Portfolio Business News

07 August 2014

AWAS bolstering team to enhance focus and service to Latin America region

AWAS announced today that Diego Estrada has joined its Commercial team in the position of Sales Director and will be located at its Americas region offices in Miami. He will report to AWAS’ Managing Director for the Americas, Walter Valarezo.

07 July 2014

Consolidated Pastoral announces management succession – Troy Setter to succeed Keith Warren as CEO

Consolidated Pastoral Company Pty Ltd (CPC), the largest privately owned beef producer in Australia, today announced that Troy Setter has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

02 May 2014

Four Seasons Health Care appoints CEO of its private care homes business

Four Seasons Health Care, the UK's leading independent elderly and specialist care provider, has appointed Jeremy Richardson as Chief Executive Officer of its private care homes business.

10 April 2014

EverPower Announces Acquisition of the 240MW Big Sky Wind Farm

EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of Terra Firma, a leading European-based private equity firm, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the 240MW Big Sky Wind Farm located in Bureau & Lee Counties, Illinois, about 95 miles west of Chicago, from Suzlon Energy.

04 April 2014

RTR buys two Sicilian photovoltaic plants from EDF Energies Nouvelles

Acquisition reinforces RTR’s leadership in Europe with a total of 318 MW installed capacity and 430 GWh of energy per year

01 April 2014

The Garden Centre Group announces centralised retail operations structure

The Garden Centre Group is pleased to announce its new centralised retail operations structure, which will be led by six Regional Operations Directors, each supported by Area Managers at the sub-regional level.

26 March 2014

The Garden Centre Group acquires Brooks Nursery & Garden Centre

The Garden Centre Group (TGCG) has acquired Brooks Nursery & Garden Centre, which will become the 140th store in TGCG's estate.

20 March 2014

Four Seasons Health Care acquires homes from Majesticare

Four Seasons Health Care ("Four Seasons"), the UK's leading independent elderly care provider, has acquired seven homes from Majesticare, a privately owned care group with a portfolio of 16 premium homes that primarily serve self-funded clients.

20 March 2014

FSHC Landmark Voluntary Agreement with Unions is a Success

It is just over a year since a landmark voluntary joint recognition agreement was reached between Four Seasons Health Care, the UK's largest independent health and social care provider, and three influential unions: the GMB, the Royal College of Nursing and UNISON. This was the first agreement of its kind in the care sector and it remains the only one.

12 March 2014

Marie Curie Cancer Care Chosen as ‘The Garden Centre Group's First National Charity Partner

‘Gardens for good’ programme of activity aims to raise £500,000+ over two years

03 March 2014

Troy Setter Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Consolidated Pastoral Company

Consolidated Pastoral Company Pty Ltd (CPC), the largest privately owned beef producer in Australia, is pleased to announce the appointment of Troy Setter as Chief Operating Officer.

12 February 2014

RTR to work with Associazione Civita to support Italian artistic heritage

Europe’s top producer of photovoltaic energy has partnered with Civita, a non-profit organisation which has worked for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage for over 25 years.

31 January 2014

Four Seasons Health Care appoints CEO of its dementia and nursing care business

Four Seasons Health Care, the UK’s largest independent elderly and specialist care provider, which is owned by Terra Firma a leading private equity firm, has appointed Tim Hammond as Chief Executive Officer of its dementia and nursing care business. This business comprises a network of over 370 care homes across the UK.

17 January 2014

Odeon & UCI Cinemas announces management succession

Odeon & UCI Cinemas has today announced that Rupert Gavin has decided that he will step down as CEO after over eight years in the role, to pursue a range of other ventures. He will continue as an adviser to Terra Firma, Odeon’s ultimate shareholder, and has been appointed non-executive director to one of its portfolio companies, The Garden Centre Group.

16 October 2013

Infinis announces the completion of the refinancing of its 274MW portfolio of operating wind farms with a single term loan facility and ancillary facilities

Infinis, the UK’s leading independent generator of renewable power, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a facilities agreement for a senior secured term loan facility of approximately £296 million and ancillary facilities of approximately £33.5 million.

09 October 2013

Neville Prest, Managing Director, to leave Garden & Leisure Group

Following the recent acquisition of the Garden & Leisure Group, The Garden Centre Group announces that Neville Prest, Managing Director of the Garden & Leisure Group, has decided to leave the company.

03 October 2013

The Garden Centre Group announces changes to its Executive Team

The Garden Centre Group has announced changes to its executive team.

