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20 February 2015

Lion gets €602m dividend from portfolio company Picard Surgelés

feeding-time-for-the-lions-1441569-m Lion Capital has reportedly benefited from a refinancing of French frozen food seller Picard Surgelés via a €770m bond which sees the firm pick up a €602m dividend.

5 February 2015

Lion to exit AS Adventure to PAI Partners after more than 7 years

untitled-1395364-m UK private equity firm Lion Capital has agreed to sell Belgian outdoor clothing retailer AS Adventure to fellow PE firm PAI Partners.

8 January 2015

Lion looks to exit Weetabix after 10 years

eating-cereal-1-760080-m UK-based private equity firm Lion Capital has sold its remaining 40 per cent stake in breakfast brand Weetabix to majority stakeholder Bright Food, AltAssets understands.

22 December 2014

Lion agrees $1.5bn Bumble Bee Seafood sale

news_tunacan_lrg Private equity firm Lion Capital has agreed a deal to sell Tuna brand Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5bn.

9 December 2014

JH Partners part-exits Alex & Ani to Lion Capital after two-year holding

Alex & Ani San Franscisco-based private equity house JH Partners is believed to have sold a 20 per cent stake in jewellery business Alex & Ani to UK buyout house Lion Capital.

5 December 2014

Lion snaps up PittaRosso from 21 Investimenti

feeding-time-for-the-lions-1441569-m UK-based private equity firm Lion Capital has acquired Italian footwear chain PittaRosso from mid-market European private equity group 21 Investimenti.

14 October 2014

Lion looks to exit Bumble Bee for $1.5bn

retrato-1430843-m Private equity firm Lion Capital is looking to exit tuna brand Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5bn after four years.

3 September 2014

Vision Capital loses IR head van Tuyll to Lion Capital

Julia van Tuyll, Vision Capital Direct secondaries private equity firm Vision Capital has lost its last-remaining investor relations executive after vice president Julia van Tuyll left for Lion Capital.

28 July 2014

Private equity-backed Findus to pay €200m dividend via high-risk PIK

lasagna-1207761-m Frozen food business Findus plans to pay its owners Lion Capital, JP Morgan and Highbridge Capital Management a €200m dividend by issuing a payment-in-kind note that Fitch has deemed likely to default.

14 March 2014

Whyte & Mackay attracts private equity suitors

Whisky Private equity firms have reportedly shown interest in United Spirits‘ Whyte & Mackay whisky unit.

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