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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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Goals Soccer Centres

Goals Soccer Centres

Football centre operator

Goals Soccer Centres is the UK’s leading operator of small sided football centres.

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Granite Underwriting

Granite Underwriting

Specialist motor insurance

Inflexion invested in Granite Underwriting, a leading specialist motor insurance business, in December 2018.

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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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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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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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ITM

ITM

Pensions and financial services data

Inflexion backed the buyout of ITM, the leading provider of specialist data services to the pensions and financial services markets, in May 2018.

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Jack Wills

Jack Wills

Premium clothing retailer

In July 2007, Inflexion provided minority funding for fashion retailer Jack Wills. A nine-year partnership saw global expansion before retail investor BlueGem bought it in 2016.

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K2 Partnering Solutions

K2 Partnering Solutions

Global resourcing specialists

Inflexion provided minority funding to K2 Partnering Solutions, a leading global resourcing specialist providing outsourced IT consultants to multinational corporations, in March 2017.

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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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Lane Clark & Peacock

Lane Clark & Peacock

Financial and business consultants

In December 2016, Inflexion provided a £41m Partnership Capital minority investment to support Lane Clark & Peacock, a financial consultancy specialising in pensions, investment and insurance.

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Lintbells

Lintbells

Supplements for pets

In December 2017, Inflexion invested in Lintbells, the UK’s leading producer of nutritional supplements for pets.

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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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Medik8

Medik8

Premium skincare products

Medik8 is a premium skincare brand focused on science-based, skin-ageing products.

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Medivet

Medivet

Veterinary services

In December 2016, Inflexion provided minority funding to support the expansion of Medivet, a UK veterinary business which was looking to accelerate its acquisitive growth.

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Mobica

Mobica

Software development

Inflexion supported the management of Mobica, a software development and integration services company, with a minority capital investment in September 2015.

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Mountain Warehouse

Mountain Warehouse

Outdoor clothing and equipment retailer

Inflexion provided £45m to UK outdoor clothing and equipment retailer Mountain Warehouse in July 2018 to help it further grow its business domestically and overseas.

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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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