14 May 2021
Following the sale agreement announced in February, Terra Firma is delighted to announce the completion of the sale of Parmaco, a leading provider of high quality, flexible modular education buildings in the Nordics, to leading global private markets firm, Partners Group.
28 April 2021
Terra Firma announces that on 5 May 2021, Justin King will step away from his role of Vice Chairman at the firm. He will continue to advise Terra Firma and join an eminent list of advisers, but will no longer play an active part in running the day-to-day business of the firm or its portfolio companies.
16 April 2021
Terra Firma, a leading private equity investment firm specialising in purchasing asset backed businesses with strong growth potential, has entered into an agreement to acquire Kier Living from Kier Group plc (“Kier Group”) for £110 million.
26 February 2021
A consortium led by Terra Firma and Metric Capital, two of Europe’s leading private equity firms, has agreed to sell Parmaco, a leading provider of high quality, flexible modular education buildings in the Nordics, to Partners Group, the leading global private markets firm (acting on behalf of its clients), to fuel its next phase of growth.
17 April 2020
Terra Firma Capital Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Vivek Ahuja as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment will take effect once the appropriate regulatory approvals have been obtained.
21 January 2020
"Business has got bigger and bigger, but the people involved have less and less personal connection," Guy Hands explains in an interview with journalist Andrew Wilson. Guy also discusses the future of alternative investments, rethinking global issues like the environment, diversity and sustainability, and if the capitalist structure can fit into this new model of investing.
Watch the full interview here.
04 October 2018
A consortium led by Terra Firma, one of Europe’s leading private equity firms, has agreed to buy Parmaco, a fast-growing Finnish company which specialises in building and renting high quality buildings for schools, day care providers and nursing homes.
26 July 2018
Terra Firma signs agreement for €1.3 billion sale of RTR to F2i, the Italian infrastructure investor
Terra Firma has today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell RTR, the Italian solar energy platform, to F2i, the Italian infrastructure investor.
26 July 2018
Terra Firma Capital Partners Fund III portfolio company Wyevale Garden Centres (“WGC”), the UK’s biggest garden centre operator, has announced the sale of a portfolio of eight garden centres to Blue Diamond.
26 July 2018
Terra Firma has sold the development pipeline of US-based wind energy development and generation company EverPower to German energy company innogy SE, following regulatory approval by the US government’s Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS), and receipt of the applicable consents from authorities at the state level.
10 April 2018
Andrew Géczy, CEO of Terra Firma, spoke to China Daily about
the huge economic strides forward that the economy has witnessed over the last
40 years. He was attending as a panellist at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual
Conference 2018 in Hainan on April 9, 2018.
Read the full interview here.
09 January 2018
Terra Firma Appoints Vivek Ahuja as Group Chief Financial Officer and Mark Elliott as Head of Support Capital
Terra Firma Capital Partners ('Terra Firma') has today announced the appointment of Vivek Ahuja, former Deputy Group CFO of Standard Chartered, to the role of Group Chief Financial Officer.
22 December 2017
Terra Firma has reached an agreement to sell the development pipeline of US-based wind energy development and generation company EverPower to German energy company innogy SE.
05 December 2017
Terra Firma has reached an agreement to sell the portfolio of operating assets of EverPower, a leading US-based wind energy development and generation company, to a fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets.
21 August 2017
Terra Firma, alongside co-investors and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), announces the completion of the sale of AWAS to Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.
05 July 2017
Terra Firma announces Annington refinancing to provide long term stability through landmark transaction
Terra Firma, one of Europe’s leading alternative investment platforms, has today announced the successful pricing of a c.£4 billion refinancing for The Annington Group (“Annington”).
15 May 2017
Terra Firma has today announced its second support capital investment, a €15m investment in Cleor, the jewellery retailer controlled by 21 Centrale Partners which operates 140 stores in shopping centres throughout France.
