Miura Private Equity has been awarded the prize for the best growth capital transaction in 2015 during the 9 th edition of the Spanish Private Equity & Venture Capital Awards organised by the Spanish Association of Capital, Growth and Investment (ASCRI in Spanish). The award recognizes Miura's investment in Grupo BC between 2010 and 2015, and its subsequent sale to L-GAM last December. Miura won the same award in 2013 for its investment in Noa Visual Group, leading visual merchandising company for the fashion retail industry, and its sale to Swiss group Porterhouse
Founded in 1974, Grupo BC is the leading provider in Spain and Latin America of outsourcing services (BPO) and management of registry checks. Miura and Talde Gestión joined Grupo BC in December 2010, and after five years as shareholders , the company doubled its sales to 100 million euros and EBITDA tripled to 15 million euros.
During this period , Grupo BC has strengthened its leadership in Spain and successfully completed ten acquisitions, while it has launched new lines of b usiness representing 33% of its current income, entering new markets and becoming a leader in Latin America.
Organized by ASCRI , Deloitte and IESE Business School, the Venture Capital Awards recognize Spanish firms and members of ASCRI that, throughout 2015 and the first quarter of 201 6, have divested some of its shares in companies.
About Miura Private Equity ( www.miuraequity.com )
Miura is a private investment firm with headquarters in Barcelona. Currently it has assets under management of €300 million euros. The firm specializes in investing in small and medium – sized Spanish companies, with attractive growth or consolidation plans and a clear international angle. Since 2008, Miura has invested in 23 companies with a total enterprise value of more than €450 million