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  • Anthesis accelerates growth with international Net Zero deal

    Anthesis accelerates growth with international Net Zero deal

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    Anthesis, the fast-growing global sustainability specialist, has announced its second strategic deal this year with Netherlands-based consultancy, Climate Neutral Group, joining the Anthesis Group. Climate Neutral Group is a Net Zero authority…

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  • Palatine backed Suntera continues strategic growth journey

    Palatine backed Suntera continues strategic growth journey

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    Suntera Global has made a a key acquisition, further enhancing its presence in the Channel Islands. The acquisition of specialist fiduciary services provider, Nedgroup Trust Limited, which is subject to regulatory approvals,…

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  • Two new partners among raft of promotions at Palatine after milestone year

    Two new partners among raft of promotions at Palatine after milestone year

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    We have announced a raft of promotions reflecting our team’s contribution over the past 12 months, which saw record levels of investment and exit activity. Richard Thomas, who leads Palatine’s Midlands office…

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  • Awards for companies Operating Sustainably, Consciously and Responsibly

    Awards for companies Operating Sustainably, Consciously and Responsibly

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      Enthusiasm and Potential Award Winner: NRG As experts in specialist fleet and tyre management, NRG has demonstrated clear enthusiasm and commitment towards building a winning ESG strategy to strengthen and position…

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  • Anthesis Group acquires Canadian Agri-food sustainability consultancy

    Anthesis Group acquires Canadian Agri-food sustainability consultancy

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    Anthesis, the largest group of dedicated sustainability professionals globally, has announced the acquisition of Provision Coalition Inc., a Canadian-based consultancy focused on sustainability in the Agri-food sector. The acquisition is an important…

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  • Sustainable and Impact Investing – What’s the Difference?

    Sustainable and Impact Investing – What’s the Difference?

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    Sustainable investing and Impact investing are often confused as two sides of the same coin but there are some clear and important differences, explains Beth Houghton, head of Palatine’s Impact Fund. Sustainability,…

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  • Palatine Completes the Sale of Financial Adviser Wren Sterling

    Palatine Completes the Sale of Financial Adviser Wren Sterling

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    We have completed 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 majority investment…

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  • Lucion Group acquires leading radiation protection consultancy

    Lucion Group acquires leading radiation protection consultancy

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    Lucion Group, the leading environmental services company, has acquired specialist consultancy Aberdeen Radiation Protection Services (ARPS) Ltd, in a strategic deal that strengthens its capabilities in the nuclear sector. The deal, which…

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  • CTS to step-up growth after refinancing

    CTS to step-up growth after refinancing

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    Construction Testing Solutions (CTS), provider of construction and infrastructure testing and consulting services, has completed a multi-million pound refinancing with European credit specialist Kartesia. The new funding will support the ambitious Leicester-headquartered…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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-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-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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  • Character World Sustainability – Making a Step Change

    Character World Sustainability – Making a Step Change

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    When a global pandemic is disrupting your supply chain and you’re scrambling to get products out and on shelves while ensuring that warehouses and manufacturing plants operate safely, focusing on reducing single-use…

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  • Palatine win Investor of the Year at the Education Investor Awards 2020

    Palatine win Investor of the Year at the Education Investor Awards 2020

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    Palatine Private Equity have won the Investor of the Year Award at the Education Investor Awards 2020. Palatine were celebrated for their pioneering approach to backing businesses which have a positive impact…

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  • Palatine backed Acora completes first acquisition since investment

    Palatine backed Acora completes first acquisition since investment

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    Managed Services IT company Acora has completed its first acquisition following Palatine Private Equity’s investment in the business in April 2020. Acora’s strategy is to augment organic growth by adding strategically- significant acquisitions to…

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  • Palatine-backed CET Infrastructure acquires CGL in strategic bolt-on deal

    Palatine-backed CET Infrastructure acquires CGL in strategic bolt-on deal

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    CET Infrastructure, the leading provider of specialist geotechnical, environmental and materials testing services to the construction and engineering sector, has continued its buy-and-build growth strategy with the acquisition of Card Geotechnics Limited (CGL)….

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  • Buy and build: a smart strategy for disruptive times – Ed Fazakerley

    Buy and build: a smart strategy for disruptive times – Ed Fazakerley

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    The increasing prevalence of buy and build strategies in private equity was clear before COVID-19 struck. Rising competition for larger businesses, especially in white-hot growth industries, has steadily pushed up valuations over…

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  • Beth Houghton named on Real Deals Future 40 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders list

    Beth Houghton named on Real Deals Future 40 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders list

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    Palatine Private Equity partner & head of impact investing fund, Beth Houghton, has won a spot on Real Deals’ Future 40 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders list. Beth joined Palatine Private Equity in 2007…

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  • Ethical investment entering the mainstream

    Ethical investment entering the mainstream

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    In October Palatine completed the sixth investment from its Impact fund, which backs profitable businesses that have a clear, positive impact on society or the environment. There’s been an undeniable growth in…

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  • TTC gains IIP ‘We Invest in People’ accreditation

    TTC gains IIP ‘We Invest in People’ accreditation

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    TTC is delighted to be awarded the Investors in People ‘We Invest in People’ accreditation. Having undergone several months of assessment, information gathering and surveying staff opinions throughout the business, we are…

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  • Behind the Deal: Luke Muscat, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Back2Work Group

    Behind the Deal: Luke Muscat, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Back2Work Group

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    PALATINE Private Equity’s Impact Fund has taken a stake in fast-growing skills, training and apprenticeships provider Back2Work Group. Luke Muscat, co-founder and Managing Director, describes building the business and what he hopes…

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  • Palatine’s Impact Fund Invests in Back2Work Group

    Palatine’s Impact Fund Invests in Back2Work Group

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    PALATINE Private Equity has completed the sixth investment from its Impact Fund, with the acquisition of a stake in a fast-growing training company which helps individuals return to employment and develop new…

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  • TTC Group continues to broaden its portfolio of market leading products and services, now reaching more than one million UK drivers every year.

