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OpCapita appoints John Von Spreckelsen as Non-Executive Chairman

London, 23 November 2015 OpCapita LLP, the European private equity firm, today announces that John von Spreckelsen has been appointed to the newly-created role of Non-Executive Chairman. John has been an Operating Partner at OpCapita since 2006. He is one of European retail’s most experienced and respected...

OpCapita wins PEI Operational Excellence Award for turnaround of GAME

London, 02 October 2015 OpCapita, the European sector focused private equity partnership, today announced that it has won Private Equity International’s (PEI) Operational Excellence Award in the Lower Mid-Market category, for its successful turnaround of GAME, the specialist video games retailer. The Operational Excellence Awards aim...

OpCapita moves to new office

London, September 4 2015: OpCapita LLP, the European private equity firm, has moved into a new office at 2 Park Street, Mayfair, London W1K 2HX. The move to a larger office to house OpCapita’s growing team follows the closing of its first dedicated fund, OpCapita Consumer...

OpCapita appoints Chief Financial Officer and Head of Compliance

London, 25 June 2015: OpCapita LLP, the European private equity firm, today announces the appointment of Simon Millerchip as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Compliance. Simon’s return to OpCapita marks the continuation of a working relationship established in 2008, when he spent two years as...

OpCapita appoints Director of Investor Relations and a new Associate

London, 13 May 2015: OpCapita LLP, the European private equity firm, today announces the appointment of Caroline Crowley to the newly created role of Director of Investor Relations and the appointment of Javier Gonzalez as an Associate. Caroline joined OpCapita this week and will be responsible...

Henry Jackson elected to EVCA Mid-market Platform Council

OpCapita, the European private equity firm, today announces that Managing Partner and CEO, Henry Jackson, has been elected to the European Venture Capital Association’s (EVCA) Mid-market Platform Council. The EVCA acts as the voice of the private equity industry with four Platform Councils representing the specific...

OpCapita announces Promotions and New Hire

OpCapita, the European private equity firm, today announces the promotion of two members of the firm and the appointment of an Associate. OpCapita announces the promotion of two of its core investment team members. Chris McDermott has been promoted to Principal while Marie Guyot has been...

OpCapita secures €25m debt facility

Grovepoint Capital and Hayfin Capital Management have provided a €25m debt facility to German-based retailer NKD (“NKD or “the Company”). Grovepoint and Hayfin jointly led and structured the debt financing, and Grovepoint acts as facility agent and security trustee for the lenders. The new financing...

OpCapita nominated for Private Equity International Award

London, 18 December 2014: OpCapita, the European private equity partnership, is delighted to announce it has been shortlisted for Private Equity International’s Special Situations Firm of the Year Award 2014. OpCapita has been nominated for the prestigious award, which will be announced in March 2015, in...

OpCapita acquires La Sirena, Spain’s leading frozen food specialist

OpCapita Consumer Opportunities Fund LP (“the Fund”), advised by OpCapita LLP, the European private equity partnership, today announced the acquisition of La Sirena Alimentacion Congelada S.L.U., the leading frozen food retailer in Spain. The Fund is acquiring the business from La Sirena’s existing owners, a group...