M&A Deal Summary

Livingbridge Acquires Carousel Logistics

On October 8, 2013, private equity firm Livingbridge acquired transportation company Carousel Logistics Ltd.

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Livingbridge’s 3rd transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is Livingbridge’s 71st transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-10-08
Target Carousel Logistics Ltd.
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) Livingbridge
Deal Type Recapitalization

Target

Carousel Logistics Ltd.

Kent, United Kingdom
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Carousel offers logistics services globally, with experience & expertise in distribution, freight forwarding, warehousing & supply chain solutions.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Livingbridge

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 1.6B GBP
SizeLarge
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Livingbridge is a UK-based investment group focused on investing in and growing mid-sized companies. The Firm targets businesses seeking £5 to £100 million of capital. Prospective companies should have 'ambitious mangement', scalable business models, and potential for market leadership. Sectors of interest include technology, media, communications, consumer products/services, healthcare, and education. Livingbridge was formed in 1995 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 80 of 134
Sector (Transportation) 3 of 3
Type (Recapitalization) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 71 of 118
Year (2013) 9 of 9
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-10-07 On the Beach Group plc

Manchester, United Kingdom

On the Beach Group is an online retailer of beach holidays. On the Beach Group was founded in 2003 and is based in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

Sell £73M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-10-28 Glide

Kenn , United Kingdom

Glide provides managed Internet services to high density accommodation throughout the UK serving the student, keyworker and residential markets. Glide was founded in 1988 and is based in Kenn, United Kingdom.

Sell -