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Assisi Pet Care acquires Maced

Harwood portfolio company Assisi Pet Care has acquired Maced Sp. z o.o., a Polish-based manufacturer of natural meat-based dog treats to the European market.  Maced has a turnover in excess of £20 million and employs more than 200 people.

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Harwood Private Equity invests in WaterBox

Harwood Private Equity has invested in WaterBox LLC, a supplier of custom-labelled spring water in single-serve recyclable paperboard cartons. WaterBox products are used by consumer branded companies to promote their brands and their support for the environment. The Company’s mission is "to reduce the use of single-serve plastic items".

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Harwood Private Equity acquires 3BL Media

Harwood Private Equity has acquired 3BL Media Limited through a management buy-out led by Greg Schneider (Founder and Chairman) and Dave Armon (Chief Executive). 3BL is a digital marketing software subscription business.  Its unrivalled content distribution, analytics platforms and amplification tools promote the environmental, social, governance (ESG) initiatives of leading international companies, major global non-profit organisations and NGOs.

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Harwood Private Equity invests in Amito

Harwood Private Equity has invested in Amito Limited, a leading provider of data-centre space and managed hosting with secure, well-connected colocation services. It occupies a market-leading facility in Reading of high specification and is led by Ed Butler, CEO and founder.

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Assisi Pet Care acquires Town & Country Petfoods

Harwood Private Equity portfolio company Assisi Pet Care Limited has acquired Town & Country Petfoods Limited that operates primarily under the HiLife brand.  The acquisition adds circa £20 million turnover to Assisi and extends its offering into dog food, cat food and cat treats.

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Harwood Private Equity acquires Medica Packaging

Harwood Private Equity has acquired Medica Packaging Limited through a management buy-out led by Gerard Harford (Chief Executive) and Mark Stokes (Finance Director). Medica, based in Crewe, Cheshire, is of one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of printed cardboard cartons and folded leaflets for healthcare customers.

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Harwood Private Equity invests in Assisi Pet Care

Harwood Private Equity has invested in the pet care sector through Assisi Pet Care Limited. Assisi, led by Peter Mangion (Chief Executive), is pursuing a roll-up strategy in pet care and its first acquisition is Hollings Limited, a producer of dog treats and dog food based in Skipton, Yorkshire.

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Harwood Private Equity acquires HML Holdings

Harwood Private Equity has completed the public-to-private acquisition of HML Holdings plc for £18.1 million through a recommended cash offer.  HML provides outsourced property management for residential apartment blocks. Alec Guthrie and James Howgego will continue as CEO and CFO respectively.