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14 March 2014
Gresham LLP (“Gresham”), a leading lower mid-market UK investment firm, today announced that it has sold its interest in LAS Claims Management (“LAS”), the Birmingham based household claims management business, to The Innovation Group (“TIG”).
14 March 2014
Gresham LLP (“Gresham”), a leading lower mid-market UK investment firm, today announces that it has agreed to sell ICR Integrity (“ICR”), the Aberdeen-based international energy services group, to Graphite Capital (“Graphite”). The terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
20 January 2014
Gresham LLP (“Gresham”), a leading mid-market UK investment firm, today announced that it has agreed to sell its interests in Hotter Shoes (“Hotter” or “the Company”) to Electra Partners.
18 November 2013
Investis, the leading provider of digital corporate communications to listed companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Grigson as its new Chairman.
07 November 2013
Gresham Private Equity (“Gresham”), a leading mid-market UK investment firm, today announced that it has agreed to sell Swift Technical Group (“Swift” or “the Company”) to Wellspring Capital Management (“Wellspring”).
10 July 2013
Midlands based critical communications company cites growth in new sectors as key to record sales and profits
09 May 2013
IESA, a leading international business process outsourcing (BPO) company based in Warrington, Cheshire, has recently appointed Glenn Timms as its new CEO. IESA is an international BPO business that manages its customers’ indirect material spend via an integrated e-procurement platform.
07 March 2013
Gresham-backed Hotter Shoes (“Hotter” or “the Company””) today celebrated the opening of its 50th store worldwide.
24 January 2013
Gresham Private Equity (“Gresham”), a leading mid-market UK investment firm, today announces that it has successfully exited 7city Learning (“7city”) through the sale of the business to Fitch Group (“Fitch”). Fitch is combining 7city with its Fitch Training unit to form Fitch 7city Learning, a global leader in financial training. The sale represents a strong exit for Gresham.
08 January 2013
Gresham-backed James Grant Group (JGG), one of the UK’s leading media organisations, has significantly strengthened its service offering by acquiring Hall Or Nothing, a long-established and widely successful music management agency.
08 January 2013
Gresham Private Equity, one of the leading mid-market investment firms in the UK, today announced that its portfolio company ICR Integrity Ltd. (“ICR”), an energy services group based in Aberdeen, has acquired Chemical Injection Utilities Ltd (“CIU”)
Gresham completes the simultaneous £25m MBO of Investis and the acquisition of Hemscott’s investor relations business
02 October 2012
Gresham, the UK mid market private equity specialist, today announces that it has completed the £25 million management buyout of Investis, the UK market leader in the provision of digital corporate communications for public companies. At the same time, the investor relations business of Hemscott has been acquired from Morningstar Inc.
10 August 2012
Gresham Private Equity today announces that ICR Integrity, the asset integrity specialist for the oil and gas industry, has acquired the Kendal-based mechanical services provider MOSS Mechanical On Site Services Ltd (MOSS).
12 July 2012
Gresham, the UK growth buy-out private equity specialist, today announces that James Grant Group (JGG), the market leading provider of management and professional services to the media, music and sports sectors, has acquired Industry Media, the premier specialist business affairs consultancy for the television industry.
19 June 2012
Gresham, the mid-market Private Equity firm, has appointed Michaela Ellison as its new Marketing Manager. Michaela will be based in the London office but will oversee marketing activity across Gresham’s four offices including Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
06 June 2012
Gresham Private Equity, the UK mid market private equity specialist, today announces that it has successfully exited Marston Group through the sale of the business to Inflexion Private Equity.
21 May 2012
Gresham announces that it has invested £23 million in the management buy-out of IESA, the UK market leader in the management of maintenance, repair and operating goods (MRO) expenditure, through integrated supply solutions.
09 May 2012
Gresham, the mid market private equity firm, has appointed Adam Rudd as Investment Manager. Adam joins the Manchester office as part of the deal team. The announcement highlights Gresham’s commitment to building on its highly experienced regional investment team.
24 April 2012
Gresham Private Equity today announces that it has successfully signed a deal to sell its investment in Olaer to Parker Hannifin, the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems. The deal is subject to regulatory approval. The performance of the Olaer Group since acquisition in 2005 will result in an exceptional return on investment for Gresham.
03 April 2012
Gresham, the UK mid-market private equity specialist, today announces that James Grant Group (“JGG”) has acquired Gallowgate Holdings Limited.
28 March 2012
Gresham, the UK mid market private equity specialist, today announces that LAS Claims Management Ltd (“LAS”) has acquired the building consultancy, Waylett and Co (“Waylett”).
08 March 2012
Gresham Private Equity announces today that Team Telecom Group (“TTG”) has acquired wireless technology consultancy, systems integrator and network services provider Red-M, the second acquisition made by TTG since Gresham backed its £32.8m management buyout from Spice Plc in May 2010.
07 December 2011
Gresham, the UK mid-market private equity specialist, today announces that James Grant Group (“JGG”) has acquired two companies: Manchester-based accountancy practice S Crowther & Co. and Islington-based media PR specialists Franklin Rae Communications. These acquisitions are the sixth and seventh completed by JGG since Gresham Private Equity backed its management buyout in August 2009.
13 October 2011
Gresham Private Equity today announces that ICR Integrity has acquired asset integrity specialists North East Corrosion Engineers Ltd (NECE Ltd), in the first phase of the group’s expansion since its formation in July.
11 October 2011
Gresham Private Equity today announces that James Grant Group (“JGG”) has acquired the entire issued share capital of Rabbit Vocal Management Limited, the leading London based Voiceover Management Company.
05 July 2011
Gresham, the UK mid market private equity specialist, today announces that it has backed the secondary buy-out of Walker Technical Resources (“Walker”) from Maven Capital Partners.
10 May 2011
Communications specialist TTG targets growth in the aviation sector with first acquisition to support its successful AirRadio operations
21 February 2011
Gresham Private Equity today announces that the West Cornwall Pasty Company (WCPC), the UK’s market-leading retailer of traditional, quality, handmade Cornish pasties has signed an exclusive partnership with Moto, the UK’s largest motorway service area operator.
05 November 2010
Team Telecom Group (TTG), Gresham Private Equity’s most recently backed investment, today announced the appointment of Sir David Brown, one of the UK’s most respected figures in telecommunications and electronics, as a Non-Executive Director.
02 July 2010
Gresham Private Equity today announces that OJK Limited (“OJK”), part of Gresham backed James Grant Group (“JGG”), has acquired Addis & Co, a Stockport based accountancy practice. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.