OC&C advises Inflexion on the sale of Chambers and Partners to Abry Partners
Following providing sell-side support to Inflexion, we’re pleased to congratulate them on the sale of Chambers and Partners to Abry Partners. Since its founding in 1990, Chambers, a renowned B2B Information Services provider in the legal sector, has become the global leader in the provision of independent research, data and analytics across 200 jurisdictions, delivering detailed insight to the world's leading lawyers.
OC&C advise Innovus Smart Engineering on acquisition of Movares
We're pleased to have advised Innovus Smart Engineering on their recent acquisition of Movares, having supported with synergy identification and sizing during the process. Movares is a leading specialist in the design and renovation of rail, energy and infrastructure. The company was founded (as Holland Railconsult) in 1995 and has developed into a consultancy and engineering firm with a wide-ranging portfolio.
OC&C advises MMGY Global on sell to EagleTree Capital
Following recent sell-side support to MMGY Global, we’re pleased to congratulate them on their new partnership with EagleTree Capital. The announcement sees the leading New York–based middle-market private equity firm acquire MMGY Global from its previous partner Peninsula Capital Partners LLC, and other shareholders.
OC&C provides sell-side market & commercial support to 6point6 on its acquisition by Accenture
OC&C is delighted to have supported Management of the leading UK technology consultancy, 6point6, with its successful transition to leading global professional services firm Accenture. We provided market and commercial sell-side support throughout the process. 6point6 specialise in complex digital transformations, encompassing cloud, data and cybersecurity.
OC&C provides sell-side support to Orkla on partnership with Rhône Group
After providing strategic advice and vendor due diligence to Orkla ASA and their subsidiary, Orkla Food Ingredients AS (OFI), we’re delighted to congratulate them on the announcement of their partnership with Rhône. The deal will see funds affiliated with Rhône, the transatlantic private equity firm, acquire a 40% stake in OFI. The transaction implies an enterprise value of NOK 15.5 billion.
OC&C provides buy-side support to Lote Global Investments on acquisition of Chaiwalla
Following providing buy-side support, we’re delighted to congratulate Lote Global Investments on its successful acquisition of Chaiwalla. Lote Global Investments is a leading family investment firm with a strategic focus on Private Equity and Real Estate. This recent investment further strengthens their already robust portfolio. Chaiwalla, the quick-serve restaurant brand, entered the food and beverage scene in 2016 and now boasts 90 global establishments to its name.
OC&C advises Warburg Pincus & Reiss on recent stake sale to Next
After recently providing sell-side support to Warburg Pincus & Reiss, we are delighted to congratulate them on their successful stake sale to Next. This sale of Warburg Pincus’s stake comes after a period of robust and sustained growth for the international brand. Since its initial store opening in Bishopsgate in 1971, the British modern fashion house has evolved into a highly esteemed retail success.
Testing prices in TIC
The unexplored growth lever in TIC (Testing, Inspection, and Certification) – why now is the time to find the right price. We are in exceptional times. Inflation is rampant, and companies find themselves under pressure to maintain profitability. Prices are changing, that much is certain, but it’s a tug-of-war between suppliers and customers. The question is, what is the right price, for who?
FMCG’s global giants see record growth in OC&C Global 50 report
The world’s largest consumer goods companies surged to their highest growth in a decade last year, driven by soaring prices and solid sales volumes. Our Global 50 report found revenue growth hit a record high of 10.9% across the world’s largest suppliers, as huge input costs were passed on to consumers. That built on the 9.3% growth experienced in the post-Covid rebound of 2021, meaning major FMCG multi-nationals have seen growth of over 21% over those two years.
OC&C support Butternut Box on capital raise
Butternut Box, the fresh pet food company founded in 2016, has raised GBP 280m in a funding round led by General Atlantic and L Catterton. Butternut Box is Europe’s largest fresh dog food brand, feeding dogs in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Poland. Proceeds will go towards accelerating the organisation's UK leadership position, as well as helping grow its presence throughout Europe and beyond.
OC&C advise Evolution Funding and LDC on its sale to Carlyle
We're delighted to congratulate Evolution Funding, a portfolio company of LDC, on its successful transaction to Carlyle.
OC&C advise Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan on sale of Premier Lotteries Ireland
We're pleased to congratulate Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) on their recent sale of Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI). We provided commercial and strategy sell-side support during the process, working closely with both OTPP and the Management team. PLI, headquartered in Dublin, is the operator of the Irish National Lottery having been awarded a 20-year licence by the Irish Government in November 2014.
OC&C advise Exponent on Investment in TestingCo
We're pleased to advise Exponent on their recent investment in TestingCo. OC&C provided buy-side support during this process. TestingCo is a leading European independent software testing platform. Based in the Netherlands, the company provides extensive software testing and quality engineering solutions for its long-term, blue-chip clients. Exponent will support the existing management team.
OC&C advise With Intelligence on investment from Motive Partners
We're pleased to advise With Intelligence on receiving a majority investment from Motive Partners. We provided sell-side support during the process. With Intelligence are a leading provider of investment data and intelligence to the global asset management industry. Founded in 1998, and now with a footing in Europe, North America and Asia, the company blend data from a variety of the platform's brands to deliver a range of insights.
OC&C advise PM&Partners on acquisition of a complete wiper systems producer
We're pleased to have advised PM&Partners on their recent acquisition of Italtergi. We provided buy side support during the process. Founded in 1991, Italtergi is a leading European producer, specialising in complete wiper systems for: Agriculture Construction and Handling Equipments, Quadricycles, Marine, Avionics and Special Applications including limited series cars.
OC&C advise Primat on add-on investments in the fasteners’ treatments market
We're pleased to congratulate Primat, owned by PE fund Hat, on their recent investment in Curtis Metal Finishing & Vi.Pi.Effe Pen. We provided support during the buy-side of the process. Curtis, an American group with offices in Sterling Heights (Michigan) and Machesney Park (Illinois), provide specialist engineered protective coating, pre-treatment, heat treatment for metal fasteners, with customers across several sectors, including automotive and construction.