Sale of Elivia Homes (formerly Vanderbilt Homes and Crayfern Homes) to Octopus Investments

Deal typePrivate Equity & Transaction Services
IndustryReal Estate
Client nameElivia Homes (formerly Vanderbilt Homes and Crayfern Homes)

London-based investment firm, Octopus Investments, has acquired Elivia Homes from alternative investment fund manager, Cheyne Capital.

Elivia Homes (formerly Vanderbilt Homes and Crayfern Homes) is a UK-based, design-led home developer which focuses on building sustainable homes in aspirational locations.  The Octopus investment will provide growth funding as Elivia Homes expands its Central and Southern regional coverage.

BDO provided vendor due diligence services (financial & tax) in relation to the transaction.


“It has been a pleasure to have worked with the Elivia team over a number of years and support them throughout their significant growth to date. This is a really significant transaction for the client and Octopus and we are proud to have been part of it. Congratulations to the Elivia and Octopus teams involved.”

Simon Hall, Director, BDO Transaction services