02 October 2013

Deutsche Annington completes entire refinancing with successful bond issues in Europe and US

Deutsche Annington completes entire refinancing with successful bond issues in Europe and US.

01 October 2013

Appointment of Christopher Cole as Senior Independent Director

Infinis, the UK’s leading independent renewable power generator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Cole as Senior Independent Director of Infinis Energy plc, a new company being incorporated as a holding company for the Infinis group of companies, as the business prepares for a possible IPO.

26 September 2013

Appointment of Ian Marchant as Chairman of Infinis Energy plc

Infinis, the UK’s leading independent renewable power generator, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Marchant as Chairman of Infinis Energy plc, a new company that is being incorporated as a holding company for the Infinis group of companies, as the business prepares for a possible IPO.

16 September 2013

The Garden Centre Group acquires Garden & Leisure Group

The Garden Centre Group announces today that it has acquired The Garden & Leisure Group from Louis Delhaize, which also owns Truffaut, a leading French garden centre group.

04 September 2013

The Garden Centre Group acquires Cheddar and Lechlade Garden Centres

The Garden Centre Group has acquired Cheddar Garden Centre and Lechlade Garden Centre from Bristol based Park Garden Centres.

26 August 2013

AWAS appoints Carter White to new expanded, integrated role as Managing Director Sales for EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Head of Aircraft Trading

AWAS announced today that it has appointed its tenured Head of Aircraft Trading, Carter White, to a new, integrated role: Managing Director EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Sales and Head of Aircraft Trading.

09 August 2013

Rent or buy? At Annington Homes' highly anticipated Hailing Place, Waterbeach

Annington Homes is delighted to announce that properties will soon be available to rent or buy at its highly anticipated development, Haling Place, Waterbeach.

09 August 2013

Annington Homes launch new homes in Uxbridge

Annington Homes is delighted to announce the launch of a selection of new homes this autumn, in Uxbridge, which provide the perfect combination of suburban living in a commutable location.

09 August 2013

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE increases operating result in the first half-year 2013

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE looks back on a positive development of business after the first half of 2013 driven by higher rental income, a lower vacancy rate and overall more efficient property management thanks to a consequent insourcing strategy.

08 August 2013

Keith Warren appointed Chief Executive of Consolidated Pastoral

Consolidated Pastoral (CPC), the Australian beef cattle business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Warren as Chief Executive.

08 July 2013

The Garden Centre Group announces two new Executive Appointments

The Garden Centre Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Frank Hayes and Sarah Biggers as Directors.

24 June 2013

Infinis plc announces its annual results for the year ended 31 March 2013

Another successful year for Infinis, with growth in installed capacity, revenues and EBITDA compared to the previous year

14 June 2013

The Garden Centre Group acquires Bolton Garden Centre

The Garden Centre Group has acquired Bolton Garden Centre (formerly Barton Grange Garden Centre, Bolton) to add to the 129 garden centres already within the Group.

02 May 2013

The Garden Centre Group appoints new Marketing Director

The Garden Centre Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Fuller as Marketing Director.

18 April 2013

Annington Homes achieve excellent sales success at launch event in Chattenden, Kent

Annington Homes achieved excellent sales success at its latest launch of properties in Chattenden, Kent last weekend, when potential purchasers were invited to an open day on the 23rd March to view the first release of the three and four bedroom homes.

11 April 2013

Four Seasons Health Care acquires Optimum Care

Four Seasons Health Care, the UK’s leading independent health and social care provider, has acquired Optimum Care, which operates 17 care homes.

01 March 2013

Rolf Buch appointed CEO of Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE (DAIG) announces the appointment of Rolf Buch as Chief Executive designate from 1 March 2013

18 February 2013

AWAS announces new integrated leadership structure to best position the company for its next phase of planned growth

AWAS announced today that Karl Griffin has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer.  Karl joined AWAS in March 2007 as Chief Technical Officer and has over 22 years experience in the aviation industry.

15 February 2013

Coast and Country at Annington Homes Longhoughton Development

Those looking for a starter home in the country should look to Annington Homes’ development in Longhoughton, where a two-bedroom terraced home is available for offers in excess of £75,000. 29 Trenchard Way has gas central heating, front and rear gardens and allocated parking.

08 February 2013

Infinis announces successful offering of £350 million 7.0% Senior Notes due 2019 and rating upgrade to Ba3 from Moody’s

Infinis plc announces the successful offering of 7.0% Senior Notes due 2019 in an aggregate principal amount of £350 million (the “Offering”).

