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  • Palatine Exits Verdant Leisure with a Returns Multiple of 3.7x

    Palatine Exits Verdant Leisure with a Returns Multiple of 3.7x

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    We have exchanged contracts for the sale of our stake in Verdant Leisure, the award-winning holiday park operator, to the management team backed by Pears Partnership Capital. The deal has received FCA…

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  • Palatine Brings Pioneering Sustainable and Impact Credentials to the Fore in Rebrand

    Palatine Brings Pioneering Sustainable and Impact Credentials to the Fore in Rebrand

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    Palatine has unveiled a major rebrand to reflect its leading position in driving and delivering sustainable business growth in the mid-market and its pioneering role in UK Impact investing, following a milestone…

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  • The Young London Print Prize – Cop26

    The Young London Print Prize – Cop26

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    In the lead-up to COP26 in Glasgow, young people from across London were invited to express their own personal response to the climate crisis through their love of art. The Young London…

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  • Palatine supports Acora’s third acquisition with IT Services company

    Palatine supports Acora’s third acquisition with IT Services company

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    Fast-growing IT services company Acora has made a third bolt-on acquisition since the investment by Palatine in 2020, and is planning to ramp up further deals in 2022. The latest deal, for…

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  • Back-to-back Luxembourg deals as Suntera continues growth drive

    Back-to-back Luxembourg deals as Suntera continues growth drive

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    Suntera Global, the Palatine Private Equity-backed provider of fund, corporate and private client services, has acquired a second Luxembourg-based business in as many months, as it continues its strategic buy-and-build program. The…

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  • Palatine realises successful first exit from the Impact Fund with Estio Training

    Palatine realises successful first exit from the Impact Fund with Estio Training

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    Our Impact Fund has made its first exit with the sale of Estio Training to global education provider BPP Education Group. Estio is a specialist provider of NVQ level 3 and level…

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  • tranScrip announces appointment of Marcin Mankowski as the new Managing Partner

    tranScrip announces appointment of Marcin Mankowski as the new Managing Partner

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    Dr Marcin Mankowski, Co-founder and Deputy Managing Partner of tranScrip, has been appointed tranScrip’s new Managing Partner. Marcin has been integral to the success of the business over the last decade and…

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  • Palatine agrees sale of CET Group’s specialist claims management division

    Palatine agrees sale of CET Group’s specialist claims management division

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    We have made a successful partial exit from CET Group with the sale of its tech-enabled insurance claims management division to HomeServe plc for £53m. Based in Castle Donington, CET is a…

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  • Palatine Strengthens  Portfolio Team

    Palatine Strengthens Portfolio Team

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    PALATINE, the leading mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Georgina Wendon-Smith as a Portfolio Manager. Georgina is well-connected in the professional services sector in the Midlands, having previously supported the Palatine team…

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  • TravelSupermarket and Icelolly joint entity deal completes

    TravelSupermarket and Icelolly joint entity deal completes

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    Holiday comparison brands TravelSupermarket and Icelolly.com have joined together and become Ice Travel Group. The deal, first proposed in mid-May, has now completed, with former Icelolly CEO Richard Singer becoming CEO of…

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  • Palatine-Backed Suntera Global Announces Acquisition in Luxembourg

    Palatine-Backed Suntera Global Announces Acquisition in Luxembourg

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    Suntera Global, provider of fund, corporate and private client services, has acquired Luxembourg-based boutique fund administration and corporate services firm Reference Financial Services SA. The acquisition, which is subject to appropriate regulatory…

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  • CTS acquires Silkstone Environmental in second bolt-on deal of 2021

    CTS acquires Silkstone Environmental in second bolt-on deal of 2021

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    Construction Testing Solutions (CTS), a leading provider of construction consulting and testing services, has completed the acquisition of Silkstone Environmental Limited (SEL), a multi-disciplined consultancy specialising in minerals and waste management planning…

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  • Palatine Agrees the Sale of Financial Adviser Wren Sterling

    Palatine Agrees the Sale of Financial Adviser Wren Sterling

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    We have exchanged contracts for the sale of national independent financial adviser Wren Sterling to the management team supported by investment funds affiliated with Lightyear Capital LLC (Lightyear), which is making a…

