August Equity Partners’ £300 Million AEP V Fund Raising


Macfarlanes has advised UK-based private equity firm August Equity Partners on the raising of its latest flagship fund, AEP V, which has closed at its hard cap of £300m, exceeding its target of £275m.

August Equity invests in service-oriented companies in high-growth sectors of the UK mid-market including healthcare, education, business services and technology. August Equity typically works with family-owned, founder-managed businesses.

The Macfarlanes team for this matter was led by investment management partner Stephen Robinson (Picture) with assistance from investment management senior solicitor Henry Stewart-Brown. Tax advice was provided by partner Mark Baldwin with assistance from senior solicitor Penny Van den Brande.

Involved fees earner: Mark Baldwin – Macfarlanes LLP; Stephen Robinson – Macfarlanes LLP; Henry Stewart-Brown – Macfarlanes LLP; Penny Van den Brande – Macfarlanes LLP;

Law Firms: Macfarlanes LLP;

Clients: August Capital;

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