M&A Deal Summary

Horizon Capital and Invex Capital Acquire Style Analytics

On September 8, 2015, private equity firms Horizon Capital and Invex Capital acquired information technology company Style Analytics

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Horizon Capital’s 3rd and Invex Capital’s 3rd transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is Horizon Capital’s 20th and Invex Capital’s 9th transaction in the United Kingdom.
Investment Fate
  • Style Analytics was sold to a strategic buyer in 2021.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-09-08
Target Style Analytics
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) Horizon Capital
Invex Capital
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Advisor(s) Foley & Lardner LLP
Squire Patton Boggs
Solomon Taylor & Shaw (Legal)

Target

Style Analytics

London, United Kingdom
website
Style Analytics Ltd. is an independent provider of global investment research and portfolio analysis applications. Style Analytics was founded in 1996 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 2

Buyer

Horizon Capital

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1999
PE ASSETS 800M GBP
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Lyceum Capital Partners LLP (formerly known as West Private Equity) is a private equity firm that targets investments in middle-market companies with £1 to £10 million of EBITDA. The firm focused on healthcare, education/human capital, business outsourcing and technology, financial services, and media services sectors. Lyceum invests in the range of £10 – £75 million per transaction. The Firm also selectively invests in specialist consumer, retail and industrial services. Lyceum Capital was formed in 1999 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 23 of 40
Sector (Information Technology) 3 of 11
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 16 of 22
Country (United Kingdom) 20 of 37
Year (2015) 2 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-13 AgriBriefing

London, United States

AgriBriefing Ltd. is a provider of pricing benchmarks, data, and analysis to the agriculture industry. AgriBriefing was founded in 2010 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-09-14 TotalMobile

Belfast, United Kingdom

TotalMobile Ltd. is a provider of mobile working solutions to the government, private sector, and healthcare customers in the United States and Europe. From engineers, nurses, and social workers to surveyors, inspectors, and construction workers, and more organizations use its technology to keep their teams out of the office and in the field delivering outstanding service. TotalMobile was founded in 1985 and is based in Belfast, United Kingdom.

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DESCRIPTION

Invex Capital LLP is a private equity firm focused on investments in smaller UK-based companies. Invex will consider a variety of transaction situations, including recapitalization, outright sales, as well as shareholder liquidity needs in a variety of sectors. Several areas of interest include business services, retail, consumer products, manufacturing, IT services, building materials, and energy. The Firm's target transaction size is £5 to £100 million. Invex Capital is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 9
Sector (Information Technology) 3 of 3
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 8 of 8
Country (United Kingdom) 9 of 9
Year (2015) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-03-03 Centre4 Testing

Brighton, United Kingdom

Centre4 Testing provider of software testing services. Centre4 Testing was founded in 2004 and is based in Brighton, United Kingdom.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-12-01 Centre4 Testing

Brighton, United Kingdom

Centre4 Testing provider of software testing services. Centre4 Testing was founded in 2004 and is based in Brighton, United Kingdom.

Sell -