H2 Equity Partners announces investment in Cadogan Tate Group

H2 Equity Partners is pleased to announce its fourth investment in Fund V: the investment in Cadogan Tate alongside the management team of the business.

Cadogan Tate was established in 1977 by its exiting majority shareholder Rohan Masson-Taylor. Cadogan Tate is a premium specialist logistics group offering packing, moving, shipping, storage and insurance for fine art and other valuable possessions. Cadogan Tate’s customers include wealthy individuals, interior designers, auction houses, art galleries and museums. The business is headquartered in London, although geographically diversified with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Paris and Cote d’Azur. The company generated sales of c.£50 million in its most recent financial year to September 2017 and employs c.450 FTE’s.

Cadogan Tate has grown significantly in recent years, driven by its market leading global brand, high quality customer service and well-invested storage facilities. Cadogan Tate is one of a handful of global companies able to provide end-to-end global specialist storage and logistics services for high-value items. Cadogan Tate has a deep-rooted culture of excellent customer service and has worked on some of the world’s top jobs including working for moving President Obama as he left the White House.

H2 will work closely with the existing management team and will continue to invest in its state-of-the-art storage facilities, open new offices and drive the company’s strong focus on providing a premium service.

Rohan Mason-Taylor said “We chose to partner with H2 based on their good knowledge of our sector and excellent track record built up over 27 years of working with family-owned businesses. Our management team and H2 have developed a strong relationship and we look forward to seeing Cadogan Tate continue to develop and grow.”

For further information on Cadogan Tate please refer to https://www.cadogantate.com/en.

About H2 Equity Partners

H2 Equity Partners is a leading independent investment firm founded in 1991, making investments in medium-sized companies with significant growth or improvement potential. The H2 team has built an exceptional track record of acquiring, strengthening and growing fundamentally attractive businesses. H2 invests in companies across all sectors, that have strong market positions and competitive advantages, which can benefit from the extensive international operating experience of the H2 team.

H2 Equity Partners Fund V was launched in February 2017 and makes investments in the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Benelux. Cadogan Tate represents the fourth investment from Fund V. For further information please refer to www.h2ep.co.uk

Terry Musson

The Amberon Group is a market leading traffic management provider to the utilities and Local Authority markets. Amberon was established in May 2002 with our first depot in Paignton, South West England. Our founding core principles remain at the heart of everything that we do and our continued desire to achieve our purpose; to provide the best service in the Traffic Management sector. This has been the foundation for our success and has cemented our position as the market leader in TM.

During the initial transaction we never felt under any pressure & instantly recognised we would become part of the family. H2 took the time to listen to our views & business strategy, it was obvious from the very beginning that they would be the perfect partner for us.

The guys at H2 have enabled us to continue the momentum & have provided the expertise & knowledge to help us continue on the journey to constantly improve our service offering.

Working with H2 during the last 2 years has given us additional support not just financially but the advice & expertise has helped analytically & strategically.

The ambition and the drive H2 have is extremely infectious & continues to assist the group to overachieve.

It’s enormously reassuring to know H2 will always be at the end of the phone to offer advice but heartening to know they have the trust in us to deliver.