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We love supporting businesses to accelerate their growth. On average, the companies we work with see headcount double and revenue grow by 20% year-on-year.

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ACIS

ACIS

Traffic and transport information system

In April 2005 Inflexion led a £20m buyout of real-time passenger information systems ACIS. After doubling profits, The Carlyle Group bought the company for £59m in 2006.

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Alcumus

Alcumus

Risk management

Alcumus is a provider of technology-enabled business assurance and compliance risk management solutions. Inflexion backed the £92m buyout of Alcumus in October 2015 and subsequent £47m acquisition of Santia in November 2015.

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Alston Elliot

Alston Elliot

Data driven graphics

Alston Elliot provides graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Inflexion backed its buyout in December 2017.

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Aspen Pumps

Aspen Pumps

Condensate pumps for air conditioning systems

In 2007 Inflexion led the buyout of specialist engineering business Aspen Pumps, helping it to grow in India and China. The 2015 sale to 3i generated a 22x return on investment.

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ATCORE

ATCORE

Travel technology software

Inflexion backed the buyout of ATCORE, a leading travel technology company, in November 2017. ATCORE provides specialist software solutions for global travel operators.

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Bollington Wilson

Bollington Wilson

Insurance broker

In October 2017, Inflexion backed the buyout and simultaneous merger of Bollington Insurance Brokers and Wilsons Insurance Brokers to create Bollington Wilson Group.

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British Engineering Services

British Engineering Services

Engineering testing

Inflexion led the carve-out of engineering testing business British Engineering Services ("BES") from RSA plc in October 2015.

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Calco

Calco

IT recruitment and training

Inflexion backed the buyout of Dutch outsourced IT recruitment and training services specialist Calco in January 2018.

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Cawood Scientific

Cawood Scientific

Laboratory testing services

Cawood delivers highly accredited analytical services to organisations within the agriculture and renewable energy sectors. Inflexion backed the buyout of the business in March 2017.

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Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners

Legal global publisher

Chambers and Partners is the leading global publisher of professional rankings and insights for the legal sector. Inflexion led the buyout of Chambers and Partners in March 2018.

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CloserStill Media

CloserStill Media

Media and exhibitions business

Inflexion made a minority investment into CloserStill Media, a fast-growing international media and exhibitions business, in March 2015. The business operates exhibitions throughout the UK, Europe and the Far East focused on the healthcare and technology sectors.

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Comparison Technologies

Comparison Technologies

Price comparison technology platform

Comparison Technologies is a price comparison technology platform for energy, broadband, TV and telephone created through Inflexion’s buyouts of Energy Helpline and UK Web Media in April 2018.

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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.

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CTC Aviation

CTC Aviation

Aviation training services

Inflexion backed the buyout of pilot training company CTC Aviation in 2012, funding growth before selling to NYSE-listed L-3 Communications in May 2015.

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European LifeCare

European LifeCare

Travel clinics

In November 2018 Inflexion invested in European LifeCare, Europe's largest independent provider of travel clinics and public vaccination programmes.

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FDM

FDM

IT services provider

Inflexion led the take-private of IT services company FDM in December 2009, helping it to grow internationally before floating it on the LSE in 2014 generating a 16.2x return on investment.

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Glide

Glide

Broadband and digital media provider

Inflexion led the buyout of digital media lettings business Glide in October 2013.

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Global Reach Partners

Global Reach Partners

Payment and hedging services

In March 2016 Inflexion backed the buyout of Global Reach Partners, a foreign exchange specialist providing payments and hedging services to businesses and private individuals.

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Griffin Global

Griffin Global

Specialist travel services  

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

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Group IMD

Group IMD

Video advertising platform

In 2016 Inflexion backed the buyout of Group IMD, a global market leading technology business and cloud-based provider of distribution workflow to the global video advertising industry.

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Halo

Halo

Supplier of optical transceivers

In June 2017 Inflexion created optical transceivers vendor Halo by merging UK-based ProLabs with California-based AddOn Computer Peripherals.

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Harrington Brooks

Harrington Brooks

Debt management services

In 2005 Inflexion invested in debt manager Harrington Brooks. The acquisitive firm was sold to RJD Partners in July 2012, generating a 3.2x return on investment.

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HKI

HKI

Healthcare information services

In April 2004 Inflexion acquired public health performance analytics business HKI in a £10m deal. The business was later sold in two parts for an overall return of 2.6x.

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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.

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