In 2000, CVC Funds completed an investment in Seymour Pierce, a leading London based investment bank and stockbroker focused on advising companies and raising finance for them.
Seymour Pierce provides research and sales services to the leading investing institutions in the UK and have extensive contacts with other institutions further afield. The bank has experience across a range of sectors and has a well-regarded equity research team focused on the small and mid-cap arena. The research is distributed internationally with sales teams providing timely, accurate and unbiased views to conventional fund managers, hedge funds and private equity houses both in the UK and overseas.
CVC sold its shares in Seymour Pierce in January 2006.