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Lyceum-backed Briefing Media, the UK’s fastest growing agriculture information business, today announces that it has acquired Global Data Systems (“GDS”). GDS is the publisher of two market leading intelligence platforms: FeedInfo – the world’s leading source of news and premium intelligence for the meat, biotechnology and animal feed sectors; and FlexNews – a vital news service for senior executives working at multinationals in the global food industry.
Lyceum Capital-backed Coryton Advanced Fuels has been listed in the Sunday Times’ Fast Track SME Export 100 List – a list of the UK’s SMEs with the fastest-growing international sales figures.
Congratulations to Martin Wygas who has been named a rising star in private equity by Financial News / Private Equity News in their list of Top 40 under 40 in private equity. Martin, who was made partner earlier this year, has been with us since 2008.
Lyceum-backed Isotrak, a leading provider of telematics services and business intelligence software to the logistics sector, has been included in City AM’s Leap 100 – a list of the UK’s most high growth businesses.
Investor appetite for UK based SMEs is at its highest level for five years according to research from Lyceum Capital and Cass Business School. Analysing private equity investments in 2015 with an enterprise value between £10m and £100m, the Lyceum Capital and Cass Business School UK Growth Buyout Dashboard reveals that the volume of transactions increased by 12% over the year, with 87 investments totalling £3.43bn (2014: 78 investments totalling £3.38bn).
Lyceum Capital, the growth investor, has expanded its Operations and Development team further with the appointment of Mark Rogerson as Partner. Mark will work closely with the management teams of portfolio companies to help them to grow and build value.
TotalMobile, the leading mobile solution provider backed by Lyceum Capital, retains place on G-Cloud 7 procurement framework.