Through acquisition and organic growth, Optionis has doubled its client base and is now the UK's largest employee solutions operatorOptionis
Through organic growth, strategic acquisition, or a combination of both, we have partnered 50 businesses to deliver over 250 such follow-on Buy & Build transactionsBuy & Build transactions
Within 2 years of Sovereign's investment, Linnaeus Group was one of the of the largest and fastest growing veterinary services groups in EuropeLinnaeus Group
With Sovereign’s investment, Kindertons increased its vehicle hires from 16,000 to 35,000Kindertons Accident Management
Cordium made 8 strategic acquisitions and at exit was one of the world’s largest independent compliance and regulatory consultancies to hedge and private equity fundsCordium
Alpha Plus Group grew pupil numbers to 2,800 and at exit was one of the largest independent schools groups in the UKAlpha Plus Group
Together our team has the breadth, depth and experience to work with businesses and talented management teams to deliver strong growth.
We are not fairweather friends - we are committed, tenacious investment partners. The stories are all around us.
“They didn’t come with a formula that said – this is the business, how will we make it fit.”
Peter Renwick, Willows co-founder, shares his experience of selling his veterinary services business and securing the funding to help the company deliver exceptional growth in a changing market.
Seeking a solution to succession issues? Considering selling your business in full or in part? Need investment to grow your business? Ambitious to do an MBO? We partner businesses and management teams to accelerate growth.Learn more
Key business features
We invest in service-based business in a number of sectors that have potential for expansion in the UK or internationally and have a differentiated market positioning.Learn more
Buy & Build
We help drive growth through Buy & Build: strategic acquisitions, organic growth and business investment. Whatever is right for your business.Learn more
How through organic growth and strategic acquisition, BIMM grew from two UK colleges to twelve colleges across Europe, 1,150 to c.8,200 students, and diversified its offering from modern music education to a broad range of further and higher education qualifications in the creative arts.Read more
Data Management Awards 2018 - Winner
The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 - 2019
The HealthInvestor Awards. Recruitment Services - Winner
Contractor UK Reader Awards. Best Contractor - Accountant Large - 2018