Limerston Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Limerston Capital has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

Limerston Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (24%) and life science (24%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (54%) and divestiture (24%). In total, Limerston Capital has invested in 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Limerston Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Limerston Capital

Limerston Capital Ltd.

25 - 27 Buckingham Palace Road,
London, SW1W 0PP
United Kingdom
+44 (0)203 897 1860
www.limerstoncap.com
info@limerstoncap.com

Limerston Capital is a private equity firm focused on control investments in UK-based businesses valued from £50 to £175 million. In addition to providing capital, Limerston looks to be a hands-on investor, working closely with management in company operations as well as pursuing growth opportunities through acquisitions and other strategies. Limerston Capital was formed in 2011 and is headquartered in London.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Information Technology, Staffing

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

Geographic Preferences: United Kingdom

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 50 175
values in millions of GBP

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (2.0/yr) # 3 5 1 2 1 1 13
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 1 - - 2
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Astoriom 2024-01-17 - Divestiture
Rochdale, United Kingdom · www.sourcestabilitystorage.com
Concept Life Sciences Ltd. 2023-04-03 - Divestiture
High Peak, United Kingdom · www.conceptlifesciences.com
Largo Leisure Parks Ltd. 2022-03-22 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Killin, United Kingdom · www.largoleisureholidays.co.uk
Prism Medical UK Ltd. 2022-03-01 - Secondary Sale
Wakefield, United Kingdom · www.prismmedical.co.uk
Wickham Micro Ltd. 2022-02-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gosport, United Kingdom · www.wickhammicro.co.uk
Arch Sciences Group 2021-07-20 - Trade Sale
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.archsciencesgroup.com
Village Bakery (Wrexham) Ltd. 2021-03-02 - Growth Capital
Wrexham, United Kingdom · www.villagebakery.co.uk
Forensic Access Ltd. 2020-09-03 - Divestiture
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · www.forensic-access.co.uk
TAG International 2020-09-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Westminster, United Kingdom · www.tagintdev.com
Patricia White 2020-03-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Horley, China · www.patriciawhites.co.uk
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
TAG International 2020-09-02 Forensic Access Ltd. 2020-09-03 1
Westminster, United Kingdom · www.tagintdev.com Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · www.forensic-access.co.uk

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (27%) - 3 (23%) -
Life Science 2 (18%) - 3 (23%) -
Consumer Services 2 (18%) - 2 (15%) -
Food 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Leisure 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (8%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 - 13 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 10 (91%) - 12 (92%) -
China 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 - 13 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (64%) - 7 (54%) -
Divestiture 3 (27%) - 3 (23%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (15%) -
Growth Capital 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 - 13 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Linklaters LLP
1
Charles Russell Speechlys
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
15%
2 (15%)
Strategic(s)
23%
3 (23%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

FAQ

When was Limerston Capital founded?

Limerston Capital was founded in 2011.

What type of investor is Limerston Capital?

Limerston Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Limerston Capital headquartered?

Limerston Capital is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

How much capital does Limerston Capital have under management?

Limerston Capital has 300M GBP under management.

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