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Waterstones

Waterstones
1982 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
1K-5K EMPLOYEES
Buyout/LBO LATEST DEAL TYPE
4 FINANCING ROUNDS
3 INVESTMENTS
Description

Operator of a chain of retail stores across the United Kingdom. The company owns and operates a series of 275 retail stores engaged in the purpose of marketing of books in their physical form among readers. The books range across various genres and include best-sellers, novels, fiction, non-fiction as well as books for children.

Formerly Known As
Waterstone's
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Primary Office
  • 203-206 Piccadilly
  • London W1J 9HD
  • England, United Kingdom

+44 020 0000 0000

Waterstones Valuation and Funding

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Debt Status

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Waterstones Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Books A Million Corporate Backed or Acquired Birmingham, AL 0000 000.00 000000000 000.00
000000 & 00000 Private Equity-Backed New York, NY 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
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Waterstones Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 & 00000 07-Aug-2019 0000000000 00000 Publishing 00000000 00000 00000
0&0 00000 07-Sep-2018 0000000000 Specialty Retail 00000000 00000 00000
Meyer Bergman (Waterstones building on Piccadilly) 01-Jan-1999 Corporate Asset Purchase Buildings and Property
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Waterstones Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 0000000 (000 01-Jan-1999 000000000 00000 00 Completed
  • 00000000000
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Waterstones Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
W&G Foyle Specialty Retail London, United Kingdom 1903
000000 & 00000 Publishing New York, NY 0000
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Waterstones Investors

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Waterstones Executive Team (2)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Achilles James Daunt Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director

1 Former Executive

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