Alcuin Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Alcuin Capital Partners has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Alcuin Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment are business services (11%) and insurance (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (43%) and growth capital (33%). In total, Alcuin Capital Partners has invested in 1 US state and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Neville Johnson for $34M.

In the last 3 years, Alcuin Capital Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (63%). Alcuin Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Domus Tiles for $54M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity28
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 21
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

Alcuin Capital Partners

65 Sloane Street,
London, SW1W 9BJ
United Kingdom
+44 203 178 4089
www.alcuincapital.com
info@alcuincapital.com

Alcuin Capital Partners is a London-based private equity firm focused primarily on making growth, or development capital investments in profitable lower middle-market companies. In addition to providing funding for growth, Alcuin also considers buyouts, buy-ins and recapitalizations. The Firm's target investment size is £4 to £20 million. Alcuin looks to be the lead investor and will consider both majority or minority situations.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Communications, Environmental, Financial Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Leisure, Publishing, Restaurants, Retail, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 4 20
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 18 3 - 5 2 - 28
vol $34M $34M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 5 1 1 - - 1 8
vol $54M $54M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
AVM Ltd. 2020-06-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Sunbury on Thames, United Kingdom · www.avmi.com
Marsden Weighing Machine Group Ltd. 2019-11-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Rotherham, United Kingdom · www.marsden-weighing.co.uk
Gravitas Recruitment Group Ltd. 2019-10-08 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.gravitasrecruitmentgroup.com
Servelec Controls Ltd. 2018-12-07 - Secondary Buyout
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.servelecgroup.com
On The Go Tours 2018-08-31 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.onthegotours.com
Jenkins Shipping Co. Ltd. 2018-03-06 - Secondary Buyout
Belfast, United Kingdom · www.jenkins-shipping.com
Jigsaw Systems Ltd. 2018-03-01 - Secondary Buyout
Nottingham, United Kingdom · www.jigsaw24.com
RailSimulator.com Ltd. 2018-03-01 - Growth Capital
Kent, United Kingdom · www.dovetailgames.com
Domus Tiles 2017-12-07 54M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.domustiles.co.uk
Koh UK Ltd. 2016-11-30 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bournemouth, United Kingdom · www.koh-thai.co.uk
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Servelec Controls Ltd. 2018-12-07 Servelec Technologies Ltd. 2019-03-14 1
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.servelecgroup.com Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.servelectechnologies.com
Jigsaw Systems Ltd. 2018-03-01 Matrix Software Development Ltd. 2018-03-01 1
Nottingham, United Kingdom · www.jigsaw24.com Knutsford, United Kingdom · ww.matrixcms.com
Koh UK Ltd. 2016-11-30 Buenos Aires Restaurants 2018-02-02 1
Bournemouth, United Kingdom · www.koh-thai.co.uk Wimbledon, United Kingdom · www.barestaurant.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (12%) - 3 (11%) -
Insurance 2 (12%) - 3 (11%) -
Environmental - - 2 (7%) -
Leisure 2 (12%) - 2 (7%) -
Publishing - - 2 (7%) -
Furniture 1 (6%) 34M (100%) 1 (4%) 34M (100%)
Aerospace 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Beverages 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (4%) -
Communications - - 1 (4%) -
Digital Media 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Distribution - - 1 (4%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Information Technology 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (4%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Restaurants 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Software - - 1 (4%) -
Staffing 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Transportation 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $34M 28 $34M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 16 (94%) 34M (100%) 27 (96%) 34M (100%)
United States 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Domestic 16 (94%) 34M (100%) 27 (96%) 34M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $34M 28 $34M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (29%) - 12 (43%) -
Growth Capital 6 (35%) - 9 (32%) -
Secondary Buyout 5 (29%) 34M (100%) 5 (18%) 34M (100%)
Divestiture - - 1 (4%) -
Recapitalization 1 (6%) - 1 (4%) -
Total 17 $34M 28 $34M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (38%) 54M (100%)
Secondary Sale 2 (25%) -
Trade Sale 2 (25%) -
Sold to Management 1 (13%) -
Total 8 $54M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
HMT LLP
1
Legal Deals
Jones Day
2
Browne Jacobson LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $34M
TOTAL $34M
Largest Neville Johnson Ltd.
$34M (2014-05-30)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $54M
TOTAL $54M
Largest Domus Tiles
$54M (2017-12-07)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
83%
5 83%
Strategic(s)
17%
1 17%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
17%
1 17%
Strategic(s)
83%
5 83%

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