    TTC Group continues to broaden its portfolio of market leading products and services, now reaching more than one million UK drivers every year.

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    During the COVID-19 pandemic, that has had a devastating impact on people’s lives and businesses throughout the world, TTC Group has continued to adapt and develop new services that will ensure all…

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  • Palatine awarded Responsible Investor of the Year for second consecutive year

    Palatine awarded Responsible Investor of the Year for second consecutive year

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    We are grateful to have won the ‘Responsible Investor of the year’ award at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards, for two consecutive years! The Unquote judges and the voting public were…

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  • TTC Crowned Champion for Excellence in Environment, Social and Governance Practices

    TTC Crowned Champion for Excellence in Environment, Social and Governance Practices

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    Portfolio company TTC Group, won the ‘Portfolio Company Award’ at the BVCA Responsible Investment Awards 2020. This is a consecutive win for a Palatine backed business, with The Alchemist awarded ESG champion…

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  • Palatine Strengthens Impact Fund Team

    Palatine Strengthens Impact Fund Team

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    PALATINE, the leading mid-market private equity firm, has appointed Greg Holmes as an investment manager in its Impact Fund team based in Manchester. Palatine’s award-winning Impact Fund was launched in 2017 and invests in…

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  • Tom Wildig named Young Financier of the Year at Insider Young Professionals Awards 2020

    Tom Wildig named Young Financier of the Year at Insider Young Professionals Awards 2020

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    Investment Director, Tom Wildig has been named ‘Young Financier of the Year’ at this year’s Insider Young Professionals Awards. Tom was celebrated for the integral part he played in two of the most significant…

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  • Palatine backs growth at NRG Fleet Services

    Palatine backs growth at NRG Fleet Services

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    PALATINE Private Equity, the leading mid-market private equity firm, has completed the maiden investment from its fourth buyout fund (Fund IV) with the acquisition of a majority shareholding in NRG Fleet Services…

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  • SMP Group rebrands to Suntera Global

    SMP Group rebrands to Suntera Global

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    The international provider of corporate, fund and private client services formerly known as SMP Group has announced the launch of a new brand identity: Suntera Global. The group’s heritage stretches back forty…

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  • Woking IFA acquired by Wren Sterling

    Woking IFA acquired by Wren Sterling

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    Palatine Private Equity backed Wren Sterling has completed a deal with Corimar Holdings Ltd to purchase the assets of Frobisher Capital Ltd, an independent financial advisory business based in Woking. The deal…

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  • Suntera Global completes acquisition of RBC Corporate Services Hong Kong Ltd

    Suntera Global completes acquisition of RBC Corporate Services Hong Kong Ltd

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    Following a deal announcement in April, Suntera Global has today confirmed that it has secured regulatory approval from the HK Companies Registry and completed the acquisition of RBC Corporate Services Hong Kong…

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  • Palatine join several private equity investors in committing to action against climate change

    Palatine join several private equity investors in committing to action against climate change

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    A group of leading private equity investors have joined forces to create the first international network of Initiative Climat International (iCI). In establishing a UK iCI network, these investors collectively commit to…

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  • Veincentre Success Stories

    Veincentre Success Stories

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    Veincentre receives feedback from patients each year on how the treatment has affected their lives and sense of wellbeing. Many of these focus on how the treatment has enabled them to re-connect…

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  • Estio Success Stories

    Estio Success Stories

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    Travis – Level 3 Infrastructure Technician – introduced to the education sector by Estio and helped to rebuild his confidence after a false start to his career. Choosing an apprenticeship wasn’t just about…

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  • Palatine appoints new Partner to Impact Fund team

    Palatine appoints new Partner to Impact Fund team

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    Palatine Private Equity has bolstered its investment team in the South with the appointment of Tristan Craddock as partner in its Impact Team. Tristan will work alongside partners Beth Houghton and Zoe…

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  • TTC secures Lex Autolease fleet safety contract

    TTC secures Lex Autolease fleet safety contract

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    The Telford-based company has become a preferred provider to the UK’s largest vehicle leasing company and will potentially be supporting 130 companies to use Continuum, an innovative online driver management solution. This…

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  • Creating value through collaboration

    Creating value through collaboration

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    Connecting our management teams to download knowledge, share stories, exchange resources and tools is critical to our value creation approach and helps accelerate processes, alleviating time and reducing costs for these businesses….

