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Investments

65

Portfolio Exits

26

Funds

9

Partners & Customers

4

Service Providers

3

About Vitruvian Partners

Vitruvian Partners is an independent private equity firm that specializes in middle-market buyouts, growth buyouts, and growth capital investments in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Northern Europe. The firm focuses on the information technology, life sciences & healthcare, media, financial, business, and consumer services industries.

Vitruvian Partners Headquarters Location

105 Wigmore Street

London, England, W1U 1QY,

United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7518 2800

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Expereo acquires Breeze Networks, further enhancing its SD-WAN/SASE practice and presence in the UK market

Aug 15, 2022

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS AMSTERDAM, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The world’s leading provider of managed network solutions, Expereo, has announced the acquisition of Breeze Networks, a managed service provider of SD-WAN/SASE technologies. The acquisition fuels Expereo’s growth trajectory, further enhancing its SD-WAN/SASE practice, building on its expanding range of services to manage SD-WAN solutions at scale to partners and multinational enterprise customers across the globe. This latest acquisition solidifies Expereo’s ambition to complement its managed network solutions with world-class advisory practice providing guidance to organizations on their global transformation to software-defined and internet-based networking. With the full support of majority investor Vitruvian Partners and minority investor Apax Partners SAS, Expereo intends to continue its acquisition strategy. Breeze Networks is a managed service provider of cloud-based (SD-WAN) network connectivity and security solutions for enterprises and government agencies. An innovative and flexible network integrator, Breeze sources and manages the best SD-WAN networking and security solutions on the market. As part of the acquisition, Expereo welcomes Matthew Lea, CTO of Breeze Networks as Technical Portfolio Lead. His expertise will be a great addition to the knowledge base of Expereo’s Technical team, led by CTO, Kristaps Petrovskis. Lea will drive Expereo’s expansion plans for its SD-WAN/SASE practice, solidifying the company’s presence in the UK market in his new role at Expereo. “This acquisition comes at an exciting time, as we expand our SD-WAN services to address the growing need for agile, cost-effective cloud access and global network solutions in the market. With our shared vision to simplify global connectivity and provide world-class customer experience, the expertise of the team of professionals behind Breeze Networks will contribute great value as we join forces,” comments Irwin Fouwels, CEO of Expereo. “Having recently worked with Expereo on a global deployment for one of our customers, we witnessed first-hand the shared values of both companies and commitment to providing excellence in delivery and customer service. We are excited about joining the Expereo family and are certain that the global reach and scale of Expereo will be a benefit to all of our stakeholders," says George Cowan, Managing Director of Breeze Networks. The rapid adoption of cloud-based applications and SD-WAN technologies puts Internet-based WANs at the center of multinational companies’ business models. Expereo is committed to simplifying the sourcing and management of such network solutions, whilst ensuring exceptional customer experience to cater to the needs of its MSP partners and multinational clients. About Breeze Networks Ltd Breeze Networks is a privately owned UK based supplier of SD-WAN based Network and Security Managed Services. Established in 2016 the company has designed and deployed a significant number of SD-WAN based global and regional networks to our customers in both the private sector and UK government agencies. The Breeze team have developed extensive knowledge and experience of best of breed SD-WAN/SASE products which allows us to help our customers on their Cloud transformation journeys. About Expereo Expereo is a leading global provider of managed network solutions including, Global Internet, SD-WAN/SASE, and Enhanced Internet. With an extensive global reach, Expereo is the trusted partner of 30% of Fortune 500 companies. It powers enterprise and government sites in more than 190 countries, helping customers improve productivity and empowering their networks and cloud services with the agility, flexibility and value of the Internet, with optimal network performance. Expereo was acquired by Vitruvian Partners in April 2021. The international growth capital and buyout firm acquired a majority shareholding in Expereo from leading European private equity firm Apax Partners SAS.

Vitruvian Partners Investments

65 Investments

Vitruvian Partners has made 65 investments. Their latest investment was in MFS Africa as part of their Series C - II on June 6, 2022.