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  • Palatine-Backed DTM Acquires Tyrewatch

    Palatine-Backed DTM Acquires Tyrewatch

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    Our Skelmersdale headquartered tyre management specialist DTM, has acquired TyreWatch, Europe’s market leading provider of real-time tyre monitoring technology. Based in Basingstoke, TyreWatch provides digital tyre management services to monitor and manage…

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  • ‘Accelerating the pace of change together’

    ‘Accelerating the pace of change together’

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    After a successful four years, we recently exited our investment in TTC Group, the leading driver risk management and road safety training provider, with the sale of the business to management backed…

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  • Changemaker, Dr Flic Gabbay, tranScrip Partners

    Changemaker, Dr Flic Gabbay, tranScrip Partners

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    ‘We’re making progress, but we’re not there yet’, is Dr Flic Gabbay’s assessment of how attitudes to diversity and inclusion have changed over her distinguished career as a pharmaceutical physician and business…

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  • Celebrating 10 Years of ESG Leadership

    Celebrating 10 Years of ESG Leadership

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    The last ten years have demonstrated a significant shift for both our planet and our attitudes toward protecting it. It’s exciting for us to look back at our sustainability achievements over the…

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  • Key drivers of a successful buy & build strategy in the financial services sector

    Key drivers of a successful buy & build strategy in the financial services sector

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    Thoughts from Rupert Brown, Investment Director and Financial Services Specialist. Buy and build is a key growth strategy for the vast majority of Palatine’s portfolio companies. Around 80% have completed at least…

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  • Palatine Invests In Specialist Home Healthcare Provider Routes

    Palatine Invests In Specialist Home Healthcare Provider Routes

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    We have acquired a majority stake in Routes Healthcare, one of the North’s leading providers of specialist person-centred health and homecare services. Headquartered in the North-West, the business operates from 14 service…

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  • Palatine Invests in Leading Tech Firm FourNet

    Palatine Invests in Leading Tech Firm FourNet

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    We have acquired a majority stake in FourNet, award-winning digital transformation and customer experience specialists with clients including 10 Downing Street, the Cabinet Office, HM Treasury and the Bank of England. Headquartered…

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  • Wren Sterling secures four acquisitions in 2021

    Wren Sterling secures four acquisitions in 2021

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    Wren Sterling has released details of a further three deals completed over the first half of 2021, as it takes its total number of acquisitions in 2021 to four. Sentinel Private Clients…

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  • Palatine Exits TTC Group

    Palatine Exits TTC Group

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    We have successfully exited our investment in TTC Group, the leading driver risk management and road safety training provider, with the sale of our shareholding to the TTC management team supported by…

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  • Inside The Deal: Stuart McLachlan, CEO Anthesis

    Inside The Deal: Stuart McLachlan, CEO Anthesis

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    Palatine recently acquired a significant minority shareholding in fast growing, global sustainability specialist, Anthesis Group, a deal which underlined its long-held commitment and passion for impact investing and the broader ESG agenda….

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  • CTS – making mental health a priority

    CTS – making mental health a priority

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    We spend one-third of our day working, so it has a profound effect on how we feel. Difficult or high-pressured situations can make us feel stressed, but a happy and supportive and…

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  • Palatine-backed Icelolly.com to combine with TravelSupermarket to create a standalone holiday comparison business

    Palatine-backed Icelolly.com to combine with TravelSupermarket to create a standalone holiday comparison business

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    We have agreed to combine our portfolio company Icelolly Marketing Limited (Icelolly) with Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC’s TravelSupermarket (TSM), enabling stronger and broader travel comparison services across both brands. Leeds-based Icelolly.com is an…

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  • Buy and build in the recovery: new opportunities for midlands mid-market firms to scale through acquisition

    Buy and build in the recovery: new opportunities for midlands mid-market firms to scale through acquisition

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    Richard Thomas, Senior Investment Director and Head of Palatine’s Midlands office and Tom Hustler, Investment Manager. In any market, significant disruption creates a fertile breeding ground for consolidation. And few disruptions are…