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  • COVID-19 – Stepping up to the challenge

    COVID-19 – Stepping up to the challenge

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    We would like to take this opportunity to thank our management teams for their resilience, adaptability and the commitment they have shown to their employees during these unprecedented times. Follow the link…

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  • Palatine-backed SMP Group makes international acquisition

    Palatine-backed SMP Group makes international acquisition

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    Global professional and financial services group SMP has announced a deal to acquire RBC Corporate Services Hong Kong, a division of RBC Investor & Treasury Services. The transaction is subject to regulatory…

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  • TTC supports vaccine research for Covid-19

    TTC supports vaccine research for Covid-19

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    Folding@Home is a project ran for the last 20 years by the Pande Lab at Stanford University. It is a volunteer project which organises thousands of ordinary personal computers to break down…

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  • Palatine invests in technology provider

    Palatine invests in technology provider

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    Palatine Private Equity has backed Acora, a managed IT services provider, as it looks to expand its service capabilities through a buy-and-build strategy. Acora has traded for more than 25 years, providing…

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  • The Alchemist to open its first venue south of the River Thames at Embassy Gardens

    The Alchemist to open its first venue south of the River Thames at Embassy Gardens

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    This spring, creative cocktail bar and restaurant concept, The Alchemist, will be opening on Tuesday 24 March at the riverside neighbourhood Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms. Off the back of a hugely…

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  • TTC Group completes Licence Bureau acquisition

    TTC Group completes Licence Bureau acquisition

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    The strategic acquisition sees TTC Group broaden its corporate fleet customer base and further strengthen its compliance capability within its proprietary technology platform, Continuum. Founded in 2003, Licence Bureau provides licence checking…

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  • CET wins Best Employee Engagement Initiative

    CET wins Best Employee Engagement Initiative

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    The CET Group has won the award for Best Employee Engagement Initiative at the LV GI Claims Partner Awards, based on its investment in Mental Health Awareness over the last 12 months….

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  • Palatine announces six director promotions

    Palatine announces six director promotions

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    Palatine Private Equity has made six promotions across its UK business reflecting a successful business and portfolio performance over the past 12 months with a strong pipeline to pursue this year. The…

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  • Wren Sterling now offers impact investing option for clients

    Wren Sterling now offers impact investing option for clients

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    Wren Sterling has launched an impact investing option for its clients, allowing them to invest in a range of funds designed to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact, alongside financial return….

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  • icelolly.com named Travel Website of the Year at Northern Dev Awards

    icelolly.com named Travel Website of the Year at Northern Dev Awards

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    icelolly.com has been named Travel Website of the Year at the inaugural Northern Dev Awards, which celebrate the work, companies, agencies and individuals who are delivering exceptional, effective and innovative website excellence…

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  • Palatine sells Vernacare to H.I.G Capital

    Palatine sells Vernacare to H.I.G Capital

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the exit of Vernacare Limited, the North-West based healthcare products specialist. Established in 1964, Vernacare is a leading international healthcare products manufacturer, with infection-prevention as its core…

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  • Veincentre targets UK rollout with new seven-figure refinance

    Veincentre targets UK rollout with new seven-figure refinance

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    Veincentre, the UK’s leading provider of treatment for varicose veins, is looking to expand its number of clinics across the UK this year having secured a seven-figure refinance from Santander following investment…

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  • Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of tenth leisure park

    Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of tenth leisure park

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    Verdant Leisure has today, 24 January 2020, announced the acquisition of its tenth leisure park. Erigmore Estate in Perthshire is the second holiday park purchase in the last 18 months for the…

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  • icelolly.com announce senior management appointments

    icelolly.com announce senior management appointments

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    Simon Lloyd has been appointed as icelolly.com’s new Chief Marketing Officer and will start his new role on 6th January 2020. Simon has previously held a number of executive roles with leading British brands…

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  • icelolly.com named ‘UK’s Best Travel Comparison Website’ at prestigious British Travel Awards

    icelolly.com named ‘UK’s Best Travel Comparison Website’ at prestigious British Travel Awards

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    The announcement was made on 27 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London and attended by nearly a thousand travel industry people. In addition to winning the Gold Award…

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  • Palatine holds one day Sales Forum

    Palatine holds one day Sales Forum

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    An integral part of Palatine’s value creation approach is facilitating opportunities for our portfolio companies to form connections and share knowledge, experiences and ideas with their peers. With this in mind, we…

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  • icelolly.com named Travel Brand of the Year at Travolution Awards

    icelolly.com named Travel Brand of the Year at Travolution Awards

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    Leeds-based icelolly.com triumphs at the industry’s leading awards for innovation and excellence in travel focussing on brands in online, digital and tech. icelolly.com, the UK’s leading holiday comparison and deals website based on Park…

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  • EPI establish Indian entity

    EPI establish Indian entity

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    A ‘Project Office’ has been set-up to support significant work being done to develop a large number of new blocks recently leased for exploration. The work, which is expected to continue for…

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  • CET Infrastructure achieves FORS Silver accreditation

    CET Infrastructure achieves FORS Silver accreditation

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    CET Infrastructure has qualified for Silver accreditation from the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS), thanks to its commitment to training, health and safety awareness and environmental impact initiatives. Over the last three…

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  • Verdant Leisure receives highest accreditation from Best Companies

    Verdant Leisure receives highest accreditation from Best Companies

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    Bespoke holiday park operator, Verdant Leisure, is delighted to announce it has been awarded 3 Stars by Best Companies. The 3 Star accreditation is the highest position of recognition that a company…

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  • The Alchemist Awarded ESG Champion 2019

    The Alchemist Awarded ESG Champion 2019

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    The BVCA Responsible Investment Awards are Europe’s only awards that recognise and celebrate outstanding ESG practices within private equity and venture capital. Beating off strong competition from private equity backed businesses across…

