Candover Investments

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Candover Investments plc. is a British-based, private equity firm, specialising in arranging and leading large buyouts and buyins. Candover Investments is structured as an investment trust. On 31 August 2010 Candover announced that it would unwind its assets and return money to shareholders and investors.[2]

Candover Investments plc.
Traded asLSECDI
IndustryPrivate equity
Founded1980; 39 years ago (1980)
HeadquartersLondon, United Kingdom
Key people
Richard Stone, Chairman
Productsprivate equity funds
Revenue41.2 million (2008)[1]
₤8.0 million (2008)
₤(212.6) million (2008)
Number of employees
circa 40

At its peak Candover had offices in London, Paris, Madrid and Milan. Since 1980, Candover raised nine funds with total capital commitments of more than €8.7 billion.[3]

On 19 April 2018 the Company was placed into members’ voluntary liquidation.[4]


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