23 December 2012

Deutsche Annington successfully finalises Europe's largest refinancing update of 2012

High Court approves refinancing of the GRAND securitisation

19 December 2012

Phoenix Natural Gas Statement on the Competition Commission's final ruling

Phoenix Natural Gas welcomes the Competition Commission’s final ruling.

07 December 2012

Utility Company Grabs Big Tick Record

Business In The Community UK has announced that a Northern Ireland company has won the organisation's Big Tick award for corporate social responsibility more times than any other business throughout the whole of the United Kingdom and Ireland. Belfast based Phoenix Natural Gas have won the highly prized award for 8 years consecutively.

02 November 2012

Kevin Bradshaw Appointed CEO of Garden Centre Group

The Garden Centre Group, the UK’s largest garden centre company which was purchased by Terra Firma in April 2012, announces the appointment of Kevin Bradshaw as Chief Executive Officer and Nils Steinmeyer as Chief Financial Officer.

18 October 2012

New Chief Executive appointed at Consolidated Pastoral

Consolidated Pastoral announces the appointment of Fergal Leamy as interim Chief Executive to take over from Mark Irwin who has decided to move on to pursue new challenges.

09 October 2012

Nicholas Marshall has stepped down as Chief Executive of The Garden Centre Group

Nicholas Marshall has stepped down as Chief Executive of The Garden Centre Group, one of Terra Firma's most recent acquisitions.

The Garden Centre Group has started a search for a new Chief Executive who will lead the business through the next stage of its development.

02 October 2012

Infinis achieves financial close on £75 million wind construction financing facility

Infinis, the UK’s leading independent generator of renewable power, is pleased to announce that it has achieved financial close on a £75 million wind construction financing facility. Infinis is a portfolio company of Terra Firma, one of Europe’s leading private equity firms.

06 September 2012

Four Seasons Health Care Appoints Chairman and Non-Executive Directors

Four Seasons Health Care, the UK’s largest independent elderly and specialist care provider, which was purchased by Terra Firma, a leading private equity firm, in July 2012, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Smith as Chairman. He will be joined on the board by Arjan Breure and Lorenzo Levi, both managing directors of Terra Firma, and by Lorcan Wood, a director of Terra Firma.

16 July 2012

Serbians Make Gas Visit To Belfast

A delegation of senior gas industry officials from Serbia, including the Serbian Utility Regulator, recently jetted into Belfast as part of a best practice visit to view the operations of Phoenix Natural Gas and to learn more about the development of the Northern Ireland gas industry.

10 July 2012

Deutsche Annington paves the way for refinancing of the GRAND securitisation

Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE, Bochum (“DAIG”) has agreed heads of terms on a non-binding basis with an ad-hoc group of Noteholders of the GRAND securitisation regarding the proposed refinancing of the GRAND Notes via a scheme of arrangement.

09 July 2012

RTR Acquires a Further Photovoltaic Plant

The RTR Group, Italy’s leading solar power generator, announces the acquisition of a photovoltaic (PV) plant from TOTO Group.

03 July 2012

AWAS delivers fourth new Airbus A320 aircraft to LAN Airlines

One of the leading passenger and cargo airlines in Latin America, LAN Airlines, based in Chile looks to AWAS to deliver innovative fleet solution

29 June 2012

AWAS announces Head of Sales Doug Winter to depart organisation at the end of 2012

29 June 2012

Infinis wins award for outstanding leadership in environmental and social responsibility

The Infinis group, the leading UK independent renewable energy generator, announces the acquisition of a portfolio of three wind farms from Broadview Energy Limited, an independent renewable energy developer, for an undisclosed amount. 

28 June 2012

AWAS places two 737-700s with new customer Enerjet

Canadian charter operator expanding fleet to support growth

27 June 2012

AWAS closes $120m Pre-Delivery Payment (‘PDP’) Facility

Innovative structure provides AWAS with significant flexibility and assured capability to finance deposit payments for its pipeline of A320 Family aircraft

24 May 2012

AWAS delivers the first of two planned new A320 aircraft to Air Via

Major, experienced charter airline based in Bulgaria expanding fleet to support growth

16 May 2012

Phoenix agrees to sell gas supply businesses to SSE plc

Phoenix Energy Holdings (“Phoenix”) announces that it has reached an agreement to sell its gas supply businesses to SSE plc (Airtricity)

