Limerston Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Limerston Capital has acquired 5 companies.

Limerston Capital’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (25%) and consumer services (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (63%) and secondary buyout (25%).

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 Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 2 1 - 3 - 2 8
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - - 1 1 2
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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 Buyout
Wakefield, United Kingdom · www.prismmedical.co.uk
Wickham Laboratories Ltd 2022-02-02 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gosport, United Kingdom · www.wickhamlabs.com
Arch Sciences Group 2021-07-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.archsciencesgroup.com
Forensic Access Ltd. 2020-09-03 - Divestiture
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom · www.forensic-access.co.uk
Patricia White 2020-03-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Surrey, United Kingdom · www.patriciawhites.co.uk
Country Cousins 2020-03-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Surrey, United Kingdom · www.country-cousins.co.uk
Prism Medical UK Ltd. 2018-12-18 - Secondary Buyout
Wakefield, United Kingdom · www.prismmedical.co.uk
Arch Sciences Group 2017-10-18 - Secondary Buyout
Manchester, United Kingdom · www.archsciencesgroup.com
AdviserPlus Business Solutions Ltd. 2016-12-14 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Birkenhead, United Kingdom · www.adviserplus.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 2 (33%) - 2 (25%) -
Consumer Services 2 (33%) - 2 (25%) -
Leisure 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Life Science - - 1 (13%) -
Medical Products - - 1 (13%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 6 - 8 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United Kingdom 6 (100%) - 8 (100%) -
Total 6 - 8 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 5 (83%) - 5 (63%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 2 (25%) -
Divestiture 1 (17%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 6 - 8 -

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 LLP
1

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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