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Vitruvian Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

6/14/2022

Series C - II

MFS Africa

Yes

2

4/29/2022

Series E

Turtlemint

$120M

Yes

4

4/20/2022

PIPE - V

Bambuser

Yes

2

4/7/2022

Private Equity

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$99M

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10

3/29/2022

Unattributed - IV

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$99M

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10

Date

6/14/2022

4/29/2022

4/20/2022

4/7/2022

3/29/2022

Round

Series C - II

Series E

PIPE - V

Private Equity

Unattributed - IV

Company

MFS Africa

Turtlemint

Bambuser

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Amount

$120M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

4

2

10

10

Vitruvian Partners Portfolio Exits

26 Portfolio Exits

Vitruvian Partners has 26 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was CFC Underwriting on May 20, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

5/20/2022

Acq - Fin

$99M

1

1/25/2022

Merger

$99M

1

6/24/2021

Merger

$99M

13

6/18/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

6/16/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

5/20/2022

1/25/2022

6/24/2021

6/18/2021

6/16/2021

Exit

Acq - Fin

Merger

Merger

IPO

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

13

10

10

Vitruvian Partners Acquisitions

25 Acquisitions

Vitruvian Partners acquired 25 companies. Their latest acquisition was Meriplex on July 18, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

7/18/2022

Private Equity

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

7/13/2022

Other

$99M

$29.68M

Acq - Fin - II

4

8/19/2021

$99M

Acq - Fin - III

3

4/15/2021

Seed / Angel

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$99M

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10

2/3/2021

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$99M

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10

Date

7/18/2022

7/13/2022

8/19/2021

4/15/2021

2/3/2021

Investment Stage

Private Equity

Other

Seed / Angel

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$29.68M

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin - II

Acq - Fin - III

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Sources

1

4

3

10

10

Vitruvian Partners Fund History

9 Fund Histories

Vitruvian Partners has 9 funds, including Vitruvian Investment Partners IV.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

7/31/2020

Vitruvian Investment Partners IV

$4,735.38M

2

6/30/2017

Vitruvian Investment Partners III

$99M

10

12/5/2013

Vitruvian Investment Partners II

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$99M

10

2/27/2008

Vitruvian Investment Partnership I LP

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$99M

10

VIP IV

$99M

10

Closing Date

7/31/2020

6/30/2017

12/5/2013

2/27/2008

Fund

Vitruvian Investment Partners IV

Vitruvian Investment Partners III

Vitruvian Investment Partners II

Vitruvian Investment Partnership I LP

VIP IV

Fund Type

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Amount

$4,735.38M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

10

Vitruvian Partners Partners & Customers

4 Partners and customers

Vitruvian Partners has 4 strategic partners and customers. Vitruvian Partners recently partnered with Scrive on June 6, 2020.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

6/8/2020

Vendor

Sweden

Electronic signature and identity platform Scrive partners with Vitruvian for accelerated European expansion

Scrive , one of Europe 's leading electronic signature and identity solutions has entered a partnership with international investment firm Vitruvian Partners .

1

6/8/2020

Partner

Sweden

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10

12/1/2017

Partner

Sweden

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10

12/13/2016

Partner

United States

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10

Date

6/8/2020

6/8/2020

12/1/2017

12/13/2016

Type

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Sweden

Sweden

Sweden

United States

News Snippet

Electronic signature and identity platform Scrive partners with Vitruvian for accelerated European expansion

Scrive , one of Europe 's leading electronic signature and identity solutions has entered a partnership with international investment firm Vitruvian Partners .

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10

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10

Vitruvian Partners Service Providers

10 Service Providers

Vitruvian Partners has 10 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acq - Fin, and Acq - Fin - III

Management Consultants

Financial Advisor

Acq - Fin, and Acq - Fin - III

Accounting Firm

Financial Advisor, Tax

Acq - Fin

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Acq - Fin, and Acq - Fin - III

Acq - Fin, and Acq - Fin - III

Acq - Fin

Provider Type

Management Consultants

Accounting Firm

Investment Bank

Service Type

Financial Advisor

Financial Advisor, Tax

Financial Advisor

Partnership data by VentureSource

Vitruvian Partners Team

7 Team Members

Vitruvian Partners has 7 team members, including current Founder, Managing Partner, Michael Risman.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Michael Risman

Founder, Managing Partner

Current

Jack Alcock

Senior Vice President

Current

Ian Riley

Managing Partner

Current

Toby Wyles

Bowmark Capital

Managing Partner

Current

Nicolas Macquin

Managing Director

Current

Name

Michael Risman

Jack Alcock

Ian Riley

Toby Wyles

Nicolas Macquin

Work History

Bowmark Capital

Title

Founder, Managing Partner

Senior Vice President

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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