10 May 2012

AWAS delivers first of five planned 737-800s to SpiceJet

Successful, growing domestic Indian airline receives first delivery from AWAS forward order pipeline from deal formalised in 2011

09 May 2012

Deutsche Annington: Result for 2011 exceeds expectations

  • Adjusted EBITDA increases to €510 million
  • Vacancy rate falls to 4.3%
  • More than 1,000 new jobs to be created by 2013
  • Investments will be increased to € 18 per square metre
  • Focus even more on customer satisfaction in future

 

08 May 2012

Infinis Acquires a Portfolio of Three UK Onshore Wind Farms

The Infinis group, the leading UK independent renewable energy generator, announces the acquisition of a portfolio of three wind farms from Broadview Energy Limited, an independent renewable energy developer, for an undisclosed amount. 

02 April 2012

EverPower acquires ALTA VI, a 150 MW wind project from Terra-Gen Operating CO, LLC.

New York City … EverPower Wind Holdings Inc., a portfolio company of Terra Firma, a leading private equity firm, has signed an agreement to acquire the Alta VI wind farm, a 150MW project near Tehachapi (California) from Terra-Gen Power, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners and Global Infrastructure Partners.

02 April 2012

EverPower acquires 17.5MW project in Northumberland County

Pittsburgh… EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Terra Firma, a leading private equity firm, today announced it has acquired the development rights to the 17.5 MW Mahanoy Mountain Wind Farm, a late stage project being developed by Penn Wind LLC.

02 April 2012

AWAS delivers two Boeing 737-300 aircraft to VivaAerobus

AWAS places 5th and 6th aircraft with successful, low cost carrier in Mexico

29 March 2012

AWAS announces delivery of two Airbus A320 aircraft to IndiGo Airlines

The second and third aircraft delivered by AWAS to the airline in 2012

28 March 2012

AWAS announces delivery of second new 737-800 aircraft to Skymark Airlines

Successful Japanese airline actively expanding its domestic network

26 March 2012

Terra Firma businesses featured in Walker Guidelines Monitoring Report

Good Practice Reporting by Portfolio Companies

22 March 2012

AWAS appoints Chris Monks VP Powerplant at leading, global aircraft lessor

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has appointed Chris Monks Vice President Powerplant as part of the Technical & Asset Management team.

20 March 2012

AWAS delivers new Airbus A320 to S7 Airlines

First of two A320s to deliver as part of deal finalised with long-time AWAS customer in early 2011

09 March 2012

AWAS strikes agreement with Airbus to become one of first lessors to offer fuel saving Sharklets on new build A320 aircraft beginning mid-2013

All AWAS pipeline A320 aircraft to be able to offer significant fuel savings, upgraded performance, and environmental benefits

05 March 2012

AWAS announces delivery of second new A320 aircraft to Virgin America This Year

Dynamic US low-cost carrier continues expansion plan

13 February 2012

Infinis Appoints Chief Financial Officer

The Infinis group, the leading UK independent renewable energy generator owned by Terra Firma, announces the appointment of Gordon Boyd as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 12 March 2012.

11 February 2012

Infinis ranked first in Sunday Times 2012 buyout growth league

Infinis, a Terra Firma company and one of the UK’s leading renewable energy generators, was recognised yesterday by the Sunday Times as the fastest growing large buyout in the UK in its 2012 league.

11 February 2012

Phoenix awarded the Sword of Honour, acknowledging safety is at the heart of their operations

The gas industry is subject to stringent safety legislation governing all areas; from the design and manufacture stage right through to the installation and safe use of gas appliances.

11 January 2012

AWAS announces delivery of first of two new A320 aircraft to Virgin America

Dynamic US low-cost carrier continues expansion plan.

11 November 2011

AWAS delivers third Airbus A320-200 to Royal Jordanian

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered a new Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Royal Jordanian, the third of seven new aircraft as part of the agreement reached earlier this year.

10 November 2011

AWAS Delivers Second and Third of Five Planned 737-800s to GOL

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered the second and third Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft to the largest low-cost airline in Latin America, GOL. These aircraft are part of five deliveries from AWAS to GOL planned through early 2013.

09 November 2011

AWAS acquires one Airbus A320-200 from another lessor

Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has acquired one Airbus A320-200 passenger aircraft from another lessor. This aircraft is already on long-term lease to easyJet.

08 November 2011

Deutsche Annington Doubles Workforce

Just two years after a fundamental reorganization, Bochum-based realestate group Deutsche Annington Immobilien Gruppe (DAIG) is again improving its structure to better serve its customers’ needs.

