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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 2017.

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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 2016.

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Reward Gateway

Reward Gateway

Employee benefit programme

In 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 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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Ridgewall

Ridgewall

Managed IT and communication services

Ridgewall is a managed IT and communication services business. In November 2019, Inflexion invested in Ridgewall and backed the simultaneous acquisition of QDOS SBL.

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Rosemont Pharmaceuticals

Rosemont Pharmaceuticals

Liquid pharmaceuticals

In 2020 Inflexion acquired Rosemont Pharmaceuticals, the UK’s leading liquid pharmaceuticals business. The business was carved out from US listed company, Perrigo.

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Sanne

Sanne

Trust and fund administration

Fund administrator Sanne partnered with Inflexion in 2012 as a minority backer to fund consolidation and global growth before listing on the London Stock Exchange in 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 2014.

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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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Sparta Global

Sparta Global

Technology and training services

Inflexion invested in Sparta Global, the innovative technology and training services provider, in 2020.

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Ster Century

Ster Century

Cinema operator

In 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 2004.

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Succession

Succession

Wealth management

In 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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Systal

Systal

Managed network services

Systal Technology Solutions is a leading managed network services provider offering a high-quality, mission-critical managed network service from its 24/7 network operations centre.

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Tekton

Tekton

Software for the construction industry

Inflexion led the £12m buyout of construction software business Tekton in 2006, going on to support organic and acquisitive growth before being bought by Sage (UK) in 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 2019.

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UK Power Reserve

UK Power Reserve

Flexible power generation

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

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Upperton Pharma Solutions

Upperton Pharma Solutions

Particle engineering for the pharmaceutical industry

In 2022, Inflexion made a substantial investment into Upperton Pharma Solutions, a UK based specialist contract development and manufacturing organisation which has expertise in particle engineering for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Viking Moorings

Viking Moorings

Mooring equipment supplier

In 2006 Inflexion led the £22m buyout of moorings equipment supplier Viking Moorings. In 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 2012, merging the US partner into the business and allowing for succession as part of the deal.

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Wise

Wise

Software provider for logistics delivery firms

In 2021, Inflexion completed an investment in WithWise (''Wise''), a software provider for logistics delivery firms serving the e-commerce sector.

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Wood Thilsted

Wood Thilsted

Global offshore wind engineering consultancy

In 2022, Inflexion completed an investment in Wood Thilsted, a leading global offshore wind engineering consultancy.

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Xtrac

Xtrac

Engineering manufacturer

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

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