NEWS - 2018

Latest news from NorthEdge

20 December 2018

NorthEdge-backed Direct Healthcare Group acquires bariatric rental specialist

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), the manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has completed its acquisition of Poshchair Medical, marking the firm’s fifth bolt-on since NorthEdge Capital supported the MBO of DHG in April 2016.

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19 October 2018

NorthEdge appoints Investment Manager to Birmingham office

NorthEdge Capital continues to build its Investment Team in the Midlands with the appointment of experienced dealmaker Kevin O’Loughlin as Investment Manager.

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16 October 2018

Cloud Technology Solutions eyes growing European market with Qlouder merger

Cloud Technology Solutions(CTS)has merged with application development and machine learning specialist Qlouder in a deal that creates the largest dedicated Google Cloud practice in Europe.

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12 October 2018

FIS receives 2018 BVCA Responsible Portfolio Company Award

Future Industrial Services (FIS), the NorthEdge-backed environmental and industrial services specialist, has won the award for Responsible Portfolio Company of the Year at the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Responsible Investment Awards 2018.

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25 September 2018

NorthEdge continues rapid growth path with key senior promotions

NorthEdge Capital has announced the promotion of Ray Stenton as Joint Managing Partner as part of several key promotions at the firm, which has continued to grow funds under management during 2018.

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20 September 2018

NorthEdge launches tech enabled origination platform

NorthEdge Capital has launched a data analytics and artificial intelligence platform to help identify new investment and buy-and-build opportunities.

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31 August 2018

NorthEdge backs MBO of Orbis Protect

NorthEdge Capital has invested for a significant majority stake in facilities management company Orbis Protect, backing an MBO with the existing management team led by CEO Guy Other and COO Ben Howard.

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6 August 2018

NorthEdge backs global cloud specialist in first investment from SME Fund

NorthEdge Capital has announced the first investment from its recently closed NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, backing award-winning cloud services specialist iPortalis with a multimillion-pound growth capital investment to support its global expansion. 

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26 July 2018

Bridge Farm given green light for £18m site

Bridge Farm Group has been given the green light to commence construction of a 75-acre production facility following an £18m cash injection from HSBC and private equity investor NorthEdge Capital.

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13 July 2018

Acquisition adds extra POW to Clearly Drinks

Clearly Drinks, the NorthEdge-backed soft drinks manufacturing company, has completed the acquisition of the IP and distribution rights for the Powerful Water Company (“POW”). This follows a year of double-digit growth in which Clearly Drinks increased headcount to over 100 people and secured a contract with a major supermarket.  

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9 July 2018

NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP hits £120m hard cap

NorthEdge Capital has announced the close of NorthEdge Capital SME Fund I, LP (“SME Fund I”, “the Fund”) at its £120 million hard cap. The Fund was raised from existing investors and enables the firm to broaden its ability to take advantage of attractive investment opportunities in the U.K. regional lower mid-market.

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25 June 2018

Future acquires Colt Industrial Services assets

Future Industrial Services, the NorthEdge Capital-backed environmental and industrial services specialist, has completed the acquisition of Colt Industrial Services’ assets from Augean PLC, in a deal valued at £1m.

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5 June 2018

NorthEdge tees up for charity golf day

On Thursday June 8th, NorthEdge, in association with The Belfield Group will be hosting a charity Golf Day at The Wilmslow Golf Club in aid of Maggie’s.

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30 May 2018

Direct Healthcare Group acquires Qbitus Products

Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), the NorthEdge Capital-backed manufacturer of pressure care solutions, has completed the acquisition of Qbitus Products.

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29 May 2018

NorthEdge backs MBO of engineering specialist

NorthEdge Capital has supported the MBO of engineering tooling supplier Cutwel Limited, backing the existing management team led by Adam Gillard, Graham Short and Shaunie Mangham.

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18 May 2018

NorthEdge announces senior hires as 2018 deal values reach £160m

NorthEdge announces the appointments of two new Portfolio Directors following an active start to 2018 in which the firm has completed five transactions at a combined value of £160m.

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25 April 2018

NorthEdge backs £40m turnover fleet management specialist

NorthEdge Capital has supported the MBO of Prohire, a specialist provider of commercial fleet management solutions, backing the existing management team led by Managing Director Dave Barlow.

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12 March 2018

Cloud specialist eyes international expansion and further growth following NorthEdge investment

NorthEdge Capital has invested for a significant stake in cloud transformation and infrastructure specialist Cloud Technology Solutions (CTS), backing the incumbent management team led by CEO James Doggart, CSO Steve Dobson and CFO Hannah Liptrott.

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5 March 2018

NorthEdge achieves 3.1x return on sale of UK’s largest Apple reseller

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of Jigsaw24, a leading provider of IT solutions to the corporate, creative and education sectors, to private equity firm Alcuin Capital Partners.

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28 February 2018

NorthEdge Capital gears up for growth from No 1.

NorthEdge Capital is targeting an ambitious growth plan after announcing its move to No.1 Spinningfields and two new appointments following a period of sustained expansion across the North of England and the Midlands.

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13 February 2018

Platinum targets continued global expansion with NorthEdge backing

NorthEdge Capital has invested in stairlift designer and manufacturer Platinum Stairlifts, backing the existing management team led by Founder, Tim Frear. 

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5 February 2018

East Coast Concepts dines out on Christmas sales uplift

A record Christmas trading period has boosted sales at restaurant and bar group East Coast Concepts, which runs vibrant dining concepts Neighbourhood and Victor’s.

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2 February 2018

NorthEdge exits DW3 in £70m deal

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of DW3 Products Holding Limited (“DW3”), a leading UK provider of high quality premium door solutions and window systems to Masonite International Corporation (NYSE: DOOR), a global designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors.

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23 January 2018

Antarctic trek raises £18,000 for children’s charity

On Monday 18th December 2017, George Potts embarked on the ultimate journey to the southernmost point on Earth for the “last degree” challenge in aid of Rainbows4Children.

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