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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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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 Broker and Wilsons Insurance Broker 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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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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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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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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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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ICS

ICS

Temporary staffing solutions

Temporary healthcare staffing business ICS chose to partner with Inflexion in August 2008. It was sold 22 months later to Blackstone Group for an overall return on investment of 2.9x.

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Ideal Shopping Direct

Ideal Shopping Direct

Multi-channel retailer 

Inflexion delisted Ideal Shopping Direct in June 2011 to allow the business to refocus on growth. It was sold to Blackstone in November 2015.

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Ilchester Cheese

Ilchester Cheese

Specialist cheese manufacturer

In December 2004, Inflexion backed the buyout of Ilchester Cheese Company, working closely with management before it was bought by Norwegian milk co-operative Tine in 2008.

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Kynetec

Kynetec

Agricultural data and market information

Inflexion affected a full carve-out of specialist data provider Kynetec from its listed parent within a five-month period, completing in May 2016.

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MYCOM OSI

MYCOM OSI

Specialist software provider

MYCOM OSI is a market leading provider of service assurance software to global telecommunications companies. Drawn to Inflexion's international reach and digital expertise, management chose Inflexion to back its buyout in November 2018.

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Ocorian

Ocorian

Corporate administration

Inflexion partnered with fund, corporate and trust administration business Ocorian in September 2016 to support its carve-out, internationalisation and acquisition plans.

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On the Beach

On the Beach

Dynamic package holidays

In October 2013, Inflexion led the £73m buyout of On The Beach, embarking on a two-year journey of digital enhancement and international growth before floating on the LSE in September 2015.

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Optionis

Optionis

Employment services

Employment services company Optionis partnered with Inflexion in 2006 to back its acquisitive growth before being sold in 2013 to MML Group.

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