Endless LLP is the UK’s leading turnaround investor. We are an independent UK based private equity house, specialising in the provision of financial investment and hands-on turnaround expertise to businesses facing challenges or finding themselves in special situations. With a flexible approach to funding and market leading speed of investment, we have invested in excess of £240 million in over 35 acquisitions since our establishment in 2005. Many of our investments have been completed in less than 28 days from introduction.
Our primary focus is investment in turnarounds and financial restructurings, the acquisition of non-core businesses and the completion of difficult management buy-outs. We are not afraid of tough deals, tight deadlines or challenging situations, which may deter others.
Our broad investment criteria are as follows:
We can invest between £1 million and £45 million of our own capital in a single transaction – our total new funding package can be higher through partnering with our investors
We are focused on UK headquartered businesses with turnover of between £20 million and £500 million
We are not sector specific and have invested across a diverse range of industries
With funds under management of in excess of £400 million we have access to significant levels of committed capital to support the companies we invest in. Endless Fund II which closed in February 2008 with total commitments of £164 million. In July 2011 Endless raised Fund III in just 10 weeks closing at £220m investors include pension funds, family offices, universities and charitable endowments from the USA and across Europe.
Our strength and speed of response lies in our team, which comprises 16 investment professionals operating nationwide from our offices in Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and London. Our team has significant experience of investing and comes from a range of backgrounds including private equity, corporate restructuring, corporate finance, banking and property. In addition, we can call upon our in-house Connections network of high calibre sector experts, non-executive directors and interim managers to provide industry expertise, insight and management support to the businesses we invest in.
Our innovative approach to investment has lead to widespread recognition in the private equity and professional community, as demonstrated by awards such as:
• Turnaround House of the Year 2011
• European Restructuring Firm of the Year 2011
• Turnaround Team of the Year 2011
• Private Equity Team of the Year 2011
• Mid Mark Buyout of the Year 2011
• Turnaround Deal of the Year 2011
Darren Forshaw, Partner: Darren.email@example.com
Mathew Deering, Investment Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ian Plumb, Associate Director, email@example.com