March 27, 2018
Jamieson has advised the management team of Small World Financial Services on the acquisition of a majority stake in the business by Equistone.

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Jamieson has advised the management team of Small World Financial Services on the acquisition of a majority stake in the business by Equistone.

Small World has developed an international payments platform that allows customers to send and receive money via a network of over 6,000 third party agents and 80 company branches. The business currently has c.680 employees across 16 countries.

Stuart Coventry and Gus Gayford of Jamieson advised Nick Day (CEO) and the Small World team on their reinvestment alongside Equistone and the structure of a new management equity incentive plan.


March 26, 2018
Jamieson advises management on the sale of Interoute Communications Ltd

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Interoute, the London, UK, based independent fiber networks and cloud networking company, has agreed to sell to US based GTT Communications.

Jamieson advised Gareth Williams (CEO) and the senior management team, on the negotiation of terms with a number of bidders. After a competitive process GTT was the successful bidder and signed an agreement to acquire the business from Sandoz Foundation, the current majority shareholder, for $2.3bn.

John Greenland commented, “While the transaction was completed by a trade purchaser, the fact that there was a mix of trade and financial investors meant we had to plan for all eventualities.”

“This transaction demonstrated our experience of working with large multi-national businesses, and our unrivalled knowledge of financial investors, enabling us to confidently advise our clients on a range of transactions.”

The Jamieson team was led by John Greenland, Andrew Cox and Gus Gayford.


Feb. 19, 2018
Jamieson advises management team of Nordic Capital backed dental consolidation play

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European private-equity firm Nordic Capital (“Nordic”) has agreed to acquire two dental business from Hesira Group Ltd (“Hesira”), a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital. The businesses being sold are Adent Cliniques Dentaires Group SA (“Adent”, Switzerland) and Top Mondzorg BV (“Dental Clinics”, Netherlands).

At the time of the sale, the two businesses owned over 100 clinics (22 clinics in Switzerland, 88 clinics in the Netherlands). Nordic intends to continue increasing the size and coverage of the group by combining the businesses with two German dental practice operators it has agreed to acquire in a separate transaction.

John Greenland, Laura Yell and Pippa Knowles advised management on their investment in the new structure and assisted in negotiating a competitive equity incentive plan.


Feb. 14, 2018
Jamieson advises the management team of ASK4

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Jamieson is pleased to announce that it has advised the management team of Ask4 on its buy-out led by Bowmark Capital.

Bowmark is acquiring its interest from ASK4’s previous institutional investor, Darwin Private Equity, and is investing alongside the current management team in support of the company’s continued expansion in the UK and overseas.

Founded in Sheffield in 2000 by CEO Jonathan Burrows, ASK4 partners with universities, private sector student accommodation providers, residential apartment developers, and businesses, to provide high speed internet solutions and managed data services for multi-tenant accommodation. ASK4 currently serves over 160,000 customers across 400+ sites in the UK and Europe.

Jon Burrows, CEO said “I’d like to thank the Stuart, David and team for their help in bringing this transaction to a successful conclusion.  There was an intense period to completion and the Jamieson team, who were unflappable throughout, gave us comfort all bases were covered and ensured we fully understood the intricacies of how the deal impacts management”

The management team of Ask4, were advised by Stuart Coventry, David Kirkpatrick and Jack Yang on their investment alongside Bowmark and the terms of the new management incentive plan.


Jan. 31, 2018
Jamieson advises the management team of Specialist Care Group, Active Assistance

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Jamieson is pleased to announce that it advised CEO KP Doyle and the management team of Active Assistance, the leading provider of care and support for individuals with complex neurological conditions, on the acquisition by Montreux Capital Management from August Equity for an undisclosed sum.

Active Assistance provides specialist care to individuals with a range of conditions including acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders. Active Assistance will offer a new platform from which to consolidate the highly fragmented specialist care sector through the next investment cycle.

The management team of Active Assistance were advised by Stuart Coventry and Ross Wheeler on the terms of the Management Incentive Plan to be implemented as part of the transaction


Jan. 1, 2018
Jamieson advises the management team of payments processing company Paysafe

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Jamieson advised the Management Team of UK digital payment processing company, Paysafe, led by chief executive Joel Leonoff, on the takeover by Blackstone and CVC. The acquisition closed at the end of 2017, valued the company at £2.96bn

Paysafe offers pre-paid cashcards and online wallets that are popular among online gambling customers. As part of the deal, Paysafe will divest its Asia Gateway subsidiary to Spectrum Global Limited for up to $308 million payable over six years.

The Jamieson team, led by Stuart Coventry, Ross Wheeler and Laura Yell advised Joel Leonoff and his team on the transaction.


