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Epiris further strengthens investment team

19 March 2018

Epiris is delighted to welcome Bavya Makani as the newest member of its investment team. Bavya joins the firm as an Investment Associate.

Epiris is a top-decile* private equity firm which invests in opportunities to transform businesses in partnership with exceptional management teams. So far in 2018 Epiris has announced the acquisitions of Portals De La Rue and Time Inc. UK.

Bavya joins Epiris from 3i, the London-listed private equity investor, where she spent two years as an Analyst, mostly recently in the firm’s UK Infrastructure team. Bavya spent time in both the firm’s London and Amsterdam offices.

Alex Fortescue, Managing Partner of Epiris, said:

“Bavya is another excellent addition to our team. With two new investments under our belt and a full pipeline of on-strategy opportunities, we have plenty for Bavya to get her teeth into!”

Epiris refers to Epiris LLP.

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About Epiris LLP
Epiris LLP is a top-decile* private equity firm which invests in opportunities to transform businesses in partnership with exceptional management teams. We target control positions in UK-centric businesses with an enterprise value of between £75 million and £500 million, deploying between £40 million and £150 million of equity.

Fund I
Since 2011 Epiris has invested £1 billion in buyouts and loan-to-own debt investments in respect of which it has delivered a gross IRR of 38%*. Synthetic net returns from this portfolio are in the top decile of European private equity funds of comparable vintages.

Fund II
Epiris is currently seeking investment opportunities for Epiris Fund II, an institutional private equity fund raised in 2017. The first announcement in Fund II, the acquisition of Portals De La Rue, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of “substrate” for banknotes, was announced in early February 2018. Fund II’s second acquisition, Time Inc. UK, one of the UK’s largest consumer magazines and digital publishers, was also announced in February 2018.

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* As at 30 September 2017. Gross IRR does not reflect adjustments for investment management and administration costs. Comparator data supplied by Preqin. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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