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.
Law Firms: Macfarlanes LLP;
Clients: August Capital;