15 May 2017
Terra Firma completes the sale of the Infinis Group’s onshore wind assets to Institutional Investors Advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, concluding the sale of all of the Infinis Group’s operating assets
Terra Firma has today announced the completion of the sale of the Infinis Group’s onshore wind assets to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
10 May 2017
Terra Firma has today announced a financing transaction with SportGroup, a global leader in the manufacture of artificial turf systems and synthetic floor coverings owned by Equistone Partners Europe.
24 April 2017
Terra Firma, alongside co-investors and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), have today announced an agreement to sell AWAS, a Dublin-based aircraft lessor, to Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.
09 February 2017
Terra Firma has today announced that the Infinis Group has entered into an agreement to sell the companies which together own the onshore wind assets of the Infinis Group, to institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
02 November 2016
Terra Firma has agreed to acquire Welcome Hotels, a portfolio of German hotels.
31 October 2016
Terra Firma announces the sale by the Infinis Group of all its landfill gas activities to 3i Infrastructure plc
Terra Firma announced today that the Infinis Group, one of the UK’s leading independent renewable energy generators, has entered into an agreement to sell Infinis plc and its subsidiaries, which together own the landfill gas assets of the Infinis Group, to 3i Infrastructure plc.
03 October 2016
Four Seasons Health Care has been named winner of Overall Best Customer Experience in this year’s UK Customer Experience Awards. It was chosen by the judges ahead of more than 750 companies across all sectors of industry for its Quality of Life programme.
21 July 2016
Terra Firma has today announced the appointment of Andrew Géczy as Chief Executive Officer.
12 July 2016
AMC Theatres announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Terra Firma to acquire the largest theatre exhibitor in Europe, London-based Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group in a transaction valued at approximately £921 million.
21 April 2016
Terra Firma is pleased to announce that the sale of Tank & Rast has been voted ‘Germany, Austria and Switzerland Large Cap Deal of the Year’ at the Private Equity Awards 2016.
10 March 2016
Terra Firma is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Firm of the Year in Germany’ by Private Equity International, while Tank & Rast has been voted ‘Global Infrastructure Deal of the Year’ by Infrastructure Investor.
08 October 2015
Terra Firma Capital Partners (‘Terra Firma’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Miholich as Managing Director.
08 September 2015
Terra Firma Capital Partners ('Terra Firma') has today announced the appointment of Justin King as Vice Chairman and Head of Portfolio Businesses. Mr King was CEO of Sainsbury’s from 2004-2014.
03 August 2015
Terra Firma Capital Partners ('Terra Firma') and Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management have today announced the sale of Autobahn Tank & Rast ('Tank & Rast'), the leading operator of German motorway service stations, to Allianz Capital Partners GmbH (ACP), Borealis Infrastructure Management Inc. (Borealis), Infinity Investments SA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), and MEAG, Munich Re (Group)’s asset manager.
09 February 2015
Terra Firma, the leading European private equity firm, has announced that it has committed capital of one billion Euros of equity to deploy into new deals.
19 May 2014
Terra Firma announces that investors in the Terra Firma Deutsche Annington Fund will be given direct share holdings in Deutsche Annington
Terra Firma, one of Europe’s leading private equity firms, announces that investors in the Terra Firma Deutsche Annington Fund ("TFDA") will be given direct shareholdings in Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE ("Deutsche Annington") pro rata to their interests in TFDA.
13 November 2013
Terra Firma is pleased to announce the appointment of Ingmar Wilhelm as Financial Managing Director. Ingmar will join Terra Firma’s dedicated renewable energy investment team at the beginning of January.
02 August 2013
Terra Firma has reached an agreement to sell 100% of Carmel Capital II S.à.r.l., including its wholly owned subsidiary Phoenix Natural Gas Limited (Phoenix), to Hastings’ managed fund Utilities Trust of Australia (UTA) and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Pension Fund (RBSGPF), for which Hastings manages an unlisted infrastructure mandate.
13 June 2013
Terra Firma has been named 2013 Private Equity Investor of the Year >£50m by HealthInvestor for its acquisition of Four Seasons Health Care in 2012.
