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NorthEdge invests in investigation software specialist Altia-ABM

We have supported the primary management buyout of Altia-ABM, a specialist investigation and covert operation software business. Nottingham and Glasgow based Altia-ABM develops specialist investigation software for government departments and law enforcement agencies in the UK, Canada and Australia. The firm, which predominantly works with customers in the public sector, allows police forces and investigation […]

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NorthEdge invests in e-commerce retailer Lights4fun

We have supported the management buyout of Lights4fun, one of Europe’s leading e-commerce retailers of decorative lighting, to further expand the business’ existing market presence internationally. The direct-to-consumer Harrogate-headquartered business has been operating since 2003 and sells more than 700 decorative lighting products online, which include indoor and outdoor fairy lights, festoon lights, and seasonal […]

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NorthEdge’s Nicola McQuaid named on Real Deals Future 40 D&I Leaders list

NorthEdge investment director Nicola McQuaid has today been named one of Real Deals’ Future 40 Diversity and Inclusion Leaders. The list showcases key people in private equity who have made or are making a significant impact on improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices across our industry. The award recognises Nicola’s stellar efforts to improve D&I […]

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NorthEdge supports second international acquisition for Catalis Group

We have supported Catalis Group’s second bolt-on acquisition during lockdown, which further strengthens the business’ North American presence. Curve Digital, part of the Catalis Group, has bought Vancouver-based IronOak Games, an independent games developer. IronOak Games, headed up by Gordon Moran and Colby Young, was founded in January 2015 and it has previously collaborated with […]

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NorthEdge supports Future Industrial Services bolt-on

We have recently supported Future Industrial Services (Future) in making a strategic acquisition of Neston Environmental Services – designed to support Future’s ongoing growth. The Liverpool-headquartered environmental and waste services provider, which employs 300 staff across seven facilities, provides environmental and industrial waste management services including industrial cleaning, decontamination and cold-cutting, alongside hazardous waste treatment […]

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NorthEdge supports new canning facility investment for Clearly Drinks

We have supported soft drinks manufacturer Clearly Drinks to make a strategic investment in to a new canning facility at its Sunderland headquarters. The multi-million-pound investment follows our backing in 2018 and is designed to support Clearly Drinks in its ambitious growth plans. It is set to provide state-of-the-art canning capabilities, designed by BW Integrated […]

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Catalis Group’s Testronic increases global capacity through strategic acquisition

Gaming quality assurance and testing firm Testronic, part of the Catalis Group, has acquired Whyttest, a games QA and customer support business headquartered in Romania – a move set to increase headcount by 15 per cent. Testronic provides services to the global games publishing and film and TV markets, including Quality Assurance, Localisation, Compliance and […]

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NorthEdge announces senior recruitment alongside series of director promotions

We have made a series of senior promotions alongside hiring a new director in Manchester, a move which helps support our ongoing growth across our regions. We are pleased to welcome Liam May as a Director, who joins from NVM Private Equity where he was an Investment Director investing in a range of companies across […]

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Orbis Protect complete strategic acquisition following year-on-year organic growth

Orbis Protect have completed the strategic acquisition of Glasgow-based 360-degree CCTV tower provider Optosafe. The deal follows consistent double-digit year-on-year organic EBITDA growth, the business’ debut on the Sunday Times’ Profit Track, ranking 8th in 2020, and its sustained growth throughout the UK lockdown. Orbis Protect employs more than 400 staff across 19 UK depots, working […]

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