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Dunedin buys Sand Aire Private Equity

Private equity house Dunedin Capital Partners has bought Sand Aire Private Equity from its owners Sand Aire Investment Management.

The deal is for an undisclosed amount and takes Dunedins funds under management to 300m with over 100m available for investment in UK mid-market buyouts with capitalisations between 10m and 50m. Sand Aire PE director John Hudson, investment director Giles Derry and investment manager
Andrew Pickup join Dunedins London-based team.

Following the acquisition Shaun Middleton, has been appointed managing director of new investment and Brian Scouler has been made managing director of portfolio management. Dunedin now has 26 investments in its combined portfolio with a total value of 170m.

Dunedin managing director Ross Marshall says: Dunedin is now a larger private equity house with ambitious growth plans but we remain true to the ethos of building long-term relationships, with a focus on delivering transactions.

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