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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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Phlexglobal

Phlexglobal

Clinical research documentation management

Inflexion backed the buyout of TMF services provider Phlexglobal in 2011, supporting its growth until it was sold to Bridgepoint Development Capital in 2014.

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Pims

Pims

Waste water services

Pims chose Inflexion to lead its 2008 buyout and support four add-on acquisitions before US trade buyer Xylem paid $57m for the group in 2013.

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PMC Treasury

PMC Treasury

Treasury and risk management

Inflexion acquired a minority stake in PMC Treasury, an independent provider of treasury and risk management solutions, in October 2018.

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Radius Payment Solutions

Radius Payment Solutions

Fleet payment processing and telematics

Inflexion made a minority investment of £150m into Radius Payment Solutions, a payment and fleet services company, in January 2018.

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Red Commerce

Red Commerce

Specialist resourcing 

IT resourcing specialist Red Commerce partnered with Inflexion in 2005 and pursued an international growth strategy before being sold for £44m to Dunedin in 2011.

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Reed & Mackay

Reed & Mackay

Travel management

Inflexion backed the buyout of premium corporate travel management business Reed & Mackay in August 2016.

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Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

Employee benefit programme

In December 2010, Inflexion backed employee engagement business Reward Gateway to accelerate the business’ growth. The firm was sold to Great Hill Partners in 2015, generating a 7.7x return on investment.

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Rhead

Rhead

Technical engineering consultancy 

In June 2011, Inflexion provided minority capital to professional services firm Rhead Group to back acquisitive and international growth. Four years later Costain Group plc acquired Rhead.

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Sanne

Sanne

Trust and fund administration

Fund administrator Sanne partnered with Inflexion in October 2012 as a minority backer to fund consolidation and global growth before listing on the London Stock Exchange in March 2015.

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Scott Dunn

Scott Dunn

Luxury travel

Luxury travel company Scott Dunn chose Inflexion to back its buyout and help drive future growth in December 2014.

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Shimtech

Shimtech

Aerospace engineer and manufacturer

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

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SMD

SMD

Subsea vehicle systems

In April 2008, Inflexion backed subsea vehicle maker SMD. Seven years later, Hong Kong-listed Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric Company Limited purchased the business.

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Ster Century

Ster Century

Cinema operator

In July 2003, Inflexion backed cinema operator Ster Century. A short but successful stewardship saw profits grow by 37% before being sold to a financial buyer in July 2004.

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Succession

Succession

Wealth management

In January 2014, Inflexion backed the buyout of wealth manager Succession to fund the acquisition of 60 member firms and provide the foundations for future growth.

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Tekton

Tekton

Software for the construction industry

Inflexion led the £12m buyout of construction software business Tekton in December 2006, going on to support organic and acquisitive growth before being bought by Sage (UK) in March 2008.

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Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education

Higher education rankings and data provider

Times Higher Education is the world leader in university data, rankings and content and the company behind the definitive annual THE World University Rankings. Inflexion backed the buyout of Times Higher Education in March 2019.

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UK Power Reserve

UK Power Reserve

Flexible power generation

UK Power Reserve partnered with Inflexion in November 2015. Over the following 2.5 years, revenues quadrupled to c£80m, attracting Singaporean trade buyer Sembcorp in May 2018.

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UKFast

UKFast

Cloud hosting

Inflexion invested in UKFast, the UK's leading cloud hosting provider, in December 2018.

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Viking Moorings

Viking Moorings

Mooring equipment supplier

In January 2006 Inflexion led the £22m buyout of moorings equipment supplier Viking Moorings. In July 2009 HSBC Private Equity bought the business, generating a 10.2x return on investment.

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Virgin Experience Days

Virgin Experience Days

Leisure experiences

Inflexion backed the buyout of Virgin Experience Days, the UK’s leading experiences business, in September 2017.

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Vivona Brands

Vivona Brands

Brand creation and management

Inflexion led the buyout of brand creation and management company Vivona in February 2012, merging the US partner into the business and allowing for succession as part of the deal.

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Xtrac

Xtrac

Engineering manufacturer

In October 2017, transmission manufacturer Xtrac chose Inflexion to back their buyout.

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