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28 July 2014

Vince Cable calls in regulator for OpCapita-backed Comet administrators

old-brown-suitcase-2-1049630-m The administrators involved in the sale of failing high street chain Comet to equity firm OpCapita have been referred to their regulatory body by Business Secretary Vince Cable.

9 June 2014

OpCapita-backed Game raises £121m from London listing

console game gaming computer OpCapita-backed computer game chain Game has raised £121m by listing on the London Stock Exchange two years after collapsing into administration.

20 May 2014

OpCapita-backed Game eyes £400m from London IPO

game-pad OpCapita-backed computer game chain Game has filed to raise £400m by floating on the London Stock Exchange.

11 April 2014

OpCapita founder could face Risk Capital Partners in £250m Gala Bingo buyout

news_bingoballs_lrg OpCapita founder Henry Jackson is reportedly going up against Risk Capital Partners to buy UK bingo chain Gala.

17 February 2014

European distressed investor OpCapita eyes €150m fund

European turnaround private equity investor OpCapita is looking to raise a new €150m vehicle for new investments.

28 November 2013

OpCapita agrees €20m buyout of troubled German clothing company NKD

clothing-scarves-2 European turnaround private equity investor OpCapita has agreed to buy troubled German discount clothing retailer NKD for an initial investment of €20m.

24 June 2013

OpCapita risks further government heat through £27m Comet tax-loss buy

Comet electrical - AltAssets Private Equity News Private equity firm OpCapita is preparing to court further controversy following its £2 buyout of collapsed electrical retailer Comet after it emerged the firm is considering buying the chain’s tax losses.

18 January 2013

OpCapita-backed Game eyes HMV stores

broken-cd_sq Game, the retailer bought out of administration last year by turnaround investor OpCapita, is reported to have expressed an interest buying up to 45 HMV stores.

18 December 2012

OpCapita’s Comet deal under scrutiny as taxpayers face redundancy bill

Comet electrical - AltAssets Private Equity News OpCapita’s £2 buyout of beleaguered electrical retailer Comet is being investigated by the UK Government after complaints from MPs over its handling of the business.

5 November 2012

OpCapita could reap Comet profit despite 6,600 facing sack

Comet electrical - AltAssets Private Equity News Buyout house OpCapita could still make a profit from sinking electrical retailer Comet even as thousands of staff look set to lose their jobs.

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