Private Equity

The MBS Group combines a deep understanding of private equity dynamics with breadth across all consumer-facing industries

We have a strong track record of working with mid-tier and large-cap investors and their portfolio companies, combining our knowledge with an understanding of how to sell the proposition to potential candidates, including those who are new to PE. We work at all stages of the deal cycle with a dedicated private equity team. Leveraging expertise across all of our areas of expertise, we are also able to support private equity investors and their portfolio companies build exceptional functional leadership teams.

Our Experience

Angel Investors
Large-Cap Funds
Mid-Cap Funds
Portfolio Companies
Private Investors
Venture Capitalists

Selected Clients

Key People

I have worked with MBS on a number of assignments and they have consistently delivered a high quality shortlist - at pace. MBS demonstrated that they understood the brief as well as the dynamic between a PE fund and their portfolio companies.

Justin Stead - CEO, Radley & Chairman, Sofa.com

Latest MBS News & Intelligence

MBS News

26 July 2017 - 8:48

Bain Capital reportedly interested in Unilever’s spreads business Bain is weighing up a bid for the divested group of brands, City AM reports, while Sky News has reported that Bain may partner with peer Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Unilever announced the sale of the business, which includes the Flora brand, in April. Read more.


25 July 2017 - 17:10

Permira sells stake in Spanish fashion retailer Cortefiel to co-investors CVC and PAI The three firms acquired Cortefiel in 2005 for €1.8bn. The new deal sees CVC Capital Partners reinvest from its 2001 vintage third fund, and PAI Partners from its 2015 vintage sixth fund, to acquire Permira's stake. Read more.


25 July 2017 - 8:47

Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo for £896m The fashion group made an all-cash offer of 230p per share for Jimmy Choo, representing a 36.5% premium on its share price when its directors first announced it was for sale. Hony Capital and CVC Capital Partners had previously expressed interest. Read more.