About Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent mid-market private equity investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in London, England.
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Latest Equistone Partners Europe News
Sep 25, 2023
September 25, 2023 British fashion retailer JD Sports has reached an agreement to take over Courir. The company will pay 520 million euros for the French retail chain. Courir has more than 300 stores and is active in several countries. No approval yet JD Sports had been talking to Courir for a long time, with negotiations starting in May this year. Prior to the acquisition, Courir consulted with employees. Equistone Partners Europe has a majority share in the French retail chain. The take-over still has to be approved. A perfect fit Courir is well- known in Europe. It is known as a sneaker retailer, but it also offers clothing for men, women and children. The brand targets ‘urban youth’ between 15-25. This is why Courir fits so well with JD Sports. JD Sports also focuses on youth and sportswear. “The brands are a good fit, because they both focus on youth and sportswear.” Expanding with 1750 stores in five years Courir has a total of 313 stores in about six countries in Europe. Since 2018, Courir has been owned by Equistone Partners Europe. The current acquisition is the first step in JD Sports’ new growth plans. JD Sports now has about 3400 stores in 32 territories, including France, Germany, Britain, the United States and Australia. The company wants to expand with more than 1750 stores in the next five years. Share
Equistone Partners Europe Investments
Equistone Partners Europe has made 62 investments. Their latest investment was in Talon Outdoor as part of their Secondary Market on July 7, 2022.
Equistone Partners Europe Investments Activity
Private Equity - II
Equistone Partners Europe Fund History
14 Fund Histories
Equistone Partners Europe has 14 funds, including Equistone Partners Europe Fund VI.
Equistone Partners Europe Service Providers
13 Service Providers
Equistone Partners Europe has 13 service provider relationships
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Equistone Partners Europe Team
19 Team Members
Equistone Partners Europe has 19 team members, including , .