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  • Over £12,400 raised at charity events in London and Birmingham

    Over £12,400 raised at charity events in London and Birmingham

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    We recently held charity darts tournaments in London and Birmingham raising over £12,400. The London event was in support of the New Horizon Youth Centre, a charity initiative that provides help and…

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  • Palatine named Responsible Investor of the Year 2019

    Palatine named Responsible Investor of the Year 2019

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    As pioneers within mid-market private equity for embedding environmental, social and governance (ESG) management into our investment life-cycle, we are delighted to receive further industry recognition for our outstanding commitment to investing…

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  • Trade Skills 4U reaps rewards following Palatine investment

    Trade Skills 4U reaps rewards following Palatine investment

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    Established in 2005 and originally based in Gatwick and Warrington, Trade Skills 4U was founded by Carl Bennett who identified a gap in the market to provide specialist training to post-college age…

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  • icelolly.com holiday searches ‘substantially up’ following Thomas Cook collapse

    icelolly.com holiday searches ‘substantially up’ following Thomas Cook collapse

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    icelolly.com saw a substantial spike in searches on its deals and holiday comparison platform as holidaymakers looked to book a holiday or amend their travel plans after Thomas Cook ceased trading on…

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  • Verdant Leisure completes refinancing to drive buy and build strategy

    Verdant Leisure completes refinancing to drive buy and build strategy

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    Verdant Leisure operates nine holiday parks based in Southern Scotland and North East England with 3,000 pitches, comprising of privately owned lodges and holiday homes, holiday lettings and touring facilities. Since Palatine…

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  • Vernacare refinancing paves the way for further growth

    Vernacare refinancing paves the way for further growth

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    The deal sees the repayment of existing debt facilities provided by Tosca Debt Capital and allows Palatine to return significant sums to its investors. The new facilities were provided by Pemberton with…

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  • Hustler named Emerging Dealmaker of the Year

    Hustler named Emerging Dealmaker of the Year

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    Earlier this year Tom received commendation under the ‘Young Dealmaker of the Year’ category at the East Midlands Dealmakers and has now been awarded ‘Emerging Dealmaker of the Year’ at the Midlands…

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  • SMP Group completes acquisition of Helm Trust Company

    SMP Group completes acquisition of Helm Trust Company

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    The deal, originally announced in July, has been approved by the Jersey Financial Services Commission. Helm has now begun trading as SMP Helm Trust Company Limited (SMP Helm), as part of a…

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  • CET UK secures second bolt-on in six months

    CET UK secures second bolt-on in six months

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    CET UK has completed the acquisition of the Esseltest Ltd, a construction materials testing specialist based in the Midlands, with the support of Palatine Private Equity. Esseltest provides comprehensive testing services to…

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  • Palatine-backed Lucion Services acquires Askams

    Palatine-backed Lucion Services acquires Askams

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    Lucion is a multidisciplinary risk management group focused on hazardous materials, with a market-leading presence in the compliance market. Headquartered in Gateshead and operating nationally, the group works with its clients to…

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  • Veincentre secures investment from Palatine Impact Fund

    Veincentre secures investment from Palatine Impact Fund

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    Manchester-based Palatine Private Equity has completed a significant investment into Veincentre, the UK’s leading clinic specialising in state-of-the-art treatment for varicose veins. The deal marks the fourth investment from Palatine’s £100m Impact…

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  • Trade Skills 4U open new training centre in Coventry

    Trade Skills 4U open new training centre in Coventry

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    Electrical training provider Trade Skills 4U today announced the opening of their new training centre at Westwood Business Park in Coventry. The company, established in 2005 has been training electricians from across the country…

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  • Estio doubles turnover following Palatine investment

    Estio doubles turnover following Palatine investment

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    Estio Training has doubled turnover and headcount since receiving investment from Palatine Private Equity in September 2018. Since the deal, which was the third from Palatine’s £100m Impact Fund, Estio has become…

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  • Middleton Katz joins SMP Group

    Middleton Katz joins SMP Group

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    Isle of Man-based corporate services provider Middleton Katz has today announced a deal to join the SMP Group, a global professional and financial services group. The transaction has been approved by the…

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  • Wren Sterling acquisition takes total assets under advice to £3.3bn

    Wren Sterling acquisition takes total assets under advice to £3.3bn

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    Wren Sterling has announced the acquisition of T D Armstrong Financial Planning Limited (T D Armstrong), a Dunfermline-based independent financial planning business. The deal will secure around £116m of assets under advice,…

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  • People: A strategy for success

    People: A strategy for success

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    Investing in people from the boardroom to the shop floor is the key to achieving maximum value and excellent returns. People are at the heart of our investment philosophy. We believe that…

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  • SMP Group secures major Jersey acquisition

    SMP Group secures major Jersey acquisition

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    SMP Group, a global professional and financial services group headquartered in the Isle of Man has today announced a deal to acquire Helm Trust Company Limited, a highly regarded trust and corporate…

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  • Beth Houghton named Changemaker of the Year

    Beth Houghton named Changemaker of the Year

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    Beth Houghton has been named winner of the inaugural ‘Changemaker of the Year award’, at The North West Rainmaker Awards 2019. Now in its fourth year, the Rainmakers Awards are different because…

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  • Palatine completes MBO of SMP Group

