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Founded in 1793, Bonhams is one of the world's largest and most renowned auctioneers of fine art, motor cars, jewellery and other collectables. The business holds more than 250 sales a year at its flagship salerooms, which include London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

Bonhams is a global business operating in a market with long-term structural growth and high barriers to entry. We bought the business in 2018 with a plan to transform it through focus, operational improvement and investment-led growth. 

Since we made our investment, Bonhams has made five add-on acquisitions in the USA and Europe.


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Entry date:
September 2018

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