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Investments

3

Portfolio Exits

6

Funds

8

About Primary Capital Partners

Primary Capital provides private equity finance for UK-based growth companies valued between £20 million and £100 million.

Primary Capital Partners Headquarter Location

Augustine House Austin Friars

London, England, EC2N 2HA,

United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7920 4800

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Primary Capital Partners buys-out Foster + Freeman

Aug 12, 2019

Primary Capital Partners buys-out Foster + Freeman By Primary Capital Partners has led a management buy-out of forensic science equipment provider Foster + Freeman. The UK-based business attributes its success to creating new solutions to its requirements of forensic document examination and investment in research and design. “Foster + Freeman is an excellent example of how a British engineering company can successfully compete on a worldwide stage,” Alistair Armstrong, partner at Primary Capital, said. “We look forward to partnering with Bob Dartnell and the exceptionally talented people at Foster + Freeman to invest further in R&D and new product development and accelerate the company’s technology leadership, whilst also continuing to deliver the outstanding customer service for which the business has become known.”  The business produces technology such as the new Recover product, the only technology available worldwide for developing fingermarks on fired ammunition casings or bomb fragments. PwC Corporate Finance acted as lead adviser to management, and also provided financial and tax due diligence. Pinsent Masons acted as legal adviser to Primary and DLA acted as legal adviser to management. The sellers were advised by Richard Knight from Harrison Clark Rickerbys. HSBC provided the debt facility. Primary is a leading provider of private equity finance for UK-based growth companies valued between £20m and £100m. TAGS

Primary Capital Partners Investments

3 Investments

Primary Capital Partners has made 3 investments. Their latest investment was in Sigma Sports as part of their Private Equity on February 2, 2021.

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Primary Capital Partners Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/22/2021

Private Equity

Sigma Sports

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1

3/3/2016

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

3/29/2006

Growth Equity

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$99M

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Date

2/22/2021

3/3/2016

3/29/2006

Round

Private Equity

Private Equity

Growth Equity

Company

Sigma Sports

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Amount

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

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Primary Capital Partners Portfolio Exits

6 Portfolio Exits

Primary Capital Partners has 6 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Thompson & Morgan on March 08, 2017.

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Exit

Companies

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Acquirer

Sources

3/8/2017

Acquired

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Primary Capital Partners Acquisitions

16 Acquisitions

Primary Capital Partners acquired 16 companies. Their latest acquisition was Foster + Freeman on August 12, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/12/2019

Acq - Fin

1

7/1/2019

Acq - Fin

1

6/27/2018

$991

Acq - Fin

1

5/5/2018

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5/25/2017

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Date

8/12/2019

7/1/2019

6/27/2018

5/5/2018

5/25/2017

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

Total Funding

$99M

$99M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

1

1

1

10

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Primary Capital Partners Fund History

8 Fund Histories

Primary Capital Partners has 8 funds, including Primary V A.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/25/2019

Primary V A

$12.53M

1

4/25/2019

Primary V B

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$99M

10

4/25/2019

Primary V LP

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$99M

10

7/21/2014

Primary Capital IV

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$99M

10

4/12/2006

Primary Capital III

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$99M

10

Closing Date

4/25/2019

4/25/2019

4/25/2019

7/21/2014

4/12/2006

Fund

Primary V A

Primary V B

Primary V LP

Primary Capital IV

Primary Capital III

Fund Type

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Status

Amount

$12.53M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

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Primary Capital Partners Team

1 Team Member

Primary Capital Partners has 1 team member, including current Chief Executive Officer, Neil Wallace.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Neil Wallace

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Name

Neil Wallace

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Status

Current

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