Bridges Fund Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

In the last 3 years, Bridges Fund Management has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

Bridges Fund Management’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer services (17%) and information technology (12%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (50%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%). In total, Bridges Fund Management has invested in 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Bridges Fund Management has exited 6 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Bridges Fund Management

Bridges Fund Management Ltd.

38 Seymour Street,
London, W1H 7BP
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20 3780 8000
www.bridgesfundmanagement.com
info@bridgesfundmanagement.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Environmental, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Leisure, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 20 200
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 10 - 5 3 - - 18
Sell (1.2/yr) # - - 3 1 1 1 6
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vegetarian Express Ltd. 2024-02-27 - Secondary Sale
Watford, United Kingdom · www.vegetarianexpress.co.uk
Skills Training UK 2023-07-27 - Bankruptcy
Harrow, United Kingdom · www.skillstraininguk.com
Hycube Technologies GmbH 2022-12-07 - Growth Capital
Mannheim, Germany · www.hycube.com
Storetec Services Ltd. 2022-11-09 - Growth Capital
Hull, United Kingdom · www.storetec.net
Evora Global Limited 2022-10-11 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.evoraglobal.com
Impact Food Group 2022-09-02 - Secondary Sale
Woking, United Kingdom · www.impactfood.co.uk
Tier 1 2021-11-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.tier1.com
Talking Talent 2021-10-07 - Growth Capital
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · www.talking-talent.com
VetUK Ltd. 2021-08-20 - Trade Sale
Thirsk , United Kingdom · www.vetuk.co.uk
Wholebake Ltd. 2021-07-31 - Secondary Sale
Denbighshire, United Kingdom · www.wholebake.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Services 2 (15%) - 3 (17%) -
Education 1 (8%) - 2 (11%) -
Information Technology 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
Software 2 (15%) - 2 (11%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Distribution - - 1 (6%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Environmental 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Food - - 1 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (6%) -
Real Estate 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 18 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 11 (85%) - 16 (89%) -
Germany 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Spain 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 18 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 7 (54%) - 9 (50%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (38%) - 8 (44%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (8%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 13 - 18 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (67%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (17%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (17%) -
Total 6 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
3 (50%)
Strategic(s)
17%
1 (17%)

FAQ

When was Bridges Fund Management founded?

Bridges Fund Management was founded in 2002.

What type of investor is Bridges Fund Management?

Bridges Fund Management is an asset manager.

Where is Bridges Fund Management headquartered?

Bridges Fund Management is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Bridges Fund Management have under management?

Bridges Fund Management has 1.0B GBP under management.

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