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  • Sep 16

    Frontier Medical Group acquires Genie Care

    The company broadens its Pressure Area Care portfolio with acquisition of Genie Care and innovative ToTo product Frontier Medical Group ("Frontier"), the specialist medical device manufacturer, today announces its acquisition of Genie Care…

  • Jun 16

    Kester Capital success at BVCA Management Team Awards 2016

    Kester Capital is delighted to announce that three of its portfolio company management teams were recognised for their achievements at the regional BVCA Management Team Awards 2016 awards. Frontier Medical Group, a leading provider of medical…

  • Jun 16

    Kester Capital Announces investment in Factory-CRO

    Kester Capital is pleased to announce an investment in Factory-CRO, a leading CRO focused on the medical device market. Factory-CRO was founded over 20 years ago by Dr. Dirk Meijer and Dr. Joris Bannenberg. Since then, Factory-CRO has grown…

  • May 16

    Frontier Medical Group scoops top honour at BVCA Management Team Awards

    Frontier Medical Group, the specialist medical device manufacturer, has been named Wales Mid-Market Team of the Year at the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Management Team Awards 2016. The BVCA Awards, which are…

  • Mar 16

    Kester Capital announces refinancing of Frontier Medical

    Kester Capital is pleased to announce the refinancing of Frontier Medical on the back of a continued period of profit growth. RBS provided a new term loan the proceeds of which were used to repay investors.    Contact us: Kester Capital:…

  • Feb 16

    Frontier Medical Group opens new Head Office and celebrates 50th anniversary milestone

    Frontier Medical Group unveils a new office for its 240-strong staff in South Wales while celebrating 50 years of success

  • Jan 16

    Kester Capital announces sale of Garrets International

    Kester Capital is pleased to announce the sale of Garrets International, a market leader in outsourced marine catering services, to Wrist Ship Supply, the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier. Kester Capital led the primary buy-out of…

  • Nov 15

    Kester Capital announces sale of Ironshore

    Kester Capital is pleased to announce the sale of Ironshore to Fosun International Limited. During Kester Capital's investment period, Ironshore built a diversified, global speciality insurance platform with a deep management team.  Ironshore's…

  • Jul 15

    Kester Capital announces sale of Briefing Media

    Kester Capital is pleased to announce the sale of Briefing Media to its management team, backed by Lyceum Capital. Kester Capital originally acquired the Briefing Media assets from UBM plc in early 2012 and supported the follow on acquisitions…

  • May 15

    Fosun to acquire remaining interest in Ironshore

    Kester Capital portfolio company, Ironshore Inc. (“Ironshore”), and Fosun International Limited announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Fosun to acquire the remaining interest in Ironshore that Fosun does not already…

  • Apr 15

    Frank Collins appointed Chairman of Frontier Medical

    Frontier Medical is delighted to announce the appointment of Frank Collins as Chairman. Frank is a highly experienced healthcare professional.  Having been CEO of a number of NHS hospitals, Frank then moved to the private sector and has led…

  • Feb 15

    Fosun completes strategic equity investment in Ironshore

    Kester Capital portfolio company, Ironshore Inc. (“Ironshore”), and Fosun International Limited (HKEx stock code: 00656, together with its subsidiaries, “Fosun”) announced today that Fosun has completed its purchase of ordinary shares of Ironshore…

  • Dec 14

    Kester Capital announces refinancing of Frontier Medical

    Kester Capital is pleased to announce the refinancing of Frontier Medical on the back of a continued period of profit growth and the succesful transition to the new management team.  RBS provided a new term loan the proceeds of which were used…

  • Dec 14

    Kester Capital announces second refinancing of Briefing Media

    Following a sustained period of profit growth and cash generation, Kester Capital is pleased to announce the second refinancing of Briefing Media.  Barclays provided a new term loan the proceeds of which were used to repay shareholders.  Following…

  • Nov 14

    Per Gullestrup appointed Non-Executive Director of Garrets

    Garrets is pleased to announce that Per Gullestrup has joined the board as Non-Executive Director. In this capacity, Per will work with the board on strategy and on the development of the wider proposition. Per started his career with AP Moller…

  • Oct 14

    Briefing Media acquires agriculture finance insight business Agrimoney

    Briefing Media, the UK’s leading agriculture information and events group, has today acquired Agrimoney, the agriculture investment information specialist. Agrimoney (www.agrimoney.com) was established in 2009 to provide the link between investors…

  • Aug 14

    Fosun to make strategic equity investment in Ironshore

    Kester Capital portfolio company, Ironshore Inc. (“Ironshore”), and Fosun International Limited (HKEx stock code: 00656, together with its subsidiaries, “Fosun”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Fosun to…

  • Aug 14

    Frontier Medical announces appointment of Simon Jackson as Managing Director

    Frontier Medical, a leading UK supplier of medical devices and services to the healthcare sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Jackson as Managing Director. A graduate in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Simon began…

  • Apr 14

    Garrets International Limited receives a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time

    Garrets International is today celebrating being named winner of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade - the UK’s highest accolade for business success – for the second time. Approximately 160 Queen’s Awards have been announced…

  • Jan 14

    WTG announces new leadership team with David Gilbertson as Chairman

    WTG, the global summits business, today announced that David Gilbertson, former CEO of Informa plc, will be joining the Board as Non-Executive Chairman. Mr Gilbertson’s 35 year career in B2B media includes leading the management buyout of Lloyd’s…