Dec. 18, 2017
Jamieson advise the management team of Old Mutual Global Investors

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Jamieson is delighted to announce that it has advised CEO Richard Buxton and the management team of Old Mutual Global Investors (“OMGI”) on the acquisition by TA Associates in a transaction worth a total of £600m.

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) is a leading asset management firm with £26bn AUM offering a distinctive blend of investment prowess and a deep commitment to customer service and transparency across key international markets including the UK, Europe, Asia, the Americas as well as South Africa and the Middle East.

Richard Buxton, CEO said 'Jamieson were invaluable in guiding my team through the MBO deal structure, the nuances and complexities of different arrangements.  They were recommended to me and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to other management teams.'

The Jamieson team of Stuart Coventry, Jonny Jones and Laura Yell advised the management team of OMGI on their investment in the new structure and the management equity incentive plan to be implemented alongside TA Associates. 


Nov. 22, 2017
Jamieson advises the executive team of the global financial markets platform company Dealogic on its sale of a majority stake to Ion Investment

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Ion Investment Group, a Dublin-based financial technology investment group, is taking a controlling stake in Dealogic from Carlyle Group and Britain’s Euromoney Institutional Investor. The management team of Dealogic, led by Tom Fleming, were advised by John Greenland and Jonny Jones from Jamieson. The financial terms of the agreement are undisclosed, however Carlyle and management will retain a significant ownership in Dealogic.

Headquartered in New York and London with offices in Hong Kong, Budapest, Tokyo, Mumbai, Sydney, Beijing, Singapore, and São Paulo, Dealogic provides solutions to more than 800 clients globally including each of the world’s top 50 investment banks.

The transaction will see Dealogic benefit from the strength of Ion’s platforms and their established network of relationships with financial institutions and corporations.

Jamieson Corporate Finance US, LLC, is a member of FINRA/SIPC.

 


Nov. 3, 2017
Jamieson advise the management of Pure Gym on their sale to Leonard Green & Partners

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Jamieson advise the management of Pure Gym on their sale to Leonard Green & Partners

Pure Gym Ltd (“Pure Gym”) and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) today announced that they have entered into a binding agreement under which affiliates of LGP, a leading US buyout firm, will acquire a controlling interest in Pure Gym, the UK’s largest gym operator. 

LGP will replace current majority shareholder, funds affiliated with CCMP Capital Advisors, LP (“CCMP”), who bought a majority stake in the business in May 2013 and will no longer retain an interest in the business on completion. The transaction is timetabled to complete at the end of November. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pure Gym is the UK’s leading gym operator providing low-cost and high-quality fitness facilities for more than 950,000 members spread across 189 sites. Pure Gym was launched in 2009 and pioneered the model for affordable, flexible, high-quality fitness clubs in the UK.

Tom Burton and Ross Wheeler of Jamieson advised Humphrey Cobbold (CEO), Adam Bellamy (CFO) and their management team on their reinvestment alongside LGP and the structure of a new management equity incentive plan.


Oct. 27, 2017
Jamieson has advised the management team of TMF Group on the acquisition of the company by CVC Capital Partners

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Jamieson has advised the management team of TMF Group on the acquisition of the company by CVC Capital Partners.

TMF Group provides outsourced compliance, human resources, payroll and secretarial services to over 15,000 clients worldwide. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and has 125 offices in 83 jurisdictions.

TMF Group was previously majority owned by DH Private Equity, which acquired the business in 2008. The new majority shareholder will be CVC Fund VII, which raised over €16bn earlier this year, and TMF will be the fund’s first investment.

The Jamieson team, led by Ian Jamieson, Andrew Cox and Gus Gayford advised the TMF management team, led by Frederik van Tuyll (CEO), on their investment alongside CVC and the terms of the new management equity incentive programme.


