Acquiring a Business

Pace Equity has over 25 years’ experience in advising, researching and guiding businesses through the acquisition process.

Our premium search service enables us to identify acquisition opportunities within a specific period of time, to individual company objectives. A detailed and methodical search for acquisitions is carried out, based on an agreed acquisition strategy.

Benefits of our service offering include:

  • A highly structured and focused professional service
  • Measurable results within a specific time frame
  • Regular reports back to your company on progress in the project
  • Direct access to our extensive knowledge of market opportunities
  • A highly cost-effective process of achieving your acquisition goals
  • A range of candidates to choose from to make an informed decision
  • A choice of candidates often adds value in the negotiation process

Please contact Joel Penrose to discuss your acquisition requirements.

E:       T: 01491 577889

Case Studies

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 offering. This acquisition bolsters Interoute’s cloud-based unified ICT strategy by adding managed application services to its unified computing and managed hosting portfolio. Utilising Quantix’s “OraCloud” platform, Interoute will look to manage its International customers’ database applications, including Oracle and SQL, as a cloud based service. An early innovator in the cloud space, Quantix’s expertise lie in managing database applications and their associated infrastructure. Interoute plans to build on the rich pool of specialist skills at Quantix’s headquarters in Nottingham and turn it into the Group’s centre of excellence for application management and cloud services development. Interoute said "Pace demonstrated their market knowledge by quickly identifying a very attractive target and facilitating the acquisition process" For additional information on the deal, or to discuss how Pace Equity may be able to assist in growing you business via acquisition, please contact us at: T: 01491 577889 E:

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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 negotiation of the deal....

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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 negotiation and project managed the transaction through to completion....

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