INVESTMENT APPROACH


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Core Capital provides a flexible investment approach tailored to the needs of each business.

We work closely with our management teams to add value in:

  • Formulating strategic plans

  • Optimising senior team structure and focus

  • Scaling operations in regional or international expansion

  • Executing bolt-on acquisitions

  • Refinancing’s

  • Exit preparation; a discipline that starts on day 1

Our experience of growing and selling businesses has been gained both as entrepreneurs and investors.

We are a small team and personally invested in the funds we manage, so we are fully focused on making every deal a success.

Ultimately, our track record demonstrates that we deliver results.

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£218mFunds raised to date
3.6xMoney multiple achieved on realised investments
4.0xRevenue growth across investments since 2005
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Portfolio news: AlliedPRA


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AlliedPRA completes first acquision of buy and build programme

 

AlliedPRA, the market-leading destination management company in the USA, completed the first acquisition of its buy and build programme in August.  AlliedPRA has been serving the market for over 40 years, providing high-value, high-touch professional services for major corporate group meetings, incentives, conferences and events ('MICE').  Clients include hundreds of the world's largest blue-chip corporates, leading global and US travel management companies, major US incentive agencies as well as many of the principal US associations.

 

Led by CEO Tony Lorenz, it will be pursuing a series of further bolt-on acquisitions over the course of the next 6 months funded by an acquisition facility provided by Opus Bank.  The acquisition programme will drive AlliedPRA system-wide revenues past the $100m level.  Core Capital worked alongside the management team to secure the funding and are actively supporting the team in the buy and build programme.

 

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Core backed Ark Home Healthcare acquires HC21's home care business

 

Ark Home Healthcare (Ark) has announced the acquisition of Housing and Care 21’s (HC21) £29.2 million-turnover home care business.   The acquisition sees Ark take on 11 branches in England, strengthening its core presence across the North, Midlands and London. Ark now has a combined total of over 2,000 employees and delivers more than 50,000 hours of care a week. 

 

Despite the difficult funding conditions prevailing in the UK social care sector, Ark has been successful in establishing itself as a high-quality care provider. It has organically grown its contracts with Local Authorities and now, having completed this transaction, is actively seeking further acquisition opportunities in both the domiciliary and high acuity care services.

 

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