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  • Earth Day 2021: Sustainability is a financial imperative

    Earth Day 2021: Sustainability is a financial imperative

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    To coincide with Earth Day 2021, we spoke to Brad Blundell, UK Managing Director of Palatine portfolio business Anthesis, about how Carbon Literacy training is arming the wider Palatine portfolio with new…

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  • Palatine portfolio becomes carbon literate

    Palatine portfolio becomes carbon literate

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    We have rolled out Carbon Literacy training across our portfolio of companies, underlining our 10-year leadership in integrating ESG into our portfolio to accelerate business growth sustainably. We are the first private…

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  • Lucion Services accelerates growth with acquisition of Delta-Simons

    Lucion Services accelerates growth with acquisition of Delta-Simons

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    Lucion Services, the leading environmental services group backed by Palatine Private Equity, today announces the acquisition of multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants Ltd. The transaction creates a market-leading group offering a…

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  • EPI Group become the first Carbon Neutral energy consultancy

    EPI Group become the first Carbon Neutral energy consultancy

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    EPI Group, a leading international energy consultancy have been accredited as a ‘CarbonZero Company’ by CO2balance UK Ltd, a first within the energy consulting sector. ‘EPI’s sustainability journey started in 2018 when…

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  • Market-leading sustainability activator to benefit from our expertise in ESG, impact and buy-and build, to accelerate growth.

    Market-leading sustainability activator to benefit from our expertise in ESG, impact and buy-and build, to accelerate growth.

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    We are delighted to announce that we have invested in fast growing, global sustainability specialist, Anthesis Group, underlining our long-held commitment to deliver positive ESG outcomes and our first-mover status in mid-market…

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  • Suntera Global wins Citywealth Awards

    Suntera Global wins Citywealth Awards

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    The global professional services provider took home silver and bronze awards at Citywealth’s International Financial Centre Awards 2021 Suntera Global has won silver for Deal of the Year 2021 for their purchase…

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  • Lucion introduces innovative technology for a safer, greener and more efficient fleet

    Lucion introduces innovative technology for a safer, greener and more efficient fleet

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    Gateshead-headquartered Lucion Services, an international leader in environmental risk management services, has announced the roll-out of Lightfoot’s in-vehicle driver efficiency technology and rewards platform to its fleet of 197 vans. The decision…

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  • CET celebrates a magnificent eight during National Apprenticeship Week #NAW2021

    CET celebrates a magnificent eight during National Apprenticeship Week #NAW2021

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    CET is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2021 by catching-up with some of its recent intake of apprentices to learn how they are each adjusting to their new role. In the past two…

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  • Palatine-backed CTS builds for the future with second strategic bolt-on deal in two months

    Palatine-backed CTS builds for the future with second strategic bolt-on deal in two months

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    Construction Testing Solutions (CTS), the leading provider of construction-related professional services, has acquired Nicholls Colton Group in a second strategic bolt-on deal in just two months. CTS, backed by Palatine since November…

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  • Palatine hires experienced Investor Relations Director

    Palatine hires experienced Investor Relations Director

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    Palatine, the leading mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Tim Crowley as Director of Investor Relations. He will work alongside Gary Tipper, Palatine’s Managing Partner, and the business’ senior management team to…

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  • Palatine’s Impact Fund backs growth in specialist pharma services provider tranScrip

    Palatine’s Impact Fund backs growth in specialist pharma services provider tranScrip

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the seventh investment from its Impact Fund, with the acquisition of a significant minority stake in tranScrip, a fast-growing global business playing a key role in the…

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  • Suntera Global appoints Global Head of Marketing

    Suntera Global appoints Global Head of Marketing

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    Suntera Global has announced that Cara Pyper has been appointed as their Global Head of Marketing. Cara has over twenty years’ experience in marketing. Prior to joining Suntera Global, Cara was Senior…

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  • Palatine promotes Stephanie Wall to ESG Director

    Palatine promotes Stephanie Wall to ESG Director

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    Palatine, the leading mid-market private equity firm, has promoted Stephanie Wall to the position of ESG Director as it continues to drive its pioneering approach to responsible investing. In her new role…

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