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Curinos

Curinos

Financial data and analytics

Curinos is an industry leading data, analytics and technology company servicing financial institutions, globally.

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Detectortesters

Detectortesters

Fire safety products

In 2021, Inflexion completed a majority investment in Detectortesters, the leading global manufacturer of fire detector testing equipment.

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DR&P

DR&P

Corporate insurance broker

DR&P is a UK wide corporate insurance broker that sells (and distributes via specialist MGAs) a wide range of non-discretionary commercial insurance products across a diverse range of end-markets.

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DWS

DWS

IT, communications and cloud wholesale platform

Digital Wholesale Solutions (“DWS”), is an independent IT, communications and cloud wholesale platform. In 2021, Inflexion made a significant minority investment through its Partnership Capital fund.

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enviolo

enviolo

e-bike components

In 2022, Inflexion acquired enviolo, a global leader in the e-bike components market. enviolo designs and develops transmission systems for high-quality e-bikes.

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European LifeCare

European LifeCare

Travel clinics

In 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 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 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 2013.

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Global Reach Group

Global Reach Group

Payment and hedging services

In 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. Goals was sold back to the founding management team in 2022.

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The Goat Agency

The Goat Agency

Influencer marketing agency

The Goat Agency (“Goat”), is a leading influencer marketing agency focused on helping big brands to use influencer marketing effectively.

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Granite Underwriting

Granite Underwriting

Specialist motor insurance

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

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Griffin Global

Griffin Global

Specialist travel services  

Marine travel services manager Griffin Global was seeking an active minority backer and chose Inflexion in 2009. We worked together for five years before the business was sold to ATPI, one of the world’s leading travel management firms, in 2014.

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Halo

Halo

Supplier of optical transceivers

In 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

Debt management business Harrington Brooks was seeking a partner to support accretive acquisitions, and in 2005 Inflexion invested in the business. The enlarged firm was sold to RJD Partners in 2012, generating a 3.2x return on investment.

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HKI

HKI

Healthcare information services

In 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 2018.

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ICS

ICS

Temporary staffing solutions

Temporary healthcare staffing business ICS chose to partner with Inflexion in 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 2011 to allow the business to refocus on growth. It was sold to Blackstone in 2015.

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Ilchester Cheese

Ilchester Cheese

Specialist cheese manufacturer

In 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 2021.

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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 2018.

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Jack Wills

Jack Wills

Premium clothing retailer

In 2007, fashion retailer Jack Wills chose Inflexion as its minority backer. During our investment we supported management to expand across four continents and quadruple the number of shops. The firm was sold in 2016 to retail investor BlueGem.

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