Buy-and-build strategies, whereby companies expand through strategic acquisitions of competitors or complementary businesses, are a proven method of rapid growth for SMEs.
Supporting our portfolio companies with additional capital is an important element of our investment philosophy. We have backed buy-and-build strategies across a range of industries.
We work closely with our management teams to help them develop and execute ambitious acquisition plans – from the acquisition of a prime target to the large-scale consolidation of an industry sector.
Totalmobile is a leading provider of field service management software solutions
Communications and IT company Focus Group is investing in its product range, sales and service capabilities, and growing both organically and through acquisition
Chartered insurance broker Aston Lark pursued a successful buy-and-build strategy while winning awards for the exceptional quality of its service