M&A Deal Summary

EmergeVest Acquires C M Downton

On March 7, 2018, private equity firm EmergeVest acquired transportation company C M Downton Ltd. for 75M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is EmergeVest’s 3rd transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is EmergeVest’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is EmergeVest’s 3rd transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-03-07
Target C M Downton Ltd.
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) EmergeVest
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Deal Value 75M GBP

Target

C M Downton Ltd.

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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C M Downton Ltd is one of the UK’s major privately-owned logistics firms. The business has established itself at the forefront of a highly competitive industry by offering clients what they cannot get from other providers: the infrastructure and scalability of a multi-national 3PL combined with the flexibility, agility and commitment to customer care of a family-run business.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

EmergeVest

Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2013
SizeSmall
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

EmergeVest is a private investment group that looks to invest in and acquire business services companies. The Firm has particular interest in international supply chain opportunities, spanning logistics and related technology. EmergeVest was established in 2013 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 5
Sector (Transportation) 3 of 3
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 3 of 3
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 3
Year (2018) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-01-01 EV Cargo Ltd.

Hong Kong, China

EV Cargo is a global technology-enabled supply chain management and logistics execution platform that offers unique mission-critical end-to-end supply chain solutions to more than 3,000 customers across the retail, consumer, and industrial sectors. EV Cargo was founded in 2018 and is based in Hong Kong, China.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-08-02 Lucy Holdings Pte. Ltd.

Singapore, Singapore

Lucy is an operator of the first neobank focused on women entrepreneurs. Lucy app helps women entrepreneurs set up, run and grow their businesses, with affordable financial services including fee-free accounts with Mastercard, no-interest salary advances, savings accounts, loan management, and low-cost remittances. Lucy is based in Singapore City.

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