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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

15-50%

Equity stakes

Up to £1bn

Enterprise valuation

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Learn about Inflexion's dedicated minority investment fund and hear from the management teams we have partnered with on how minority investment has supported their growth journey.

Inflexion’s value acceleration team works closely with our portfolio companies, whether a majority or minority investment, to accelerate growth. Learn more about how they have worked with some of our Partnership Capital investments.

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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Alcumus

Alcumus

Risk management

In 2015 Inflexion led the buyout of Alcumus, a global leader in technology-led risk management and compliance solutions. In 2022 Inflexion sold the business for £600m before making a minority investment to support the business’s continued growth. View case study

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

In 2020 Inflexion backed Auxadi, a leading tech-enabled corporate services business operating across Europe, North & South America. Inflexion is supporting the business with a minority investment. 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  

Marine travel services manager Griffin Global was seeking an active minority backer and chose Inflexion in 2009. We worked together for five years before the business was sold to ATPI, one of the world’s leading travel management firms, in 2014. 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, fashion retailer Jack Wills chose Inflexion as its minority backer. During our investment we supported management to expand across four continents and quadruple the number of shops. The firm was sold in 2016 to retail investor BlueGem. 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 partnered with Inflexion in 2016 to access digital and technology expertise whilst retaining a majority stake. The business was purchased by Global Radio in 2018, marking the first Partnership Capital exit for Inflexion and a strong result for management and investors. 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

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