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ACIS

ACIS

Traffic and transport information system

In 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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AE Live

AE Live

Data driven graphics

AE Live provides graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Inflexion backed its buyout in 2017.

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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.

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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.

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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 2020.

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Astrak

Astrak

Construction equipment parts

In 2022, Inflexion led the buyout of Astrak Group, a European specialist distributor of undercarriage and wear parts for construction equipment and will work with the founding family to expand the business further.

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ATCORE

ATCORE

Travel technology software

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

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Automotive Transformation Group

Automotive Transformation Group

Automotive software

In 2019, Inflexion invested in Automotive Transformation Group (“ATG”), a leading provider of automotive e-commerce, retention and renewal software solutions.

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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.

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Avantus

Avantus

Aerospace engineer and manufacturer

Inflexion partnered with Auctus Industries to back the secondary buyout of the global leader in gap management, Shimtech, in 2015. The business was renamed Avantus Aerospace in 2020

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Blue Light Card

Blue Light Card

Closed group consumer discount marketplace

In 2022, Inflexion invested in Blue Light Card, the UK’s leading online, closed group consumer discount marketplace serving the “Blue Light” community.

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Bollington Wilson

Bollington Wilson

Insurance broker

In 2017, Inflexion backed the buyout and simultaneous merger of Bollington Insurance Brokers and F 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 2015, and in 2021 re-invested in the company to support the firm's continued growth.

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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 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 2017.

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Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners

B2B information services provider in the legal sector

Chambers and Partners is a B2B information services provider in the legal sector. Inflexion led the buyout of Chambers and Partners in 2018.

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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.

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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.

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CMSPI

CMSPI

Global payments consultancy

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

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CNX Therapeutics

CNX Therapeutics

Pharmaceuticals

In 2021 Inflexion acquired CNX Therapeutics, a UK-based pharmaceutical platform focused on providing life changing medicines. The business was formed when Inflexion acquired Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe’s operations.

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Comparison Technologies

Comparison Technologies

Price comparison technology enabler

Comparison Technologies is a multi-channel price comparison technology enabler for home digital services (broadband, mobile and TV).

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CP Electronics

CP Electronics

Lighting control systems

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

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Creative Car Park

Creative Car Park

Car park management solutions

In 2019, Inflexion backed the buyout of Creative Car Park Limited the UK’s leading provider of car park management solutions for small businesses.

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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 2015.

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