Archive for December 2017

KKR exits Afriflora to Sun European Partners after three-year holding

KKR exits Afriflora to Sun European Partners after three-year holding

Global buyout firm KKR has exited rose growing business Afriflora from Sun European Partners.
The deal marks the end of a three-year holding for KKR, which invested a reported $200m in the business in 2014.
As part of the transaction, the Barnhoorn family, who founded the business, will remain significant shareholders and will continue to run it.
Afriflora is [...]

Sports Tech Hub: the UK’s first sport tech incubator

Sports Tech Hub: the UK’s first sport tech incubator

When thinking of tech startups, companies like Uber, AirBnb and Netflix may come to mind. Many of the companies you think of can be classified as travel, property, financial or even food tech startups. The sports industry, on the other hand, is a sector that hasn’t launched its own incubators to foster innovation and is [...]