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Taking responsibility: NorthEdge carbon footprint report 2019

As part of our commitment to taking responsibility for the impact we have on the climate and society, we measure and manage the emissions generated by our business activities. NorthEdge has offset all scope 1 & 2 emissions generated in 2019 and we are committed to doing so moving forwards, typically through investment in key […]

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NorthEdge backs high growth SAAS company

NorthEdge Capital has announced a multi-million pound investment in CMAP, a Wilmslow-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, to support the firm’s rapidly growing team and global expansion plans. CMAP’s enterprise platform provides integrated, cloud-based project management and project tracking software to clients across a range of sectors including professional services, architectural, engineering, healthcare, creative and consulting. The […]

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NorthEdge drives 3x return on cross-border DHG sale

NorthEdge Capital has completed the sale of Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) in a secondary buyout by European healthcare specialist investor ArchiMed. The deal sees NorthEdge secure a 3x return on its initial investment, with an IRR of 39 per cent. NorthEdge led a management buyout of Direct Healthcare Services in April 2016, renamed it Direct […]

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NorthEdge completes £90 million acquisition of Catalis

NorthEdge Capital has completed the acquisition of Catalis Group, one of the UK’s leading independent video games companies, in a deal that values the business at £90 million. NorthEdge has invested £46.6m through its acquisition vehicle Project Sword Bidco, whilst Vespa Capital, which has been a shareholder in Catalis since 2014, and CEO Dominic Wheatley […]

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NorthEdge bolsters Northern base with senior promotions and appointment

NorthEdge Capital has announced the promotion of Phil Frame to Head of North West and the appointment of Lucie Mills to Head of Business Transformation, as the firm continues to strengthen its presence across the regional private equity market. Phil joined NorthEdge in 2012 and has been involved in the majority of the firm’s new […]

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NorthEdge announces winner from inaugural private equity challenge in partnership with Leeds University

NorthEdge Capital has handed a 12-week internship to the winner of its inaugural Private Equity Challenge, which tasked students with simulating a complex private equity transaction, in collaboration with the Leeds University Union Trading and Investment Society (LUUTIS). Scott Humphreys will join NorthEdge on 9th September to gain first-hand experience in the world of private equity. […]

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Prohire named ‘rental and contract hire company’ of the year at TCS&D Awards 2019

NorthEdge portfolio company Prohire has won ‘Rental and Contract Hire Company’ of the year at the Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution (TCS&D) Awards 2019, in recognition of its achievements in transforming service delivery in the sector. The company was commended by judges for investing in high specification equipment to enhance its time-critical, presentation-sensitive services, and […]

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Solihull-based MBO for NorthEdge Capital

NorthEdge Capital has backed the MBO of Phoebus Software Limited (“PSL”), marking the second investment from NorthEdge’s SME Fund I (“SME Fund”). In the increasingly fast-paced financial services sector, PSL delivers software and services that enhance the origination and account servicing processes across a range of products, including residential and commercial mortgages, equity release, bridge […]

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NorthEdge bolsters Yorkshire team

NorthEdge Capital has announced the appointment of Lloyd Williams as Portfolio Director and Maninder Minhas as Investment Manager, bolstering the private equity house’s Yorkshire base. Lloyd has over 25 years’ experience covering private equity, investment banking, corporate advisory and restructuring.  He was formerly the Head of Private Equity for Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain), where he […]

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