Today we look at the returns of the biggest UK-based private equity firms, as well as how much they have invested in these companies.
We look at UK private equity returns over the last 12 months, including the companies’ private equity funding and their investment history, to see if there are any companies that have the best investment returns.
We also look at some of the top UK-focused private equity companies, and their growth over the past few years, and if they are worth keeping an eye on over the next few years.1.
Berkshire Hathaway Investing (BHRA)InvestmentMeme – The most recent InvestmentMeme Top 100 Companies ranking.
BHRA is the UK’s largest private equity investment bank and one of the world’s biggest publicly listed companies, with a market cap of around £1.2 billion.
It invests in more than 130 private equity funds and equity instruments.
Its portfolio is diversified across technology, real estate, healthcare and infrastructure.
It is the largest private-equity fund in the UK.
BHS is an investor in some of Australia’s most successful technology companies including TenX, Spark and Zappos.
Berkeley Partners (BPP)Investmentsportal – A company that invests in the world of private equity, with more than 100 investments.
Berkeleys Partners is a private equity firm, founded by brothers David and Kevin, who have an estimated wealth of more than £4 billion.
Berkelleys Partners invests in private equity and debt, as they have a long history in investing in private investment companies.
They have a combined $6.3 billion of assets under management, with over $600 million of assets in private funds.
The firm is a member of the investment management group at Pimco, and they have also been involved in investment banking and the US private equity market.
The Berkeleys fund has a total equity of more $2.4 billion, with $1.4bn invested in equity instruments, $500 million in fixed income and $350 million in debt instruments.
Berkes partners has also invested in several large UK companies, including Royal Mail and the NHS.2.
Berlin Funds (BNF)InvestorMeme Ranking – A public equity investment company, founded in 1996.
Berliner Fund is the second largest UK private investment fund and has more than $5 billion in assets under Management.
BerlionFund has an equity portfolio of $638 million, with an estimated value of $1,250 billion.
Its holdings include public companies, private equity groups, venture capital funds, insurance companies and banks.
Berlings fund is one of four UK private funds to have been named as a Top 100 Private Equity Investment Company in the past year, joining BNP Paribas, LSE, and Royal Bank of Scotland.3.
Fidelity Investments (FFI)Investorsportal Ranking – Another publicly listed investment firm, based in Chicago, Illinois.FIFTY funds assets under control are more than US$3.8 billion.
Their portfolio has over $3.1 billion in equity investments and $1 billion invested in debt.
The fund invests in US private funds, European private funds and a number of emerging markets private funds including BlackRock, Credit Suisse, and Credit Suiden.4.
Pimco Investment Management (PIM)Investingportal ranking – Another privately owned investment firm based in New York, with £1 billion.PIM is a leading fund manager in the US Private Equity space, and has invested in more private equity investments than any other US private firm.
PIM invests in a range of investment companies, from public companies to private equity-focused hedge funds.5.
Guildford Private Equity (GPG)InvestigativeMeme ranking – The UK’s second largest private private equity fund with more assets under ownership.GPG is based in the United Kingdom, with around £3 billion under management.
It has invested more than €500 million of private funds across the UK and Ireland.GPM invests in over 20 private equity hedge funds, including Blackstone, S&P Global and UBS.6.
Vanguard Fund Management (VFM)InvesterMeme Rank – Vanguard is the world leader in private sector investment and has been at the forefront of the private equity industry for more than two decades.VFM invests in public companies and private equity businesses in over 40 countries and manages over $20 billion in private investments in over 120 countries.7.
Fitch Ratings (F)Index ranking – A private equity research and advisory firm.
Fitch is the fifth largest privately held investment firm in the U.S., with over £2 billion in global assets under managers.
They are based in London and their portfolio is invested in US, European and Asian private companies, as also in Europe and