Investment portfolio update

19/06/2018

Investment portfolio update – June 2018

Over the last 14 months, we have invested in five businesses across a wide range of industries and completed four successful exits.

We are seeing lots of activity in the market and many opportunities to work with exciting businesses.  This heightened level of deal origination and investment activity reflects our strengthened market position, service offering and shared success.

If you would like to know more about more about Rcapital investments, how to secure funding or if you know of a business that is in pursuit of investment, please contact us.

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WELCOME TO THE PORTFOLIO

Capital Cooling

Scottish refrigeration brand with blue-chip customer base rescued with an MBO.

  • Date bought: December 2017
  • Industry: Refrigeration and cooling
  • Location: Edinburgh / National

SciChem

Investment provides solvent solution to West Midlands second generation family business.

  • Date bought: September 2017
  • Industry: Scientific and chemical supplies
  • Location: West Midlands / National

Cash Generator

Complex restructuring deal to breathe life back into unloved subsidiary of US parent and save 125 UK franchise stores.

  • Date bought: August 2017
  • Industry: Buy / sell retailer
  • Location: Edinburgh / National

Cluttons LLP

Complex restructuring leads to investment in world’s oldest international surveying practice.

  • Date bought: May 2017
  • Industry: Property consultancy
  • Location: UK and Middle East

Partizan

Identified and backed a pre-revenue start up offering a specialist, technology outsourcing platform.

  • Date bought: February 2017
  • Industry: Technology driven resourcing
  • Location: London / National

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RECENT EXITS

Innervate Technology Solutions

Leading Microsoft Gold Partner for Financial Services, completes MBO and secures new investment partners for next phase of growth.

  • Date sold: June 2018
  • Industry: Information Technology
  • Location: London / National

Coaching Academy

Longest established coach training organisation in Europe sold to the Managing Director.

  • Date sold: June 2018
  • Industry: Training
  • Location: London / National

Hotelcare

Supported a bank-backed MBO transaction that safeguarded the survival of the business.

  • Date sold: November 2017
  • Industry: Hotel service
  • Location: London / National

Assist

Successful sale of staffing business to trade buyer and retained System Training, a business looking to accelerate growth by offering training to the logistic sector.

  • Date sold: January 2017
  • Industry: Labour Supply & Training
  • Location: Bury / National

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We are particularly interested in the following businesses:

  • Turnover £5m-£200m
  • Looking for a £2m-£20m investment and business transformation
  • Are experiencing challenge through event-driven change, sub-optimal operations or financial stress.

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