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Year Company Size Service Sector
March 27, 2018 SWF Undisclosed Management Advice Financial Services
March 26, 2018 Interoute > £500m Management Advice TMT
Feb. 19, 2018 Dental Clinics Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
Feb. 14, 2018 Ask4 Undisclosed Management Advice TMT
Jan. 31, 2018 Active Assist £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
Jan. 1, 2018 Paysafe > £500m Management Advice Business Services
Dec. 18, 2017 Old Mutual > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Nov. 22, 2017 Dealogic Undisclosed Management Advice Business Services
Nov. 3, 2017 Puregym Undisclosed Management Advice Consumer
Oct. 27, 2017 TMF > £500m Management Advice Business Services
Oct. 12, 2017 Genesis Capital £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Oct. 11, 2017 Ceramtec Undisclosed Management Advice Industrials
Oct. 2, 2017 Dent Connect Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
Sept. 1, 2017 Clarion Events > £500m Management Advice Business Services
Sept. 1, 2017 Matchesfashion Undisclosed Management Advice Consumer
Aug. 13, 2017 Eating Recovery Centre Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
Aug. 1, 2017 Miller Homes > £500m Management Advice Industrials
July 26, 2017 Oasis Record Management Undisclosed Management Advice Business Services
July 24, 2017 Nature's Bounty > £500m Management Advice Consumer
July 18, 2017 Praesidiad > £500m Management Advice Industrials
July 11, 2017 Voogd & Voogd £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
July 3, 2017 Mergermarket > £500m Management Advice TMT
June 15, 2017 Willerby Undisclosed Management Advice Consumer
May 18, 2017 Keter > £500m Management Advice Industrials
May 11, 2017 Neptune Oil & Gas > £500m Management Advice Industrials
March 21, 2017 ESG Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
March 3, 2017 MKM £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
Feb. 21, 2017 Zabka > £500m Management Advice Consumer
Feb. 16, 2017 OAG Undisclosed Management Advice Business Services
Jan. 18, 2017 Allegro > £500m Management Advice TMT
Dec. 12, 2016 Unilabs Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
Dec. 8, 2016 IVC Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
Nov. 22, 2016 Shorterm < £100m Management Advice Business Services
Nov. 18, 2016 Oasis Healthcare Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
Nov. 15, 2016 GB Railfreight Undisclosed Management Advice Industrials
Nov. 9, 2016 Alter Domus Undisclosed Management Advice Financial Services
Nov. 7, 2016 Sapec Agro £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
Oct. 19, 2016 Elysium/PIC £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
Oct. 12, 2016 Interactive Investor Undisclosed Management Advice Financial Services
Oct. 5, 2016 Tricor Undisclosed Management Advice Business Services
Sept. 30, 2016 R&R Icecream > £500m Consumer
Sept. 20, 2016 GROUP IMD Undisclosed Management Advice TMT
Aug. 27, 2016 Target £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Aug. 17, 2016 Adapt £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
Aug. 6, 2016 Tyrells £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Aug. 4, 2016 TINSA £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
June 30, 2016 IT Labs < £100m Management Advice TMT
June 6, 2016 Radley Undisclosed Management Advice Consumer
June 1, 2016 PCI Pharma Services > £500m Management Advice Healthcare
May 30, 2016 Sisal > £500m Management Advice TMT
May 23, 2016 Argus Media > £500m Management Advice TMT
May 19, 2016 BPL Undisclosed Management Advice Healthcare
April 27, 2016 Mayborn Group £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Jan. 28, 2016 Kinapse £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
Jan. 15, 2016 SMYK £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Dec. 23, 2015 LIMA £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
Dec. 14, 2015 PIB < £100m Management Advice,
M&A
Financial Services
Dec. 8, 2015 LGC > £500m Management Advice Healthcare
Dec. 3, 2015 Bargain Hunt Undisclosed Management Advice Consumer
Oct. 20, 2015 Photobox £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Oct. 19, 2015 Chime Communications £100m - £500m TMT
Oct. 12, 2015 Moto Hospitality > £500m Management Advice Consumer
Sept. 23, 2015 Guardian > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Sept. 15, 2015 The Mill £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
Aug. 7, 2015 Lowell > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
July 20, 2015 Deutsche Glasfaser £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
July 7, 2015 Six Degrees £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
July 7, 2015 Pepe Jeans > £500m Management Advice Consumer
May 22, 2015 Orangefield > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
May 22, 2015 Vistra > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
May 20, 2015 The Foundry £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
May 14, 2015 New Look > £500m Management Advice Consumer
May 12, 2015 Eurofiber > £500m Management Advice TMT
March 26, 2015 Van Geloven £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Feb. 25, 2015 Ainscough Crane Hire £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
Jan. 22, 2015 Trainline £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
Jan. 15, 2015 Clarion Events £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
Jan. 13, 2015 Premium Credit £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Jan. 9, 2015 Honest Burgers < £100m M&A Consumer
Dec. 1, 2014 Farrow & Ball £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Nov. 28, 2014 Keepmoat £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
Nov. 12, 2014 United Biscuits > £500m Management Advice Consumer
July 29, 2014 Pizza Express > £500m Management Advice Consumer
July 22, 2014 Cath Kidston £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