    Palatine completes MBO of SMP Group

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the management buyout of SMP Group, following the receipt of regulatory approval Established in 2007, SMP Group has grown into a leading international provider of fund administration…

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  • Palatine supports Manchester Access Programme Scholarships

    Palatine supports Manchester Access Programme Scholarships

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    Palatine Private Equity has pledged to support the Manchester Access Programme Scholarships (MAP). The scholarship programme, headed by the University of Manchester, is targeted at students in Greater Manchester who come from…

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  • TTC Group acquires Business Driver Fleet Risk Management

    TTC Group acquires Business Driver Fleet Risk Management

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    TTC Group, a leading provider of driver and cycling education in the UK, has strengthened its position by acquiring Business Driver for an undisclosed sum. Based in Richmond, West London, Business Driver…

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  • Palatine scoops two awards at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers 2019

    Palatine scoops two awards at the Insider East Midlands Dealmakers 2019

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    Richard Thomas was crowned ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ for the second time following a great year in the region for Palatine. In the last twelve months Thomas has been integral to a…

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  • TIC in the box for Palatine

    TIC in the box for Palatine

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    Palatine Private Equity has supported the management buyout of technology-driven testing, inspection and certification (TIC) business Lucion Services. Founded in 2003, Lucion is a multidisciplinary risk management group focused on hazardous materials,…

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  • Palatine PE targets £100m investment in the Midlands

    Palatine PE targets £100m investment in the Midlands

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    Palatine Private Equity is targeting the £100m investment mark in Midlands businesses, having pumped £55m into the region over the last three years. The firm opened its Midlands office in December 2015,…

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  • Painter named Young Financier of the Year at the North West Insider Young Professionals Awards

    Painter named Young Financier of the Year at the North West Insider Young Professionals Awards

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    James Painter has been named Young Financier of the Year, at the North West Insider Young Professionals Awards. In the qualifying period alone, James has completed one new deal, two bolt-on acquisitions…

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  • Palatine holds ‘Powering Growth Through Digital’ one day workshop

    Palatine holds ‘Powering Growth Through Digital’ one day workshop

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    An integral part of Palatine’s value creation approach is facilitating opportunities for our portfolio companies to connect with each other, share knowledge, ideas and lessons learned from a wide breadth of expertise….

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  • Cyberfort Group acquires defensive cyber specialist Auriga Consulting

    Cyberfort Group acquires defensive cyber specialist Auriga Consulting

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    The Cyberfort Group has strengthened its end-to-end data security proposition with the acquisition of Auriga Consulting for an undisclosed sum. As a centre of excellence in cyber security, assurance and monitoring services,…

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  • The Alchemist launches augmented reality cocktail menu

    The Alchemist launches augmented reality cocktail menu

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    Premium bar and restaurant operator, The Alchemist, has conjured up a unique experience for customers by launching its first augmented reality cocktail menu and app. The Alchemist – founded in 2010 and currently…

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  • Verdant Leisure named 14th best company to work for in Scotland

    Verdant Leisure named 14th best company to work for in Scotland

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    Portfolio company, Verdant Leisure, have been named 14th in the Best Companies’ top 50 companies to work for in Scotland. Portfolio company, Verdant Leisure, have been named 14th in the Best Companies’ top 50 companies…

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  • James Painter nominated for Young Financier of the Year award

    James Painter nominated for Young Financier of the Year award

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    Investment Manager, James Painter, has been nominated for Young Financier of the Year, at the Insider Media North West Young Professional Awards 2019. James joined Palatine in February 2016 from KPMG Corporate…

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  • Beth Houghton speaks at ClearlySo Impact Investment Funds Conference

    Beth Houghton speaks at ClearlySo Impact Investment Funds Conference

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    Partner, Beth Houghton, recently appeared as a guest panellist for ClearlySo at their first ever UK Impact Investment Funds Conference. The Conference brought together a wide spectrum of professionals working within the…

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  • Palatine completes MBO of SMP Group

    Palatine completes MBO of SMP Group

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed an MBO with SMP Group, the corporate, trust and professional services provider. The MBO, which is subject to regulatory approval, comes as part of a planned leadership…

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  • Palatine accelerates CET growth plan with bolt-on acquisition

    Palatine accelerates CET growth plan with bolt-on acquisition

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    Midlands-based CET UK has completed the acquisition of the business and assets of Enverity Ltd, a geotechnical and construction materials testing specialist, with the support of Palatine Private Equity. The acquisition comes…

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  • Palatine bolsters its Business Development Team

    Palatine bolsters its Business Development Team

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    Palatine Private Equity has boosted headcount in its Manchester office with the appointment of David Chapman as Business Development Manager. David has over 10 years’ experience in business development, with five of…

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  • Balanceability chosen to get schools cycling

    Balanceability chosen to get schools cycling

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    Balanceability chosen to get schools cycling as part of Whitehill and Bordon’s Healthy New Town pledge A specialist cycle training scheme has been chosen to play a key role in Whitehill and…

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  • Palatine announces raft of senior promotions

    Palatine announces raft of senior promotions

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    Palatine Private Equity has made four promotions across its UK business following one of the firm’s most successful and active years. Within its Manchester office, Charlotte Ashton has been promoted to Senior…

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  • Major contract extensions secured by driver education specialist

    Major contract extensions secured by driver education specialist

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    A driver education specialist, which has its HQ in Telford, has secured two major contract extensions to help continue to make roads in Cumbria and Northern Ireland safer. TTC Group, which supports…