02 November 2011

Infinis receives CEEQUAL Whole Project Award for Glenkerie wind farm

Infinis is pleased to announce that it has received a CEEQUAL Whole Project Award for Glenkerie wind farm in recognition of Infinis’ commitment to designing and constructing sustainable projects.

26 October 2011

AWAS Delivers Second Boeing 737-800 to Solaseed Airline of Japan

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered a Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft to Solaseed, the established Japanese airline formerly known as Skynet Asia.

24 October 2011

RTR completes the acquisition of 10 PV plants from Terna

The RTR group, the leading Italian solar power generator, announces the completion of its acquisition of 10 photovoltaic (PV) plants from Terna, the operator and principal owner of Italy’s high-voltage grid.

21 October 2011

AWAS acquires one Boeing 737-800 from another lessor

Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced that it has acquired one Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft from another lessor.

20 October 2011

AWAS delivers one A320 aircraft to new customer TransAsia Airways

Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered one Airbus A320 passenger aircraft to TransAsia Airways, Taiwan’s third largest airline.

19 October 2011

AWAS takes delivery of 50th Boeing 737

Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has taken delivery of the company’s 50th Boeing 737NG, a 737-800 fitted with the Sky Interior which the company then delivered on lease to customer Garuda Indonesia.

18 October 2011

AWAS delivers new Boeing 737-800 to Garuda Indonesia

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered a new Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft to Garuda Indonesia Airlines.

14 October 2011

AWAS finalises acquisition of two Boeing 737-800 and one Airbus A330-200 aircraft

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has finalised the acquisition of two Boeing 737-800’s and one Airbus A330-200 passenger aircraft from another lessor.

13 October 2011

AWAS delivers second Airbus A320-200 to Royal Jordanian

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered a new Airbus A320-200 aircraft to Royal Jordanian, the second of seven new aircraft as part of the agreement reached earlier this year.

10 August 2011

AWAS Appoints John Duffy as Corporate Finance Director

Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that veteran aviation finance professional John Duffy has joined as Corporate Finance Director based in AWAS’ Dublin headquarters reporting to Frederic Mireur, Head of Corporate Finance.

09 August 2011

AWAS Delivers Boeing 767-300ER Aircraft to New Customer GMG Airlines

Dublin based global aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has delivered a Boeing 767-300ER widebody aircraft to its new customer, GMG Airlines of Bangladesh.

29 July 2011

RTR reinforces its leading position in Italy by acquiring 10 Photovoltaic plants

The RTR group, the leading Italian solar power generator, announces the acquisition of a further 10 photovoltaic (PV) plants from Terna, the operator and principal owner of Italy’s high-voltage grid.

27 June 2011

New Customer: Japanese Airline, Solaseed Air

Formerly known as Skynet Asia Airways, new aircraft to be first in fleet with Boeing Sky Interior

13 June 2011

ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group Builds on its No. 1 Position in Italy With The Acquisition of Seven Multiplexes From GIOMETTI CINEMA

Milan, June 13th 2011 – UCI ITALIA, the subsidiary of Europe’s largest cinema operator, ODEON & UCI CINEMAS GROUP, has announced that it has signed the deal to acquire seven major multiplexes from GIOMETTI CINEMA in Italy, with a total of 51 screens.

13 June 2011

AWAS Favourably Re-Prices $530m Term Loan

Effort will aid AWAS' planned growth initiatives

10 June 2011

AWAS Secures a $500m Warehouse Facility to Aid Planned Growth Initiatives

Dublin-based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has secured a $500 million non-recourse warehouse facility to aid in its planned expansion and growth.

07 June 2011

Annington Challenge Reports of a Bleak Decade For First-Time Buyers In Cambridgeshire

With continual reports of would-be first-time buyers struggling to get on the property ladder over the last decade, and experts predicting that this will continue until 2020*, Annington Homes is pleased to be going against the grain.

07 June 2011

Surfers Swap Australian Waves For Cornish Ones, With Help From Annington Homes

With reports of property prices in the South West being 11 times the average salary*, it is no wonder that young families across the region are struggling to get on the housing ladder.

