Marlowe Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Marlowe has acquired 22 companies, including 22 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Marlowe’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Clearwater Group for $17M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (50%) and safety/security (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity22
    • M&A Buy Activity22
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 2


Marlowe plc

20 Grosvenor Place,
London, SW1X 7HN
United Kingdom,
+44 20 3813 8498

Marlowe is an AIM-listed company formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses in the outsourced business service sector with a focus on those that provide critical asset maintenance services in the UK. Company are currently focused on fire protection, security systems and water treatment services - which are essential to customers' operations and invariably governed by regulation, and where customers require a single specialist outsourced provider with nationwide coverage. Marlowe was founded in 2015 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (3.2/yr) # 6 8 6 1 1 - 22
vol $23M $38M $5M $17M $82M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ellis Whittam Ltd. 2020-10-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Aldford, United Kingdom ·
Clearwater Group Ltd. 2019-05-21 17M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Napton Holt, United Kingdom ·
Tersus Consultancy Ltd. 2018-10-11 - Divestiture
Rainham Essex, United Kingdom ·
Kingfisher Environmental Services Ltd. 2018-07-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Ware, United Kingdom ·
Forest Environmental Ltd. 2018-05-19 2M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom ·
Island Fire Protection Ltd. 2018-04-24 2M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Birmingham, United Kingdom ·
Flamefast Fire Systems Ltd. 2018-03-27 2M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Northants, United Kingdom ·
Future Water Ltd. 2018-02-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Belper, United Kingdom ·
Guardian Water Treatment Ltd. 2017-12-21 4M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Basildon, United Kingdom ·
dB Audio and Electronic Services Ltd. 2017-10-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Tonbridge, United Kingdom ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 11 (50%) 22M (27%) - -
Safety/Security 6 (27%) 27M (34%) - -
Environmental 5 (23%) 32M (39%) - -
Total 22 $82M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 22 82M - -
Total 22 $82M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Rothschild Global Advisory
Legal Deals
Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 15 $82M
Largest Clearwater Group Ltd.
$17M (2019-05-21)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
2 (9%)
1 (5%)

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