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Kurt Geiger

Kurt Geiger is an internationally recognised luxury shoe retailer, selling both owned and designer brands to a number of high quality outlets including Harrods, Selfridges and House of Fraser, and international department stores La Rinascente and Printemps.

VALUE CREATION

Since Equistone's investment in 2005, the company has experienced growth in sales, profits and market share, in addition to expanding internationally and entering into exciting wholesale and licensing arrangements.

THE EXIT

Kurt Geiger was sold to Graphite Capital in a £95m secondary buyout.

HOLDING PERIOD

Jul 2005 - Feb 2008

Country

UK

Business Description

Consumer Goods

Revenue Progression

£90m / £119m

Employees at ACQ.

1,000

Investment Type

Primary MBO

We offer some of the world’s best shoes in an unrivalled retail environment and are well recognised for the quality of our range and the high standard of our customer service.