Legal

About BC Partners Limited

BC Partners Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) in the United Kingdom. BC Partners Limited is entered on the FCA's Financial Services Register with registration number 122001. The FCA's Financial Services Register is available at http://www.fca.org.uk/register .

BC Partners Limited is incorporated in England and Wales and registered at Companies House (no. 2020410). The registered office of BC Partners Limited is at 40 Portman Square, London W1H 6DA. BC Partners Limited’s VAT registration number is GB 752 0781 37.

You can contact BC Partners Limited by email at london@bcpartners.com or by post at our registered office address above.

BC Partners Limited acts as adviser to CIE Management II Limited ("CIE II") and CIE Management IX Limited ("CIE IX"). Both are limited companies incorporated in Guernsey and are regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission. CIE Management II Limited acts as Manager and General Partner to the BC European Capital VII, BC European Capital VII Top up and BC European Capital VIII Funds. CIE Management IX Limited acts as Manager and General Partner to the BC European Capital IX Fund.

On this website, references to "BC Partners" are to one or more (as the context requires) of BC Partners Limited, CIE II, CIE IX and certain other affiliated companies (including BC Partners Sarl, BC Partners Srl, BC Partners GmbH and BC Partners Inc who act as sub-advisors of BC Partners Limited).

This Site

This website and the information and materials contained within it (this “Site”) uses the term “partner” to denote certain senior professionals, officers and employees of BC Partners. Notwithstanding the use of this term, none of BC Partners' officers or employees carries on business as a partner or in partnership with each other. Nothing on this Site should be construed as indicating otherwise.

By accessing this Site you agree to be bound by the terms of this Legal Notice.

BC Partners provides this Site for the purposes of general information only. Although we have taken reasonable steps to ensure that the information on this Site is accurate, we make no representations to that effect and, accordingly, cannot give any assurances that it is up to date or complete.

BC Partners does not accept liability to any person for any loss whether direct, special, indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive or exemplary or any other loss of any kind which may arise from relying upon or otherwise using the information contained in this Site or from any consequence of such reliance or use. By using this Site you agree that BC Partners excludes, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any such liability incurred by BC Partners in relation to any user.

In particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, no representation or warranty is given as to the achievement or reasonableness of any future projections, forecasts, targeted or illustrative returns. Any past performance information contained within this Site is not an indication of future performance. It may not have been audited or verified by an independent party and should not be seen as an indication of returns which might be received by investors in any investment product. Similarly where projections, forecasts, targeted or illustrative returns or related statements or expressions of opinion are given they should not be regarded by any recipient as a guarantee, prediction or definitive statement of fact or probability. Actual events and circumstances are difficult or impossible to predict and will differ from assumptions. Any performance information provided on a ‘gross’ basis does not reflect any management fees, carried interest, taxes and allocable expenses borne by investors which in the aggregate may be substantial.

There can be no assurance that the investment strategy or objective of any investment product would be achieved or that investors would receive a return of the amount invested. Investment in any investment product would be subject to significant risks of loss of income and capital and interests in any investment product may be subject to restrictions on transfer.

BC Partners may make improvements or changes in the information and other materials on this Site, or withdraw this Site, at any time and without notice. BC Partners gives no guarantee that any Information accessed through the Site will be free from infection, viruses or worms or other code which may have contaminating or destructive properties. The recipient is fully responsible for ensuring that protective steps are taken such as virus checking.

This Site may provide links to certain websites sponsored and maintained by third parties. Such websites are publicly available and BC Partners is providing access to such websites through this Site solely as a convenience to users. BC Partners does not endorse such websites or the information, material, products or services contained on or accessible through the websites. Your access and use of such websites, including information, material, products and services therein, will be solely at your own risk.

All electronic links to this Site require the consent of BC Partners. Any such links must in any case only be made to BC Partners’ home page and in a way which not only makes clear that the link is to our home page but also is fair and not misleading. None of the contents of this Site may be displayed in a frame surrounded by material which is not originated by us.

The contents of this Site are protected by copyright under international conventions. Except where otherwise specified, the copyrights in all materials on this Site are owned by BC Partners. You may download or print out a hard copy of the pages of this Site for your own personal use provided that you do not remove any of the copyright notices. However, you must not make any copy of material on this Site for public or commercial use. You may not otherwise copy, alter, re-transmit or permanently store any page or text on this Site without the prior written consent of BC Partners.

“BC Partners” is a registered EU Community trade mark. All other trademarks referred to on the Site, such as the names of companies in which BC Partners invests, are the property of their respective owners.

BC Partners may modify this Legal Notice at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Accordingly, you agree that your continued access or use of this Site shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such modified legal notice.

Access to, and use, of this Site is governed by the law of England and Wales.

Regulatory Warnings

Nothing on this Site constitutes, or is intended to constitute an offer, solicitation, invitation or inducement to buy or sell investments of any description in any jurisdiction or to engage in any other investment activity. Furthermore, nothing on this Site shall constitute financial, investment, tax or any other type of advice or recommendation and should not be relied upon as such. You should not rely on any statements set out in this Site in making an investment or other decision but instead seek your own independent legal, regulatory, investment and tax advice.

This Site is directed only at persons who are (i) persons falling within any of the categories of “investment professionals” as defined in Article 14(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes) (Exemption) Order 2001, as amended (the “Order”) and being persons having professional experience of participating in unregulated schemes; (ii) persons falling within any of the categories of “high-net-worth entities” as described in Article 22(2) of the Order; or (iii) any other person to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as "Exempt Persons"). Any investment or investment activity to which this website relates is available only to Exempt Persons and will be engaged in only with Exempt Persons. Accordingly, persons who are not Exempt Persons (in particular, persons who would be classified as "retail clients" under the FCA rules) must not rely on this Site.

In the case of persons outside the United Kingdom, this Site is also only directed at such persons to the extent that it may be lawfully accessed without (i) breaching any law or regulation in any other jurisdiction or (ii) imposing any requirement on BC Partners or any other person to be licensed, registered or approved or to comply with any other regulatory requirements in any other jurisdiction. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions or requirements apply must not access this Site.

BC Partners does not and will not act for you. In particular, BC Partners does not and will not advise you or provide any other investment services to you and will not be responsible for providing you with the protections afforded to its regulatory clients. No employee of, or other person associated with, BC Partners has the authority to represent otherwise.

To the extent applicable, you are responsible for compliance with local laws or regulations relevant when accessing or using the information on this Site from, or in, a jurisdiction other than the UK.

Nothing on this Site excludes or restricts any duty or liability of BC Partners under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (as amended), FCA rules or any relevant (directly effective) European Union Regulation.