03 January 2013
RTR – Rete Rinnovabile strengthens its leadership in the Italian photovoltaic market with a new acquisition from Acea
Acquired new portfolio of 31 power plants adding up to 32.5 MWp
Company now has total installed capacity of 297.5 MWp
14 December 2012
Largest European LBO since 2008
7th largest LBO globally since 2008
19 November 2012
Terra Firma, the private equity firm, announces that it has agreed terms for the acquisition of Annington Homes from Nomura International plc.
12 July 2012
Terra Firma, a leading private equity firm, is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Four Seasons, the UK’s largest independent elderly and specialist care provider.
30 April 2012
Terra Firma and Four Seasons, the UK’s largest independent elderly and specialist care provider, are pleased to announce that Terra Firma has agreed to acquire Four Seasons.
02 April 2012
Terra Firma is pleased to announce that EverPower, its US wind energy development and management company, has signed an agreement to acquire the Alta VI wind farm, a 150MW project in Tehachapi (California) from Terra-Gen Operating CO, LLC.
26 March 2012
Terra Firma is pleased to announce it has agreed to acquire The Garden Centre Group (TGCG).
03 March 2011
The leading private equity firm, Terra Firma, is pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Rete Rinnovabile S.r.l., the market leading solar photovoltaic (PV) generation business in Italy, with a capacity of 144MW, from Terna, the Italian high-voltage grid operator.
26 August 2009
Terra Firma, the private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of EverPower Wind Holdings Inc (www.everpower.com), a growing US wind energy business.
17 March 2009
Terra Firma, the leading private equity group, announces that after seven years as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Guy Hands is to become Group Chairman and Chief Investment Officer.
12 March 2009
Terra Firma, the leading private equity company, announces the acquisition of the Packer family’s 90 per cent interest in Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC).
17 December 2007
Initial public offerings by private equity-backed companies in the UK and Germany outperformed the stock market and other IPO listings, two Terra Firma-sponsored academic studies have revealed.
10 October 2007
Terra Firma, the European private equity group, announces today its support for the principle of transparency as laid out in the Walker Report.
11 May 2007
Terra Firma, the European private equity group, announces the acquisition of Pegasus Aviation Finance Company (Pegasus) by Terra Firma's aircraft leasing platform, AWAS.
17 July 2006
Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A (FCC) and WRG Holdings today announce that they have agreed the sale by WRG Holdings of its waste disposal business (other than its waste-to-energy business) to FCC, one of Spain’s leading construction and service groups, for £1,400 million.
08 April 2005
Terra Firma today announced recommended proposals for the acquisition of East Surrey Holdings plc, the multi-utility infrastructure business comprising Phoenix Natural Gas, E.S. Pipelines and Sutton and East Surrey Water.
17 November 2004
Terra Firma, one of Europe's leading private equity houses, today announced an agreement to buy the German motorway service operator, Autobahn Tank & Rast Holding AG.
31 October 2004
Terra Firma announces it has agreed to acquire UCI from Viacom (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B and Vivendi Universal (NYSE: V).
24 August 2004
Terra Firma announces the acquisition of Odeon from its shareholders. The new company will be financed with a mixture of debt and equity with the debt being arranged by Barclays Capital.
27 March 2002
Terra Firma Capital Partners is born
15 December 2000
Nomura International's Principal Finance Group (PFG) signs largest ever private equity deal in Germany
Nomura International is delighted to announce that the acquisition of 114,000 German railway worker flats by a consortium, in which PFG has a 55% share, has been signed.
28 November 2000
Senator Capital Limited, a company formed and financed by Nomura International’s Principal Finance Group (PFG) announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Hyder Business Services.
08 September 2000
The Boards of Whitbread PLC (Whitbread) and Punch Retail Limited, a subsidiary of Punch Group Limited (Punch), announce that they have today entered into a conditional agreement for the sale of their off-licence joint venture, First Quench Retailing Limited (First Quench), to Carmelite Acquisitions Limited, a company formed and financed by the Principal Finance Group of Nomura International plc (Nomura).