Investment date August 2015
Exit date April 2017
Location London, UK
Sector Leisure
Deal type Public-to-private
Exit type IPO
Total investment £38.4 million
Realised proceeds £99.3 million

Investment overview

Essenden is a leading operator of indoor bowling and family entertainment centres in the UK. Operating under the Tenpin brand its sites offer ten-pin bowling games, bar and restaurant services, amusement and gaming machine and other related leisure activities. Harwood undertook an initial public offering of the company on the London Stock Exchange, renaming it Ten Entertainment Group plc.