Core Capital Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Core Capital Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (17%) and restaurants (17%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (67%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%). In total, Core Capital Partners has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Core Capital Partners has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (43%). Core Capital Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Mergermarket for $192M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity32
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity14
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 1

Core Capital Partners LLP

9 Percy Street Fitzrovia,
London, W1T 1DL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)7971475582
www.core-cap.com
info@core-cap.com

Core Capital Partners is a lower middle-market private equity firm focused on investing in UK-based companies. The Firm is a generalist investor and has experience in the healthcare, IT, business services, leisure, consumer, technology, and media sectors. Core generally seeks to commit £10 to £25 million per investment and will consider a variety of transaction situations including buyouts, growth capital financings, add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations, and distressed situations. Core Capital was formed in 2005 and is headquartered in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Education, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Media, Publishing, Real Estate, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Special Situations/Distressed, Add-on Acquisition

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 50
Target EBITDA 1 -
Investment Size 10 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 18 - - - - - 18
Sell (0.4/yr) # 12 - 1 1 - - 14
vol $354M $29M $382M
  32

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Alpine Fire Engineers Ltd. 2022-12-21 29M GBP Secondary Sale
Bury, United Kingdom · www.alpinefire.co.uk
Olo, Inc. 2021-03-16 - IPO
New York, New York · www.olo.com
Alpine Fire Engineers Ltd. 2018-05-15 - Growth Capital
Bury, United Kingdom · www.alpinefire.co.uk
Ark Home Healthcare Ltd. 2018-02-20 - Trade Sale
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.arkhealth.co.uk
Avonside Group Services Ltd. 2017-08-15 - Growth Capital
Heywood, United Kingdom · www.avonsidegroup.co.uk
PRA, Inc. 2017-08-08 - Secondary Sale
Chicago, Illinois · www.PRA.com
Turbine Efficiency Ltd. 2016-11-08 - Growth Capital
Lincoln, United Kingdom · www.turbine-efficiency.co.uk
London Graphic Centre 2016-10-03 - Trade Sale
Covent Garden, United Kingdom · www.londongraphics.co.uk
SPL Services Ltd. 2016-01-01 - Trade Sale
Cardiff, United Kingdom · www.pdpcouriers.com
Camwatch Ltd. 2014-11-28 - Trade Sale
Sheffield, United Kingdom · www.camwatch.co.uk
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services - - 3 (17%) -
Restaurants 1 (33%) - 3 (17%) -
Consumer Products - - 2 (11%) -
Information Services - - 2 (11%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 2 (11%) -
Construction 1 (33%) - 1 (6%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (6%) -
Healthcare Services - - 1 (6%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (33%) - 1 (6%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (6%) -
Transportation - - 1 (6%) -
Total 3 - 18 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 3 (100%) - 16 (89%) -
United States - - 2 (11%) -
  New York - - 1 (6%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (6%) -
Total 3 - 18 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (67%) - 12 (67%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 4 (22%) -
Divestiture 1 (33%) - 1 (6%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (6%) -
Total 3 - 18 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (36%) 192M (50%)
Secondary Sale 4 (29%) 75M (20%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (21%) 115M (30%)
IPO 1 (7%) -
Sold to Management 1 (7%) -
Total 14 $382M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Pinsent Masons LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $307M
< $100M 2 $75M
TOTAL $382M
Largest Mergermarket Ltd.
$192M (2006-07-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
29%
4 (29%)
Strategic(s)
43%
6 (43%)

FAQ

When was Core Capital Partners LLP founded?

Core Capital Partners LLP was founded in 2005.

What type of investor is Core Capital Partners LLP?

Core Capital Partners LLP is a private equity firm.

Where is Core Capital Partners LLP headquartered?

Core Capital Partners LLP is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Core Capital Partners LLP have under management?

Core Capital Partners LLP has 218M GBP under management.

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