Clifford Chance Helps Bridgepoint Close £180M Wiggle Buy

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 4:52 PM EST) -- U.K.-based private equity firm Bridgepoint has acquired Wiggle Ltd., a leading online sporting goods retailer, from Isis Equity Partners in a deal valued at £180 million ($282 million), the private equity firms announced Wednesday.

Bridgepoint is now the owner of the U.K.’s leading online retailer for cycling and triathlon equipment and seeks to further the impressive growth Wiggle accomplished while part of Isis’ portfolio, according to the statement.

“Bridgepoint is highly experienced and successful in investing in growing retail and consumer businesses, and has an extensive...
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