At Lyceum Capital, we have a clear vision:
to invest wisely, to help ambitious management teams develop and grow their businesses, and to generate strong returns for our investors.
Data & IP
Between 2000 and 2007 the industrial systems and services provider completed three major add-on acquisitions
Briefing Media is a fast-growing agriculture information company
Style Research provides portfolio analytics to the global investment community
Coryton Advanced Fuels
Coryton Advanced Fuels supplies high-specification and bespoke fuels to the aerospace, automotive and oil industries
EBITDA at Asquith Schools grew by almost 100% before we exited in 2004
We exited Asquith Schools in 2007 having doubled profits
Carewatch is a national provider of home-based care
EAT. is a high-quality food-to-go provider with more than 100 stores across the UK
Sequence Care Group
Sequence Care Group provides specialist care services for adults with learning disabilities
Profits had more than tripled when we exited the vehicle fleet management supplier in 2008
Before it was sold to BUPA in 2006, we doubled headcount in the three years during which we supported this the home care business
With our support the risk management consultancy’s EBITDA rose from £3.1m to £8.6m between 2005 and 2007
When we exited, sales at the heating and electrical systems services business had grown from £65m at acquisition to £116m
4 add-ons transformed Synexus into a world-leading clinical trials specialist
We helped transform M&C from a family-owned business into the largest outsourced energy management provider in Europe.
Compact Media Group
Under Lyceum’s ownership CMG’s client base grew by 75%
Bellrock supplies property and facilities management services to large public, private and third sector organisations
We supported Access to complete 18 add-ons in 4 years
With our support, Clearswift’s profits grew to £6m at Exit
Isotrak provides fleet management software for the logistics and transport industry
Totalmobile is a leading developer of digital workforce management software
We exited the IT services management and governance company in 2010
At time of Exit, 70% of Adapt’s sales were from managed cloud services
Sabio is a market-leading provider of contact centre telecommunications solutions
We backed Timico, the Managed Cloud Service Provider, in 2017
I’ve worked with a number of private equity firms but Lyceum is different. Many firms talk about teamwork, but those like Lyceum that create genuine partnerships are rare.
Proven experience, operational expertise and industry expertise make Lyceum the perfect partner for the company’s next stage of growth.
Lyceum’s passion and ambition for business were clear differentiators upfront and identified them as a really strong partner from the outset.
Lyceum’s operational framework was a really effective tool for pulling things together and they’ve brought clarity to strategic thinking.