Derek Elliott and Kevin Street, both formerly of Permira, and Jonathan Kaye of CVC Capital Partners, founded Darwin in March 2007. The Founders have worked on over £10 billion of transactions including The A&A Group, Attenda, The AA, All3Media, Bromford Industries, Collins Stewart, Esendex, Euroffice, Homebase, IG Group, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Kwik-Fit, Maxinutrition, Plum, Travelodge and Whittan.
WHAT WE DO
We invest in UK-based businesses worth up to £100 million, working in partnership with management teams to help them unlock the potential of their business.Read more
We are an experienced team of private equity professionals with a passion for what we do and a strong track record of success.Read more
Darwin closed its inaugural fund in August 2008 and has commitments from investors including Goldman Sachs, LGT Capital, Pantheon and RIT Capital Partners plc.Read more