02 June 2011

AWAS Delivers First of Five Planned 737-800s to GOL

Delivery is part of AWAS' fleet solution helping major Brazilian airline with expansion and fleet optimization 

01 June 2011

Odeon & UCI Invests in Eleven More Cinemas With 77 Screens

ODEON & UCI cinemas, Europe’s largest cinema group, today announces the acquisition in Ireland of nine existing cinemas with a total of 62 screens and two pipeline cinemas with a total of 15 screens from Entertainment Enterprises (“EE”).

01 June 2011

Phoenix awarded Global Business Excellence Award for Outstanding Fast-Growth

Phoenix Energy Limited (PEL) has been informed today that it has won a “Global Business Excellence Award for Outstanding Fast-Growth” in respect of the company’s exploits in ROI.

31 May 2011

Odeon prices £475m of Secured Notes to Refinance Debt and Fund Investment in the Business

Odeon & UCI Cinema Group Ltd. today announces that it has priced a private placement of £475m (equivalent) Senior Secured Notes (the “Secured Notes”).

17 May 2011

AWAS Delivers Boeing 757-200 Freighter to Yakutia Airlines

AWAS adds new customer: major Russia-based airline expanding its dedicated cargo division

12 May 2011

RTR Makes First Acquisition

Rete Rinnovabile (RTR), the leading solar photovoltaic (PV) generation business in Italy, announces the acquisition of 19MW of solar PV assets from Sorgenia, a privately held Italian company engaged in gas and renewable generation.

05 May 2011

ODEON & UCI Cinemas Announces European Expansion With The Acquisition of Spanish and Italian Multiplexes

Today, ODEON & UCI CINEMAS GROUP, Europe’s largest cinema circuit, announces the purchase of nine multiplexes from UGC Cine Cité, five of them in Spain and four in Italy.

01 May 2011

Infinis - Health and Safety Award

Infinis ensures the health and safety of their employees, contractors and others who may be affected by their activities top priority.

05 April 2011

Infinis Doubles Wind Energy Capacity With Acquisition of Operational Onshore Wind Portfolio From SSE

Infinis , the UK's leading purely renewable energy company owned by Terra Firma, announces today that it has more than doubled its wind energy capacity with the acquisition of a portfolio of three operational wind farms, Dalswinton wind farm (30MW) and Minsca wind farm (36.8MW) in Scotland and Slieve Divena wind farm (30MW) in Northern Ireland, from Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE).

01 April 2011

AWAS Announces Lease Placement of 767-300ER With Nordwind

Successful Russian charter operator to expand & modernize fleet

01 April 2011

Infinis - Sunday Times Best Green Companies Awards

Infinis' continuing leadership in environmental management has been recognised by the Sunday Times in their Best Green Companies list each year since its inception in 2008.

28 March 2011

Boiler Scrappage Scheme Welcomed

From 1st April a wide-ranging and privately funded Boiler Scrappage grant will be made available to householders who wish to connect to natural gas for the first time in the Greater Belfast area.

21 March 2011

Annington Homes Predict a Rush as Latest Bungalow Goes On Sale At St Eval

Traditionally the property choice for older generations, Annington Homes has turned the tide on bungalow purchasing trends, as they put the latest bungalow at their St Eval development up for sale this Friday, having sold the first two in less than a fortnight.

11 March 2011

Big Tick Accolade For Phoenix

The Phoenix Group has announced that for the sixth year running it has received national recognitiion for its efforts in the area of Corporate Responsibility by collecting a Business in The Community ‘Big Tick’ award for its work in this area.

10 March 2011

AWAS Receives Significant Injection of Capital to Fund Frowth and Additional Acquisitions

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announces that Terra Firma, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and other co-investors have committed to invest an additional $529 million in the business by April 2011 to drive its expansion programme and a further $200 million to finance further value enhancing opportunities.

04 March 2011

Annington Homes Celebrates All Things Cornish

In recognition of St Piran’s Day on Saturday (5th March), Annington Homes, one of the largest private owners of residential property in Cornwall, with sites in Redruth, St Columb Minor and St Eval, is celebrating all things Cornish, in a bid to highlight the irresistible allure that this corner of England holds, and attract prospective homebuyers to the county.

02 March 2011

Trireme Energy Holdings Elect Frank Kinney, III to its Board of Directors

New York, NY – Trireme Energy Holdings, Inc. announced the election of Frank J. Kinney, III to its Board of Directors.

22 February 2011

Exciting New Buying Opportunity For Purchasers At Kirton In Lindsey According To Reeds Rains

For prospective purchasers at Kirton in Lindsey, Annington Homes’ latest release of six properties, could be one of the most exciting buying opportunities in 2011; priced at only £72,950.

