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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
|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||
|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||
|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|