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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 the UK’s leading provider of supply chain and 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

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.

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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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Avantus

Avantus

Aerospace engineer and manufacturer

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

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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, and in 2021 re-invested in the company to support the firm's contnued 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 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

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 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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Creative Car Park

Creative Car Park

Car park management solutions

In March 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 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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Flooid

Flooid

Unified commerce platform

Inflexion backed the buyout of Flooid, a market leading unified commerce platform, in November 2017 to assist with international expansion and digital enhancement.

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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 Group

Global Reach Group

Payment and hedging services

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

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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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Infront

Infront

Financial market data and software

Headquartered in Oslo, Infront provides a suite of data and software solutions that allow financial institutions to manage investment decisions, reduce costs and comply with changing market requirements. Inflexion invested in the company in June 2021.

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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, and sold the business in 2021 to US-based Paine Schwartz Partners.

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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.

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