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Kate Briant

Senior Partner & Founding Member

CapVest

London, UK

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Kate Briant’s Biography

Kate Briant is a Senior Partner of CapVest Partners LLP and one of its founding members. She also sits on the Investment Committee of the firm. CapVest is a leading international mid-market investment firm established in 1999 and headquartered in London.

Kate has transacted across Europe and the US and currently serves as a director of Curium (Chair), IPN and Polaris. She was previously a director of several portfolio companies including Valeo Foods, Mater Private Healthcare, Scandi Standard AB (Chair) and Vaasan Oy.

Between 1997 and 1999 Kate worked at Bankers Trust, first in the Project Finance Group and thereafter in the private equity unit, BT Capital Partners. From 1993 until 1996 Kate worked in the Financial Institutions Group at Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg.

Kate graduated with a degree in Business, Commerce and Accounting (BCom), and a post graduate degree in Accounting (GdA) from the University of Cape Town. She is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK.

Kate Briant’s Newsfeed

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New PE owner for pet food manufacturer

Kate Briant, partner at CapVest, said: "We are thrilled to partner with IPN to support them in their next phase of expansion. We believe IPN is optimally positioned in the resilient and growing pet food segment, which will benefit in the long-term from additional pet adoptions this year."

Kate Briant’s Background

CapVest
Senior Partner & Founding Member
1999 - Present
London, UK
CapVest is a founder-owned international investment firm with current assets under management of approximately EUR 3.5 billion, focusing its investment in healthcare, staple consumer and essential service sectors.
BT Capital Partners
Associate
1997 - 1999
London, UK
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Current Board Positions

Inspired Pet Nutrition
Board Director
2020 - Present
Thirsk, UK
Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN) is a premium natural branded pet food producer based in UK.
Curium
Chair
Jan 2016 - Present
London, UK
Global leader in nuclear medicine.
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Previous Board Positions

Valeo Foods
Board Director
2010 - 2020
Dublin, IE
A leading branded ambient food group.
Scandi Standard
Board Director
Jan 2013 - 2014
Stockholm, SE
#1 producer of branded and private label chicken products in Nordics and Ireland.
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Kate Briant’s Education

University of Cape Town
Degree in Business, Commerce and Accounting (BCom) and post graduate degree in Accounting (GdA)