Acanthus Overview

  • Service
  • Placement Agent

  • Year Founded
  • 1998

Year Founded

  • Employees
  • 15


  • Serviced Companies
  • 1

  • Serviced Deals
  • 1

  • Serviced Investors
  • 37

Acanthus General Information


Founded in 1998, Acanthus is a London, United Kingdom-based Placement Agent and secondary market advisor that focuses on raising European mid-market private equity funds and facilitating secondary transactions on behalf of limited partners and general partners.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Service Provider Type
Placement Agent (Fundraising)
Corporate Office
  • 10-12 Blandford Street
  • London W1U 4AZ
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 020 0000 0000

Acanthus Services to Companies

Service on a Deal (1)

Company Name Service Provided Deal Date Deal Type Deal Amount
Intercontinental Brands Advisor: General Jun 2007 00000 0000000
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Acanthus Services to Investors

Service on a Deal — Buy Side (4)

Investor Name Service Provided Deal Date Deal Type Deal Amount
Aliter Capital Placement Agent Feb 2017 00000 0000000
Octopus Investments Advisor: General Apr 2007 00000 0000000
Cogeco Advisor: General Jan 2006 00000 0000000
Perfectis Private Equity Advisor: General Oct 2003 00000 0000000
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Acanthus Investment Preferences

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Acanthus Team (27)

Name Title Deals Office
Armando D'Amico Founder & Chairman 0 London, United Kingdom
Delegate Two Senior Managing Director & Vice Chairman London, United Kingdom
Wilf Wilkinson Managing Partner London, United Kingdom
Dermot Crean Non Executive Partner London, United Kingdom
Sebastian Cutler Principal, Primary Investment Team London, United Kingdom
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Acanthus Board Members (2)

Name Representing Role Since
Armando D'Amico Acanthus Founder & Chairman 000 0000
Delegate Two Acanthus Senior Managing Director & Vice Chairman 000 0000
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Acanthus FAQs

  • When was Acanthus founded?

    Acanthus was founded in 1998.

  • Who is the founder of Acanthus?

    Armando D'Amico and Andrew Barnsley are the founders of Acanthus.

  • Where is Acanthus headquartered?

    Acanthus is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of Acanthus?

    Acanthus total number of employees/professionals is 15.

  • What service provider type is Acanthus?

    Acanthus's service provider type is Placement Agent.

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