proprietary co-investment opportunities can help us navigate risks in the current market environment.
Company in focus: Signature Foods
Signature Foods is a leading branded and private label food business with a strong presence in the Benelux region and a rapidly expanding footprint in other parts of Europe. Frederik Jacobs from IK Partners talks about why they invested in Signature Foods and how they helped the business to grow.
Hardman Talks: Pantheon International
Helen Steers, manager of PIP, was interviewed recently for Hardman Talks. In the interview she discussed PIP's portfolio, performance and explored key private equity sector themes, highlighting in particular how technology and tech-enabled companies have been one of PIP's investment focuses. Helen also discussed the importance of ESG and how ESG within private equity adds value for both investors and society.
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