17 February 2011

Happy Families At Slessor Park

Whilst the downturn has made it easier for some property owners to trade up between the lower rungs of the ladder, dream family homes that offer a large amount of flexible space have refused to fall in value to the same level according to Hometrack, making it difficult for many to afford the home they dream of seeing all generations of their family grow up in.

10 February 2011

AWAS Hosts Mission For Vision Ball inAid of ORBIS to Help Eradicate Vision Disease in Ethiopia

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that its sponsorship of the
Mission for Vision Ball, recently held in Dublin, has resulted in the highest levels of
support in the event’s history. 

03 February 2011

Infinis PLC Announces Its Third Quarter Results for the Year Ending 31 March 2011

In the quarter we exported 412.0 GWh of electricity to the grid. This equates to an average output for the quarter of 186.6 MW, a decrease of 1.5 MW from the same period last year due to particularly challenging weather conditions experienced in December 2010.

24 January 2011

Infinis Buys Onshore Wind Portfolio From E.ON

Infinis, the UK's leading purely renewable energy company, announced today that it had further expanded its wind operations by acquiring the Rheidol wind farm (2.4MW) in Wales and two consented wind farm assets located at Tedder Hill (6.9MW) and at Blackstone Edge (6.2MW) in Yorkshire from E.ON UK plc.

20 January 2011

AWAS Appoints Simon Glass as Chief Financial Officer

Dublin based aircraft lessor, AWAS, announced today that it has appointed Simon Glass to the position of Chief Financial Officer.

14 January 2011

Tank & Rast Opens Its First Off-Motorway Srvice Area On A2 in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck

The first off-motorway service area operated by Tank & Rast – the facility in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck just off of motorway A2 in the Aurea commercial estate – has now been officially opened.

01 December 2010

AWAS Appoints Doug Winter to Head of Sales

Dublin based lessor, AWAS, has appointed Doug Winter to the position of Head of Sales.

18 November 2010

Infinis Wins Top European Business Award

Infinis is pleased to announce that it has received the prestigious HSBC Growth Strategy of the Year Award at the European Business Awards ceremony in Paris on 16 November. 

01 November 2010

Phoenix presented with Second Customer Service Award

Phoenix Energy Services, part of the Phoenix group of companies based in Belfast, has been celebrating recent recognition after the organisation were presented with two national awards - the UK ‘Business Skills’ award presented by the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers and a CORGI award for focus on customer care and gas safety.

27 October 2010

Deutsche Annington: 16 per cent Savings in Electricity For Tenants in Rhine/Ruhr, Frankfurt, Cologne and Düsseldorf

Deutsche Annington Immobilien Group, Germany’s largest housingcompany, has concluded an electricity contract with significant advantages for 82,000 households.

18 October 2010

AWAS Announces Closing of Senior Secured Notes Issue

AWAS Aviation Capital Limited (AWAS) today announced the closing of a private placement of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2016.

16 October 2010

AWAS Delivers The First of its 79 Brand New A320s

Dublin based lessor, AWAS has taken delivery of the first aircraft in its order of 79 brand new Airbus A320s. 

15 October 2010

EverPower announces 150MW Wind Project in Somerset County

Pittsburgh ... EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc., today announced it is developing a wind generation facility of up to 150MW located on the Big Savage Ridge Area in Somerset County, PA.

05 October 2010

Infinis Appoints Chairman and Chief Executive

Infinis Energy Holdings Limited and its operating subsidiaries (“Infinis”, which includes Infinis plc) announces the appointment of Eric Machiels as Chairman and Chief Executive with effect from 5 October 2010. 

01 October 2010

Tank & Rast Opens New Serways Service Area Grundbergsee Sued

The Tank & Rast service area Grundbergsee Sued on motorwayA1 between Bremen and Hamburg opened this week. 

01 October 2010

AWAS Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Issue

AWAS Aviation Capital Limited (AWAS) today announced the pricing of a private placement of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2016. 

01 October 2010

Phoenix awarded Second Customer Service Award

Phoenix Supply have been celebrating the news that they have won a national ‘Best Business Award’ for Best Customer Focus. 

18 September 2010

No Price Increase for Phoenix Supply Customers

Phoenix Supply has announced that the price of natural gas will remain unchanged for around 130,000 homes and bus inesses across the Greater Belfast area from 1st Oc tober 2010.