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  • CET set for expansion following investment from Palatine Private Equity

    CET set for expansion following investment from Palatine Private Equity

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the secondary buyout of CET UK, a specialist provider of infrastructure and property assurance services. Palatine has taken a majority stake in the company, which employs over…

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  • Palatine partners with the Tackle4MCR Fund

    Palatine partners with the Tackle4MCR Fund

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    Palatine Private Equity has partnered up with Tackle4MCR, the newly established charity initiative addressing rough sleeping in Manchester. The charity, which is spearheaded by Manchester City Football Club captain Vincent Kompany and…

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  • Verdant leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of ninth leisure park

    Verdant leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of ninth leisure park

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    Verdant Leisure has today, 19 October 2018, announced the acquisition of its ninth leisure park. Queensberry Bay Holiday Park & Spa, on the Dumfries and Galloway coastline in south west Scotland is the…

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  • Palatine exits Liverpool investment after completing French deal

    Palatine exits Liverpool investment after completing French deal

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    Palatine Private Equity has exited its investment in the telecoms arm of Liverpool-headquartered MJ Quinn following a sale to a French-headquartered counterpart. MJ Quinn specialises in the provision of a variety of…

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  • Palatine Private Equity raises over £6000 for mentoring charity, Reach Out, at annual darts event

    Palatine Private Equity raises over £6000 for mentoring charity, Reach Out, at annual darts event

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    On the 27th September 2018, Palatine Private Equity organised its third annual corporate charity event night in support to Reach Out, a mentoring charity working with children aged 9-18yrs from disadvantaged backgrounds in…

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  • Palatine crowned Small Buyout House of the Year

    Palatine crowned Small Buyout House of the Year

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    Palatine Private Equity took home the award for Small Buyout House of the Year at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards earlier this week. The win comes on the back of an…

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  • Private Equity Backing For Apprenticeships Provider

    Private Equity Backing For Apprenticeships Provider

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    A Leeds-based provider of IT, digital and technology apprenticeships, which also operates in Manchester and London, is targeting expansion into Birmingham after securing investment from Palatine Private Equity. Estio Training offers ten…

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  • Thomas Crowned Midlands Dealmaker Of The Year

    Thomas Crowned Midlands Dealmaker Of The Year

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    Palatine Private Equity’s Richard Thomas took home the coveted Dealmaker of the Year accolade from the 2018 Midlands Dealmakers Award marking a great year in the region for Palatine. Thomas has been…

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  • Back to the shop floor for Gusto HQ

    Back to the shop floor for Gusto HQ

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    On Thursday the 23rd of August the entire head office support team at Gusto Italian headed back to the shop floor for their inaugural Make A Difference day. All 18 members, including…

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  • Trade Skills 4U Group Launches New Electrical Training For Business Division

    Trade Skills 4U Group Launches New Electrical Training For Business Division

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    This summer the Trade Skills 4U group, the UK’s No. 1 electrical training specialist, launches its new corporate division, Trade Skills Business, offering electrical training programmes for business. This new division will focus…

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  • Trade Skills 4U open four new electrical training facilities

    Trade Skills 4U open four new electrical training facilities

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    Trade Skills 4U, the UK’s premier electrical training company is excited to announce the opening of four brand new facilities based at Durham CCC, Cardiff, Hatfield and Coventry. Established in 2005 Trade…

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  • London, The Alchemist is calling

    London, The Alchemist is calling

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    Premium bar and restaurant, The Alchemist has secured two new central London locations, adding to its ever-growing presence across the UK. The openings follow the success of its current Bevis Marks venue, and will…

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  • Cyberfort Group acquires cyber security consultancy Agenci

    Cyberfort Group acquires cyber security consultancy Agenci

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    The Cyberfort Group has bolstered its ranks with the acquisition of cyber security consultancy Agenci for an undisclosed sum. The transaction adds a third business to the Cyberfort Group, with Agenci joining ultra-secure…

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  • All OnSide for Palatine’s Charity Golf Event

    All OnSide for Palatine’s Charity Golf Event

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    Now in its sixth year, Palatine Private Equity’s annual corporate charity event took a new turn this year, teeing off at Junkyard Golf in Manchester. On Wednesday 23rd May 2018, teams from…

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  • Victory for e-days at the Nottingham Post Business Awards 2018

    Victory for e-days at the Nottingham Post Business Awards 2018

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    On Tuesday 29th May 2018 a team of 5 from e-days Absence Management attended the Nottingham Post Business Awards 2018 having been nominated for two awards, the ‘SME of the Year’ and…

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  • ZYROFISHER acquires Royal Velo France (RVF) to accelerate expansion strategy

    ZYROFISHER acquires Royal Velo France (RVF) to accelerate expansion strategy

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    ZYROFISHER, formed in 2016 through the combination of cycling parts and accessories distributors Zyro and Fisher Outdoor Leisure has headquarters in Darlington in the north of England and represents over 50 market…

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  • TTC aims to make more Yorkshire roads safer after trio of contract wins

    TTC aims to make more Yorkshire roads safer after trio of contract wins

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    TTC Group has secured a trio of contracts to deliver driver education courses across Yorkshire it has been announced today. The company, which educates more than 350,000 motorists every year, will continue…

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  • Palatine achieves over 3x return and 96% IRR on Westleigh exit

    Palatine achieves over 3x return and 96% IRR on Westleigh exit

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the successful sale of Westleigh to Countryside Properties Plc, achieving over a 3x return and 96% IRR within less than two years of making the original investment….

