Case studies

These case studies represent examples of typical projects that Pace Equity undertakes. We provide a comprehensive handholding service to our clients, assisting with every stage of the process to help achieve a successful outcome.
Sale of Mandata

Successful Sale of Cloud SaaS Business: Mandata Limited Pace Equity Limited, the long-standing mid-market M&A House is delighted to announce the completion of another successful company sale. Mandata (Management and Data Services) Limited, a leading UK provider of cloud hosted software as a service (SaaS) solutions to owners of logistics companies and commercial vehicle fleets,
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Interoute Communications Ltd

Pace Equity is pleased to announce that Interoute Communications Ltd, owner and operator of Europe’s largest cloud services platform, has acquired Quantix, a cloud services provider in Nottingham, England. Pace Equity acted for the buyer, introducing the deal following a focused search of the marketplace for businesses that would add value to their current service
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Sale of Waterchem Ltd

Another Successful Transaction for Pace Equity When the shareholders of Waterchem Ltd, a specialist water treatment and water hygiene compliance business, were approached by a potential acquirer, Pace Equity was retained to advise them on the process of selling their business. As the initial approach did not proceed, the Directors decided to explore their options
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MBO of Budelpack March

Pace Equity was introduced to the management of Budelpack March Ltd the UK based subsidiary of Budelpack International BV, a Dutch contract manufacturing and packing group. The management team had recently effected a turnaround in the performance of Budelpack March but were concerned about the future viability of the parent company. The management team asked
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Funding Secured for Zest

Zest was set up to meet the burgeoning demand for healthy drink and snack alternatives to the overheated coffee and sandwich bar markets. The company achieved outstanding entrepreneurial growth in its first two years but needed institutional funding to reach its stretching growth targets. Sarah Carter, MD said “We knew funding would be difficult due
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Sale of Manrose Manufacturing

Robert Belcher, the 100% shareholder of Manrose, appointed Pace Equity to advise him on the merits of an offer received for the business and review his options. Based on market information and its own knowledge, Pace concluded that the offer was below current market valuations and that it should be possible to generate a higher
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Sale of Delta Environmental

Pace Equity was approached by the majority shareholder of Delta Environmental Services Ltd to assist in a review of the strategic options open to him. He had formed the company in the early 1990’s and built it into an £8m turnover, profitable entity with a strong management team. He was considering either building the business
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Sale of Redwing

In acting for the shareholders of the Redwing Travel group, in its sale to Addison Lee plc, Pace Equity has further consolidated its position as a leading advisor on transactions within the coach and bus sector. Pace Equity also acted on behalf of the shareholders of South Wales based coach and bus operator Bebb Travel
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Sale of Bebb

Pace Equity acted for the shareholders of Bebb Travel Plc, Wales’ foremost bus and coach company, in its sale to Veolia Transportation, the leading private European Passenger transport operator, operating in 25 countries and employing 61,000 people with a turnover of some €3.6 billion in 2004. This acquisition represents a major step for Veolia into
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Sale of Consensus

Pace Equity was commissioned to undertake a selling assignment on behalf of the shareholders of Consensus, a specialist CRM and Membership Management software company. The Pace Equity team advised the shareholders throughout the sale process and undertook a carefully targeted marketing campaign resulting in the company’s sale to Computer Software Group.

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Acquisition by Airgunsport

Pace Equity carried out an intensive acquisition search for Airgunsport. We were tasked with finding a suitable acquisition to complement the existing Airgunsport business. Webley and Scott was selected as the opportunity with the most scope for Airgunsport. Chris Melrose led the Pace Equity team undertaking the research, approaching target companies and assisting with the
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Acquisition by HRP

HRP is one of the country’s leading wholesalers of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. Pace Equity was engaged by HRP to search for complementary acquisitions to add to its portfolio. A comprehensive national search was undertaken and 3D Air Sales was selected as the preferred candidate. The Pace Equity team then assisted HRP with the
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