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Alcumus' £92 million deal with Inflexion

16 October 2015

Alcumus has received significant investment from its new financial sponsor, Inflexion, valuing the business at £92 million.

Inflexion invests in established high growth businesses and are one of the UK’s leading independent private equity houses.  They have one of the largest mid-market teams in the UK and are also supported by a network of international offices in Brazil, China and India.

Alcumus serves over 8,000 clients, including 35% of the FTSE 100, providing outsourced risk management services which are critical to compliance with UK regulations and internationally recognised standards.

Martin Smith, CEO of Alcumus, said: "We have known the Inflexion team for many years and they share our vision for the next stage of Alcumus’ growth. Their knowledge and understanding of the market coupled with the team’s appreciation of our culture make them the right partner for the future development of our business. We look forward to expanding our offering and continuing to deliver service excellence to our clients.”

Inflexion will work alongside Alcumus’ ambitious management team to further grow the business organically and via selected acquisitions.

Simon Turner, Managing Partner at Inflexion, commented: "We have been tracking Alcumus for a number of years and are delighted to be able to join forces with such an accomplished team. The UK compliance and certification market is growing strongly and with Alcumus’ proven track record of diversifying its suite of services to offer the most value to its clients, it is well-placed to grow market share under our ownership.”