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We love supporting businesses to accelerate their growth. On average, the companies we work with see headcount double and revenue grow by 20% year-on-year.

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Traffic and transport information system

In April 2005 XM Capital led a £20m buyout of real-time passenger information systems ACIS. After doubling profits, The Carlyle Group bought the company for £59m in 2006.

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Risk management

Alcumus is a provider of technology-enabled business assurance and compliance risk management solutions. XM Capital backed the £92m buyout of Alcumus in October 2015 and subsequent £47m acquisition of Santia in November 2015.

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Alston Elliot

Data driven graphics

Alston Elliot provides graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. XM Capital backed its buyout in December 2017.

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Aspen Pumps

Manufacturer of specialist pumps

In 2007 XM Capital led a buyout of Aspen Pumps and helped management to accelerate its growth. The 2015 sale to 3i generated a 22x return on investment. XM Capital re-invested in Aspen Pumps in December 2019.

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Travel technology software

XM Capital backed the buyout of ATCORE, a leading travel technology company, in November 2017. ATCORE provides specialist software solutions for global travel operators.

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Automotive software

Autofutura is a leading provider of automotive sales, retention and renewal software solutions. XM Capital invested alongside founder and CEO Kim Sandom in April 2019 to support the global roll-out of its software.

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Aerospace engineer and manufacturer

XM Capital backed the secondary buyout of the global leader in gap management Avantus in May 2015.

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Bollington Wilson

Insurance broker

In October 2017, XM Capital backed the buyout and simultaneous merger of Bollington Insurance Broker and Wilsons Insurance Broker to create Bollington Wilson Group.

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British Engineering Services

Engineering testing

XM Capital led the carve-out of engineering testing business British Engineering Services ("BES") from RSA plc in October 2015.

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IT recruitment and training

XM Capital backed the buyout of Dutch outsourced IT recruitment and training services specialist Calco in January 2018.

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Cawood Scientific

Laboratory testing services

Cawood delivers highly accredited analytical services to organisations within the agriculture and renewable energy sectors. XM Capital backed the buyout of the business in March 2017.

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Chambers and Partners

Legal global publisher

Chambers and Partners is the leading global publisher of professional rankings and insights for the legal sector. XM Capital led the buyout of Chambers and Partners in March 2018.

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