11 September 2010

Infinis PLC Announces Its Third Quarter Results for the Year Ending 31 March 2011

In the quarter we exported 411,370 MWh of electricity to the grid. This equates to an average output for the quarter of 186.3 MW, an increase of 4.9 MW from the same period last year.

31 August 2010

AWAS Operational Performance Review, Nov 09 - May 10

AWAS’ performance has been robust in the first six months of this financial year, in what has been a challenging market environment. Demand for aircraft correlates directly with the performance of the real economy. 

23 July 2010

Filling Station Frankenwald East Receives Recognition For First-Class Service

First place in the competition for best service goes to the Tank & Rast service area Frankenwald East. The decision was made by service area operator Autobahn Tank & Rast after evaluating over 300 facilities in operation following the launch of a service management programme at the tested facilities.

19 July 2010

Phoenix National Award

Phoenix Energy Services, part of the Phoenix group of companies based in Belfast, has been celebrating recent national recognition after the organisation were presented with the UK ‘Business Skills’ award by the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers at a Gala dinner in London.

28 June 2010

AWAS Appoints Ray Sisson as New CEO

Dublin based aircraft leasing company AWAS, controlled by Terra Firma, announced today that Ray Sisson will become its new CEO on August 26th.

24 June 2010

New Offer For Tenants: Deutsche Annington and Johanniter Open Support

Deutsche Annington Immobilien Group (DAIG), Bochum, and the Ruhr Region East section of the relief organisation Johanniter Unfallhilfe e.V., are offering people in the Eving quarter of Dortmund a special service: A support centre located at Am Holtkottenweg 11, which is designed to accommodate the physically challenged, is open to all residents – young and old.

24 June 2010

EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc. Elects George R. Henderson to its Board of Directors

New York, NY – EverPower Wind Holdings, Inc., a Terra Firma Company, announced the election of George R. Henderson to the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Henderson currently serves as EverPower’s chief commercial officer.

14 June 2010

Deutsche Annington Honoured as a Family-Friendly Company

Deutsche Annington Immobilien Group (DAIG), Bochum, has received the seal of approval for “family-friendliness”. The company was presented the “job and family” certificate in Berlin by the Minister of Family Affairs Kristina Schröder. 

11 June 2010

AWAS Successfully Closes $530m Term Loan in Capital Markets Deal

AWAS Aviation Capital Limited (AWAS) announces that it has issued a $530m Senior Secured Term Loan maturing in June 2016 in the US Capital Markets and has used the proceeds to refinance two secured credit facilities.

12 May 2010

AWAS Intends to Launch 6 Year Loan Facility

AWAS Aviation Capital Limited (AWAS) announced today that it intends to launch a proposed $530 million, 6 year senior term loan facility secured by interests in a portfolio of 30 aircraft.

04 May 2010

Deutsche Annington Builds Up Energy Management For Tenants

Deutsche Annington Immobilien Group (DAIG), Bochum, is helping itstenants when it comes to purchasing energy.

19 March 2010

Deutche Annington As a Family-Oriented Company

Deutsche Annington again has the proof in black and white: it is a family-oriented company. 

29 September 2006

WRG Holdings completes sale of its Waste Disposal Business

WRG Holdings today announces that it has today completed the sale of its waste disposal business (other than its waste-to-energy business) to Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A. ("FCC"), one of Spain’s leading construction and service groups, for an enterprise value of £1,400 million.

19 May 2005

Kellen Ventures Announces Acquisition of Centrica’s Gas Connections Business

Kellen Ventures, a new company owned ultimately by East Surrey Holdings plc (25%) and Terra Firma, the European private equity group (75%), announces that it has agreed to acquire Centrica plc’s gas transportation for £90 million.

17 March 2005

Deutsche Annington Acquires Viterra from E.ON for approx. 7 bn Euros

Dusseldorf, 17th May 2005 – DAIG Group acquires Viterra from E.ON AG for approx. 7 bn euros.

25 May 2004

Shanks Group plc announces that it has agreed to sell its UK landfill operations

Shanks Group plc announces that it has agreed to sell its UK landfill and related power operations ('Disposal Activities') to Terra Firma for a total cash consideration of GBP227.5 million.

09 June 2003

Waste Recycling Group PLC (“WRG” or the “Company”) recommended cash acquisition by Cholet Acquisitions Limited (“Cholet”)

The boards of WRG and Cholet, a company formed at the direction of Terra Firma Investments, announce that a recommended proposal (the “Proposal”) has been agreed whereby WRG will be acquired by Cholet.