Creating value in core sectors
We focus on core sectors to develop an in depth understanding of the dynamics of different markets, as well as build strong networks of industry executives, advisers and experts. We apply our knowledge and expertise to identify opportunities and create value in the following core sectors.
We have outstanding experience of growing businesses in specialist engineering, building products & services and aerospace & defence.
Industrial sector case study
We helped the company to increase its banking facilities to fund working capital needed for a number of new high value contracts. We also supported WFEL in penetrating new geographic markets.
We have a strong track record of creating value in business consulting, business process outsourcing, IT services and TMT.
Business Services sector case study
We provided additional funding to support an excellent management team in the roll out of the etc.venues model across the UK.
We have developed a particular expertise in fiduciary services, speciality finance, insurance, outsourcing providers and payment services.
Financial Services sector case study
Our origination team continues to work with the Hawksford management team to identify and research new acquisition opportunities to expand the business’s international footprint. This has resulted in Hawksford completing four acquisitions since the time of the MBO. There has been significant investment in people, operations and IT, to deliver a scalable platform for growth.
Wider sector expertise
We have invested in a number of technology and technology-enabled service businesses.
TMT sector case study
We worked closely with the CitySprint team to deliver their buy and build strategy, completing 21 acquisitions since the buyout in 2010.
We have a wealth of knowledge in the energy sector with a particular focus on oil & gas services, renewables, energy efficiency and waste services.
Energy sector case study
Prior to investing we carried out a significant amount of work to understand the business and its market drivers. This was a major contributor in allowing us to act quickly and decisively to complete the transaction.
We have expertise in medical devices & services, contract manufacture outsourcing, healthcare IT, diagnostics and dental services.
Healthcare sector case study
We supported Steeper through a rapid strategic transformation providing the guidance and the finance to help the company redefine itself from being a UK focussed services business into a global healthcare products company.
We have a wealth of experience in retail, consumer goods, food and drink, hospitality and travel.
Consumer & Leisure sector case study
We supported the transformational acquisition of Filofax within a year of completing the Letts deal. This acquisition offered substantial synergies as well as adding a global brand to the business at an attractive price.