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Partnership Capital

Inflexion were the first in Europe to launch a fund dedicated to minority investing. We invest in minority stakes where growing businesses are seeking shareholder realisation, growth capital or support to fund acquisitions and management wishes to retain control.

£1bn

Fund size

15-49%

Equity stakes

Up to £1bn

Enterprise valuation

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ANS

ANS

Cloud hosting

Inflexion invested in UKFast, the UK's leading cloud hosting provider, in 2018, and subsequently increased our shareholding to a majority position. In 2021, UKFast acquired ANS creating a UK digital technology services leader. The business was later rebranded as ANS. View case study

Auxadi

Auxadi

Tech-enabled corporate services

Inflexion backed Auxadi, a leading tech-enabled corporate services business operating across Iberia and South America, in 2020. It is our first investment in Spain. View case study

CloserStill Media

CloserStill Media

Media and exhibitions business

Inflexion made a minority investment into CloserStill Media in 2015. In the three years we worked together we made eight acquisitions and international revenues increased 6x. View case study

CMO

CMO

Risk and compliance software

In 2013, compliance software business CMO partnered with Inflexion for minority funding. In 2016, CMO was sold to Mitratech, a US-headquartered global software provider. View case study

CMSPI

CMSPI

Global payments consultancy

CMS Payments Intelligence (“CMSPI”) is an independent global payments consultancy that provides data, technology and industry expertise to merchants. View case study

Curinos

Curinos

Financial data and analytics

Curinos is an industry leading data, analytics and technology company servicing financial institutions, globally. View case study

DWS

DWS

IT, communications and cloud wholesale platform

Digital Wholesale Solutions (“DWS”), is an independent IT, communications and cloud wholesale platform. In 2021, Inflexion made a significant minority investment through its Partnership Capital fund. View case study

Granite Underwriting

Granite Underwriting

Specialist motor insurance

Inflexion invested in Granite Underwriting, a leading specialist motor insurance business, in 2018. View case study

Griffin Global

Griffin Global

Specialist travel services  

Inflexion provided minority funding to marine travel services manager Griffin Global in 2009 and worked together for five years before it was sold to travel giant ATPI. View case study

Huws Gray

Huws Gray

Builders merchants

Huws Gray is the largest independent builders merchants in the UK, and received minority funding from Inflexion in 2018. View case study

Jack Wills

Jack Wills

Premium clothing retailer

In 2007, Inflexion provided minority funding for fashion retailer Jack Wills. A nine-year partnership saw global expansion before retail investor BlueGem bought it in 2016. View case study

K2 Partnering Solutions

K2 Partnering Solutions

Global resourcing specialists

Inflexion provided minority funding to K2 Partnering Solutions, a leading global resourcing specialist providing outsourced specialist ERP and cloud consultants to multinational corporations, in 2017. View case study

Lane Clark & Peacock

Lane Clark & Peacock

Financial and business consultants

In 2016, Inflexion provided a £41m Partnership Capital minority investment to support Lane Clark & Peacock, a financial consultancy specialising in pensions, investment and insurance. View case study

Medivet

Medivet

Veterinary services

In 2016, Inflexion provided minority funding to support the expansion of Medivet, a UK veterinary pet-care business. A successful partnership delivered strong acquisitive and organic growth, and Medivet was sold in 2021 to CVC Capital Partners. View case study

Mobica

Mobica

Software development

Inflexion supported the management of Mobica, a software development and integration services company, with a minority capital investment in 2015. View case study

Mountain Warehouse

Mountain Warehouse

Retailer of own brand outdoor clothing and equipment

Inflexion provided £45m to UK outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Mountain Warehouse in 2018 to help it further grow its business domestically and overseas. View case study

National Accident Helpline

National Accident Helpline

Accident helpline

Inflexion invested in National Accident Helpline in 2009 and worked with management for five years before the firm listed on AIM in 2014. View case study

Outdoor Plus

Outdoor Plus

Out-of-home advertising

Out-of-home advertising specialist Outdoor Plus was purchased by Global Radio in 2018, marking the first Partnership Capital exit for Inflexion after less than two years of working together. View case study

Phenna Group

Phenna Group

Testing and inspection services

Phenna Group is a business focused on the testing, inspection, certification and compliance (“TICC”) sector. View case study

Radius Payment Solutions

Radius Payment Solutions

Fleet payment processing and telematics

Inflexion made a minority investment of £150m into Radius Payment Solutions, a payment and fleet services company, in 2017. View case study

Rhead

Rhead

Technical engineering consultancy 

In 2011, Inflexion provided minority capital to professional services firm Rhead Group to back acquisitive and international growth. Four years later Costain Group plc acquired Rhead. View case study

Sanne

Sanne

Trust and fund administration

Fund administrator Sanne partnered with Inflexion in 2012 as a minority backer to fund consolidation and global growth before listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2015. View case study

Films

Flor Kassai, Inflexion Partner and Victor Salamanca Cuevas, Auxadi CEO, discuss Inflexion’s recent investment and their ambitious growth plans for the business.

Medivet Co-founder Arnold Levy and Executive Chair, Deirdre Burns, share how the partnership with Inflexion allowed the business to reach incredible scale in just four years, doubling headcount and the number of sites in the UK whilst expanding into Europe.

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