July 2, 2014 Sauflon Pharmaceuticals > £500m M&A Healthcare
April 28, 2014 Innovia Group > £500m Management Advice Industrials
April 22, 2014 NFT Distribution < £100m Management Advice Business Services
April 11, 2014 Gates Global > £500m Management Advice Industrials
Feb. 11, 2014 Marlin Financial £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Feb. 4, 2014 Avast Software > £500m Management Advice TMT
Jan. 13, 2014 The SJB Group < £100m M&A Business Services
Nov. 20, 2013 Best Invest £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Sept. 16, 2013 David Lloyd > £500m Management Advice Consumer
Sept. 11, 2013 AIM Aviation £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
Sept. 5, 2013 Giles Insurance > £500m M&A Financial Services
Aug. 14, 2013 Domestic & General > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Aug. 9, 2013 Key Travel < £100m Management Advice Business Services
Aug. 7, 2013 Tyrrells Potato Crisps < £100m Management Advice Consumer
Aug. 5, 2013 TSL Education £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
July 1, 2013 Eden Springs £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
June 18, 2013 VUE Entertainment > £500m Management Advice Consumer
May 15, 2013 Cabot Credit Management £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
May 1, 2013 Foodcorp > £500m Management Advice Consumer
May 1, 2013 Oasis £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
April 15, 2013 UBM Data Services £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
April 11, 2013 Hillcrest < £100m Healthcare
March 20, 2013 Fever-Tree < £100m Management Advice Consumer
Dec. 12, 2012 Dexter Axle £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
Dec. 11, 2012 Aurum £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Dec. 6, 2012 Intertrust > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Oct. 26, 2012 HSS £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
Oct. 15, 2012 Dematic > £500m Management Advice Industrials
Sept. 26, 2012 Air Distribution > £500m Management Advice Industrials
Sept. 18, 2012 Eurofiber BV £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
Aug. 19, 2012 Georg Jensen £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Aug. 5, 2012 Orange Telecom > £500m Management Advice TMT
June 20, 2012 GlobeOp Financial Services £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
April 30, 2012 Four Seasons Healthcare > £500m Management Advice Healthcare
April 30, 2012 Schrader £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
Dec. 8, 2011 Wiggle £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Sept. 20, 2011 Thomson Reuters Trade and Risk Management £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
July 19, 2011 Atos Medical £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
May 3, 2011 Dometic £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
April 18, 2011 The Mill £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
April 6, 2011 Icon < £100m M&A TMT
Nov. 8, 2010 Vue Cinemas > £500m Management Advice Consumer
Oct. 27, 2010 Brit > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Sept. 21, 2010 NSL £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
Sept. 14, 2010 Equity Trust £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
July 28, 2010 Tomkins > £500m Management Advice Industrials
June 30, 2010 Aim Aviation £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
April 29, 2010 Team Telecom < £100m M&A TMT
April 12, 2010 Archimedes Pharma < £100m Management Advice Healthcare
March 23, 2010 British Car Auctions £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
Feb. 5, 2010 Habitat £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Nov. 27, 2009 ADP Dental < £100m Management Advice,
M&A,
Capital Raising
Healthcare
Sept. 17, 2009 Intertrust £100m - £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Sept. 11, 2009 Incisive Media Group £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
April 15, 2009 iShares > £500m Management Advice Financial Services
Jan. 5, 2009 Develica Deutschland Ltd > £500m Capital Raising Business Services
Nov. 3, 2008 Somerfield Ltd £100m - £500m Management Advice Consumer
Oct. 24, 2008 Icon Display Ltd < £100m Capital Raising TMT
June 16, 2008 De La Rue Plc £100m - £500m Management Advice Industrials
May 8, 2008 Morrison Utility Services £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
March 10, 2008 Yo! Sushi < £100m M&A Consumer
Nov. 2, 2007 Alliance Medical > £500m Management Advice Healthcare
Aug. 2, 2007 Healthcare at Home £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
June 12, 2007 Iris Software Limited > £500m Management Advice TMT
May 29, 2007 Pegasus Retirement Homes < £100m Capital Raising Business Services
Feb. 15, 2007 Worldmark International < £100m Management Advice Business Services
Feb. 8, 2007 The Mill < £100m Management Advice TMT
Feb. 7, 2007 HSS Hire < £100m Management Advice Business Services
Dec. 21, 2006 ILG (Independent Living Group) < £100m M&A Healthcare
Dec. 19, 2006 Amida Group < £100m M&A Consumer
Nov. 30, 2006 Nicholl Food Packaging Limited < £100m Management Advice Industrials
Nov. 16, 2006 Phadia AB > £500m Management Advice Healthcare
Sept. 30, 2006 Incisive Media plc £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
Sept. 22, 2006 Impress Holdings BV > £500m Management Advice Industrials
July 6, 2006 Castlebeck £100m - £500m Management Advice Healthcare
June 28, 2006 British International Helicopters Limited < £100m Capital Raising Business Services
March 29, 2006 Adare Group £100m - £500m Business Services
Dec. 16, 2005 Upperpoint Distribution Limited £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services
Oct. 1, 2005 Fitness First > £500m Management Advice Consumer
June 14, 2005 Tunstall Holdings Limited £100m - £500m Management Advice TMT
May 17, 2005 Elliott Group Limited £100m - £500m Management Advice Business Services