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  • Palatine exits WHP in tertiary buyout to Equistone

    Palatine exits WHP in tertiary buyout to Equistone

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the exit of WHP in a tertiary management buyout to Equistone Partners Europe. WHP is the leading provider of end-to-end services for the planning, design, acquisition, deployment,…

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  • Gusto appoints new Managing Director

    Gusto appoints new Managing Director

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    Gusto Restaurants has appointed Matt Snell as its new Managing Director. Matt recently joined the group as Commercial Director and will take over the reins from current MD Sue Crimes in April….

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  • Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of eighth leisure park

    Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of eighth leisure park

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    Verdant Leisure has today, 2 February 2018, announced the acquisition of its eighth leisure park. Scoutscroft Holiday Centre in the Scottish Borders is the fourth holiday park purchase in the last 18…

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  • John Charcol launches new interactive mortgage comparison tool

    John Charcol launches new interactive mortgage comparison tool

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    John Charcol, the UK’s original independent mortgage experts have announced the integration of Twenty7Tec’s mortgage sourcing software into their online mortgage comparison tables. The integration with Twenty7Tec provides a comprehensive, consumer facing…

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  • The Alchemist kicks off the new year with a £16m investment from Santander

    The Alchemist kicks off the new year with a £16m investment from Santander

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    Premium bar and restaurant, The Alchemist, has secured an additional £16 million finance package from existing debt funders, Santander, to support its continued growth plans across the UK. The new capital from…

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  • Palatine backs Zyrofisher in expansion plan

    Palatine backs Zyrofisher in expansion plan

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    Palatine Private Equity has invested in ZyroFisher, the leading cycling parts and accessories distributor, alongside mid-market private equity investor LDC as both firms provide the financial firepower to support the business’s continued…

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  • Vernacare acquires Synergy Healthcare Consumable Solutions

    Vernacare acquires Synergy Healthcare Consumable Solutions

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    Vernacare has acquired Synergy Health Healthcare Consumable Solutions (HCS) from STERIS plc for an undisclosed sum. The two businesses will come together under the Vernacare brand. Vernacare is the UK’s market-leading provider…

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  • Happy e-days following Palatine Impact investment

    Happy e-days following Palatine Impact investment

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    Palatine Impact has completed a significant investment into e-days, the rapidly growing provider of employee absentee management software. This is the second deal from Palatine Private Equity’s Impact Fund, a £100m investment…

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  • Palatine makes first Impact investment in Trade Skills 4U

    Palatine makes first Impact investment in Trade Skills 4U

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    Palatine Private Equity has invested in Trade Skills 4U, a market leader in electrical training courses in the UK. This marks the first deal from Palatine’s Impact Fund, an investment vehicle targeting…

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  • Palatine completes investment in Ultra Secure IT hosting business, The Bunker

    Palatine completes investment in Ultra Secure IT hosting business, The Bunker

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    Palatine Private Equity has invested in The Bunker, one of the UK’s leading providers of ultra-secure managed IT services to mid-market UK companies. The transaction sees Palatine back the current management team,…

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  • Palatine completes TTC investment

    Palatine completes TTC investment

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    Palatine Private Equity has invested in TTC Group, a leading provider of road user and cycling education courses in the UK. The transaction was introduced by EY Corporate Finance in Birmingham who…

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  • Palatine secures successful exit on sale of Chase Templeton

    Palatine secures successful exit on sale of Chase Templeton

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the successful sale of Chase Templeton to Nevada Investments following a period of extraordinary growth for the private medical insurance provider. The private equity firm initially backed…

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  • Leicestershire housebuilder scoops bronze at Considerate Constructors Scheme awards

    Leicestershire housebuilder scoops bronze at Considerate Constructors Scheme awards

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    Leicestershire-based housing developer Westleigh is celebrating after picking up bronze awards at the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS)’s National Site Awards, for the exceptional standards reached at two of its sites in the…

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  • icelolly.com claims top management award

    icelolly.com claims top management award

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    Leeds-based holiday price comparison website icelolly.com has been recognised by leading private equity and venture capital organisation BVCA, winning the regional business transformation management team award for Yorkshire and the North East….

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  • icelolly.com claims top management award

    icelolly.com claims top management award

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    Leeds-based holiday price comparison website icelolly.com has been recognised by leading private equity and venture capital organisation BVCA, winning the regional business transformation management team award for Yorkshire and the North East….

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  • Gusto feasts on £9m to accelerate nationwide roll out

    Gusto feasts on £9m to accelerate nationwide roll out

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    Private equity backed Gusto Restaurants Limited has secured an additional £9m funding package from Santander to support its growth plans and target new sites across the UK. Gusto is a fast growing…

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  • Pokémon selling fast at Character World

    Pokémon selling fast at Character World

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    LEADING LICENSING BUSINESS, Character World is readying itself for a surge in sales of Pokémon textiles as the Pokémon Company continues to push new content across multiple platforms in 2017. The Pokémon…

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  • Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of seventh leisure park

    Verdant Leisure continues investment drive with the acquisition of seventh leisure park

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    Palatine Private Equity backed holiday park group, Verdant Leisure has announced the acquisition of its seventh leisure park. Crosslaw Caravan Park in the Scottish Borders is the third holiday park purchase in…

