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4 September 2017

Computer vision specialist Cubic Motion targets global expansion with NorthEdge backing

NorthEdge Capital has made a significant investment in Cubic Motion, the award-winning creator of advanced computer vision for digital entertainment.

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29 August 2017

Revenues jump 13% at private equity-backed luxury holiday firm

The Inspiring Travel Company, a maker of bespoke luxury holidays, has boosted revenues by 13 per cent during a year of robust growth.

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21 August 2017

NorthEdge backs Bridge Farm Nurseries MBO in first Midlands deal

NorthEdge Capital has invested in Bridge Farm Nurseries (“Bridge Farm”), the market-leading producer of ornamental plants, flowers and herbs in the UK, backing a management buyout from its family shareholders. It is the first deal for its recently opened NorthEdge Midlands office.

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16 June 2017

NorthEdge Capital in double Award win

NorthEdge Capital has won Private Equity Team of the Year and Public Markets Deal of the Year at the 2017 North West Rainmaker Awards, held on 15 June 2017.

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29 May 2017

Direct Healthcare Group grows with new acquisition

Direct Healthcare Group (“DHG”) has announced its second bolt-on in 12 months after acquiring Kirton Healthcare, the UK’s leading manufacturer of specialist seating products, from NVM Private Equity.

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26 April 2017

NorthEdge backs £24m turnover MBO from Irish PLC

NorthEdge Capital has invested in environmental and industrial services specialist Future Industrial Services (FIS), backing the management buy-out from its Irish listed parent company, One51 PLC, at an equity value of £16m.

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18 April 2017

NorthEdge exits Utiligroup Ltd to Energy Services Group LLC

NorthEdge Capital has sold energy technology provider Utiligroup to Energy Services Group (ESG), a leading provider of technology solutions to the retail energy and utility industries, for an undisclosed sum.

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13 April 2017

NorthEdge achieves 2.5x return on Fine Industries sale

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of its chemicals’ manufacturer Fine Industries Limited to Chinese-listed life sciences company Lianhe Chemical Technology Company Limited (Lianhetech).

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4 April 2017

NorthEdge supports soft drinks specialist

NorthEdge Capital has invested in independent soft drinks company Clearly Drinks Group Limited, backing the existing management team led by Finn O’Driscoll and Martin Thornton.

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24 February 2017

Fine exit for NorthEdge

NorthEdge Capital has agreed a sale of its chemicals manufacturer Fine Industries Limited to Chinese-listed life sciences company Lianhe Chemical Technology Company Limited (“Lianhetech”).

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20 February 2017

Jigsaw24 acquires Root6 Group

Jigsaw24, the IT solutions business backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital, has acquired Root6 Limited and Root6 Ecosse Ltd (“Root6”), the UK’s number one storage, solutions and service provider to media and creative industries.

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2 February 2017

Ramsdens to float on AIM

Ramsdens Holdings PLC (AIM: RFX), the diversified financial services provider and retailer, is pleased to announce its intention to seek admission of its shares to trading on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange following a successful institutional placing. Admission is expected to occur on 15 February 2017.

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22 November 2016

NorthEdge strengthens New Business Team

Private equity firm NorthEdge Capital has strengthened its New Business Team in the North with the appointment of dealmakers Nicola McQuaid as Investment Manager and Greg Holmes as Investment Executive. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Nicola spent 10 years working at PwC in the firm’s Corporate Finance division before joining JLA, an HgCapital backed business, where […]

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25 October 2016

NorthEdge expands into the Midlands

Private equity firm NorthEdge Capital has opened a new office in Birmingham with two experienced dealmakers leading the team across the Midlands.

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Trio of national awards for NorthEdge Capital
7 October 2016

Trio of national awards for NorthEdge Capital

NorthEdge Capital has received recognition from the private equity community for its recent achievements, claiming three prestigious awards in the space of a week.

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4 October 2016

NorthEdge promotes Jon Pickering to Head of Manchester

NorthEdge Capital has promoted Jon Pickering to Head of Manchester to lead the firm’s investment operations across the North West.

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11 September 2016

NorthEdge achieves 4.4x return on Sumo exit

NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on the North of England, has announced the sale of its award-winning video game developer Sumo Digital to private investment firm Perwyn.

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8 September 2016

Vote for NorthEdge at Unquote’s British Private Equity Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for five awards at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2016. The awards celebrate innovation and excellence in private equity as well as honouring the industry’s ability to help build British businesses.

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5 September 2016

NorthEdge invests in new deal origination team

NorthEdge Capital has announced the launch of a specialist Deal Origination Team as part of its ongoing investment to support the development and growth of the firm.  NorthEdge now has over £525m funds under management since the Final Close of NorthEdge Capital Fund II which reached  the £300m hard cap in March this year.

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31 August 2016

NorthEdge backs luxury travel MBO

NorthEdge Capital has backed the management buyout of ITC Luxury Travel Group. The firm has invested for a majority stake to support CEO Jen Atkinson and her senior team to deliver on planned investment in IT, management, staff, product and customer service. Specialising in luxury tailor made holidays worldwide since 1974, Chester-based ITC Luxury Travel […]

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16 August 2016

NorthEdge Capital strengthens team with CFO appointment

NorthEdge Capital has appointed Prem Mohan Raj to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as the firm continues to invest in its team and target more deals across the North.

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8 August 2016

NorthEdge backs MBO of £55m logistics firm

NorthEdge Capital has invested an undisclosed eight-figure sum for a significant majority stake in Abbey Logistics Group, to support an MBO led by CEO Steve Granite.

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19 July 2016

NorthEdge backs MBO of Belfield Furnishings

NorthEdge Capital has backed the management buyout of home furnishings group Belfield Furnishings. Founded in 2002, Belfield is the UK’s largest white label manufacturer of home furnishings and one of Europe’s largest manufacturers specialising in the wholesale and distribution of products including upholstered furniture, soft furnishings, mattresses and curtains, and also to have someone do […]

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29 June 2016

Neighbourhood and Victor’s owner secures NorthEdge backing

NorthEdge Capital has provided a multi million pound injection of development capital into the company behind premium casual dining brands Neighbourhood and Victor’s. East Coast Concepts, which was founded by entrepreneur James Hitchen and his brother Guy, currently operates the all day eatery and late bar Neighbourhood in Spinningfields which has recently undergone a £1m […]

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28 June 2016

Utiligroup CEO crowned as private equity backed entrepreneur 2016

A CEO of a NorthEdge Capital portfolio company has been honoured at the North of England EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 awards. Matthew Hirst, chief executive of Utiligroup, took home the crown for Private Equity Backed Entrepreneur of the Year. Hirst was praised by the judges for bringing disruption to the energy sector, his […]

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