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Harwood Private Equity exits Inspecs

27 February 2020

Harwood Private Equity has achieved a full exit from its investment in Inspecs through an initial public offering of the company’s shares on the London Stock Exchange, resulting in a successful outcome for investors.

Inspecs is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of branded and OEM eyewear to global retail chains.

Harwood Private Equity invested in Inspecs in 2017.

Harwood Private Equity V LP closed on £160 million

21 February 2020

Harwood Private Equity V LP (HPE5) closed on 21 February 2020 and achieved its hard-cap target of £160 million of committed capital. 

HPE5 expects  to  follow  the  strategy  successfully  employed  by  its predecessor funds, investing predominantly in control positions in companies across a range of sectors in the UK lower mid‐market.  The Fund seeks opportunities with enterprise values of between £15m - £50m and has a strong public-to-private capability.