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Aspen Pumps

Aspen Pumps

Manufacturer of specialist pumps

In 2007 Inflexion led a buyout of Aspen Pumps and helped management to accelerate its growth. The 2015 sale to 3i generated a 22x return on investment. Inflexion re-invested in Aspen Pumps in December 2019. View case study

Avantus

Avantus

Aerospace engineer and manufacturer

Inflexion backed the secondary buyout of the global leader in gap management Avantus in May 2015. View case study

CP Electronics

CP Electronics

Lighting control systems

Inflexion invested in lighting maker CP Electronics in January 2014 through its investment in Aspen Pumps. Two years later, French industrial group Legrand bought the business. View case study

Detectortesters

Detectortesters

Fire safety products

In September 2021, Inflexion made a majority investment in Detectortesters, the leading global manufacturer of fire detector testing equipment. 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 April 2018. View case study

Marley

Marley

Roofing materials

Marley is a leading UK-based provider of concrete and clay roofing tiles. Inflexion led the buyout of Marley in August 2019. View case study

PD&MS

PD&MS

Engineering, procurement and construction services

Inflexion backed the buyout of PD&MS, a specialist provider of engineering, procurement and construction services for the oil and gas industry, in July 2014. View case study

Pims

Pims

Waste water services

Pims chose Inflexion to lead its 2008 buyout and support four add-on acquisitions before US trade buyer Xylem paid $57m for the group in 2013. View case study

SMD

SMD

Subsea vehicle systems

In April 2008, Inflexion backed subsea vehicle maker SMD. Seven years later, Hong Kong-listed Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric Company Limited purchased the business. View case study

UK Power Reserve

UK Power Reserve

Flexible power generation

UK Power Reserve partnered with Inflexion in November 2015. Over the following 2.5 years, revenues quadrupled to c£80m, attracting Singaporean trade buyer Sembcorp in May 2018. View case study

Viking Moorings

Viking Moorings

Mooring equipment supplier

In January 2006 Inflexion led the £22m buyout of moorings equipment supplier Viking Moorings. In July 2009 HSBC Private Equity bought the business, generating a 10.2x return on investment. View case study

Xtrac

Xtrac

Engineering manufacturer

In October 2017, transmission manufacturer Xtrac chose Inflexion to back their buyout. View case study

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