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  • Wren Sterling signs agreement with Tipton & Coseley Building Society

    Wren Sterling signs agreement with Tipton & Coseley Building Society

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company Wren Sterling has signed a deal with Tipton & Coseley Building Society enabling members to now have access to independent financial advice. Former Tipton & Coseley Financial…

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  • Royal Bolton Hospital selects Vernacare infection prevention technology

    Royal Bolton Hospital selects Vernacare infection prevention technology

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company Vernacare has been selected by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust to provide their infection prevention technology which ensures effective, hygienic disposal of single-use toileting and washing products. Vernacare’s…

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  • Palatine’s EPI acquires PDF

    Palatine’s EPI acquires PDF

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    Palatine Private Equity backed EPI Group has acquired PDF Limited, a leading Oil and Gas geoscience consultancy, allowing the business to broaden its scope for supporting clients’ exploration and development programmes. Established…

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  • Acquisition moves Wren Sterling’s assets under management above £2bn

    Acquisition moves Wren Sterling’s assets under management above £2bn

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company Wren Sterling has completed the transfer of approximately 17,000 policies from First Trust Financial Services Limited (“FTFS”) and seen assets under management (AUM) swell to over £2bn…

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  • Vernacare announces five-year Indian trade deal

    Vernacare announces five-year Indian trade deal

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company Vernacare has agreed a five-year supply deal with Manipal, one of Asia’s largest healthcare management groups, which will create 30 new jobs. Vernacare expects sales in India…

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  • John Charcol signs deal with Coldwell Banker

    John Charcol signs deal with Coldwell Banker

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company John Charcol has announced an exclusive agreement with Coldwell Banker, one of the world’s oldest and largest residential real estate brands. Under the terms of the deal…

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  • Chase Templeton wins international private medical insurance award

    Chase Templeton wins international private medical insurance award

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company Chase Templeton, the leading private medical insurance (PMI) specialist has been named as the UK’s Best Group International PMI Intermediary. The Darwen, Lancashire headquartered business was awarded…

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  • Disney and Marvel take over Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery ward

    Disney and Marvel take over Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery ward

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    Two companies backed by Palatine Private Equity have joined forces to help transform the children’s heart surgery ward at Leeds General Infirmary. Leading holiday price comparison site, icelolly.com, has teamed up with…

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  • Tim Bacon

    Tim Bacon

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    We at Palatine would like to add to the many tributes already made in respect of the recent sad passing of Tim Bacon. Tim was Chairman of both Gusto and The Alchemist…

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  • Revenues jump 10 percent at icelolly.com

    Revenues jump 10 percent at icelolly.com

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    A focus on putting the customer at the heart of its business and driving marketing initiatives has seen revenues jump 10 per cent at holiday price comparison website icelolly.com Leeds-based icelolly.com, which…

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  • Palatine exits Selection in £35m deal

    Palatine exits Selection in £35m deal

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    Palatine Private Equity has sold IT services business Selection for £34.8m to AIM listed Castle Street Investment (CSI). Selection provides fully outsourced IT solutions to over 500 organisations across the public and…

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  • John Charcol expands capability with acquisition of Simply Finance Group

    John Charcol expands capability with acquisition of Simply Finance Group

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company John Charcol has completed the acquisition of multiple award-winning business Simply Finance Group based in Southampton. The deal adds significant strength and depth to John Charcol’s existing…

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  • Selection achieves ‘feel good first’ by doing G-Cloud7 suppliers

    Selection achieves ‘feel good first’ by doing G-Cloud7 suppliers

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company Selection has achieved its first government contracting framework with the Crown Commercial Service, and will now bid for public sector contracts across the UK. Any government department…

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  • Healthcare buyout marks Palatine’s first Fund III deal

    Healthcare buyout marks Palatine’s first Fund III deal

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    Palatine Private Equity has completed the management buyout of Vernacare, the UK’s market leading provider of single use infection control systems to the healthcare sector. This is Palatine’s first deal from the £220m…

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  • Palatine hits the jackpot with Playnation exit

    Palatine hits the jackpot with Playnation exit

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    Palatine Private Equity has exited Playnation, a leading UK supplier of amusement and entertainment machines, selling its stake to the NOVOMATIC Group, one of the largest integrated conglomerates of the international gaming…

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  • WHP acquires Paragon Telecoms

    WHP acquires Paragon Telecoms

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    Palatine Private Equity portfolio company WHP Group has acquired Paragon Telecoms as the company looks to increase market share and broaden its offering in the fast moving telecoms industry. Founded in 1988,…

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  • Electranet Exit

    Electranet Exit

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    Capita has announced the acquisition of Electranet, a leading supplier for the design, delivery and support of highly secure network and communication infrastructure in the UK, for a cash consideration of £37m…

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  • Palatine hits treble on Wealth at Work exit

    Palatine hits treble on Wealth at Work exit

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    Palatine Private Equity has exited its investment in financial services company Wealth at Work via a £50m management buyout backed by Equistone Partners Europe. Palatine, which backed the company in 2011, has…

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  • Playnation gets the show on the road with MOTO contract extension

    Playnation gets the show on the road with MOTO contract extension

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    Playnation, a leading UK supplier in the family entertainment machines sector, has been awarded a contract extension with MOTO, following a successful seven year partnership. The contract renewal will allow Playnation to…

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