Portman Dental Care
Investec Corporate & Acquisition Finance (‘CAF’) provides super senior debt financing to support Core Equity Holding’s acquisition of Portman Dental Care
We provided a significant commitment to the super senior debt facilities which were arranged to finance the acquisition by Core. The super senior facilities included a drawn term loan and a committed, undrawn acquisition facility, which will be used to help finance future M&A activities.
Core is investing out of its debut €1 billion fund and this transaction is its second platform investment.
About Portman Dental Care
Founded in 2009 by Sam Waley-Cohen (the current CEO, who is staying with the business), Portman Dental Care is a leading operator of a chain of dental care practices across the UK. The business is predominantly focused on the private dental segment and has followed a highly acquisitive buy-and-build strategy, growing to 77 practices currently.
About Core Equity Holdings
Core Equity Holdings (‘Core’) is a European private investment firm founded in 2015 and headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Core is investing out of its debut €1 billion fund and this transaction is its second platform investment.