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Quayle Munro advises Inflexion on the management buyout of Calco

06 February 2018 in News & Insights

Quayle Munro is pleased to announce that it has advised funds advised by Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, one of the UK’s leading independent mid-market private equity houses, on the backing of the management buyout of Calco Group B.V. (“Calco”).

Calco is a leading Dutch provider of outsourced IT recruitment and training services to large blue-chip corporates, specifically focused on the provision of junior professionals mainly to the finance and insurance sectors with clients including the main banks and the top insurance companies in the Netherlands. More recently, Calco has entered into new industry segments such as consumer goods, telecoms, energy, logistics and healthcare and aims to continue to expand into these newer markets.

Richard Swann, Partner at Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, said: “We look forward to partnering with management in this next chapter for the business. We are excited about building on their success in the Netherlands and accelerating their growth plans. Quayle Munro’s knowledge of the sector and support throughout the transaction were invaluable and we thank them for their input in delivering a great outcome.”

Simon Gluckstein, Managing Director at Quayle Munro, said: “We are delighted to have helped Inflexion conclude their acquisition of Calco and wish them and the business every success in their partnership. This transaction is further evidence of our extensive expertise in Education, Training and IT services, as well as adding to our established track record of successful private equity mandates.”

This transaction continues Quayle Munro’s work with private equity with recent transactions involving Aquiline Capital Partners, BC Partners, Bencis Capital Partners, EQT, Five Arrows Principal Investments, Francisco Partners, IK Investment Partners, Investcorp, LDC, Naxicap Partners, Oaktree Capital Management, Pollen Street Capital, Silverfleet Capital and TA Associates.

For transaction enquiries please contact:
Simon Gluckstein
Tel: 020 7907 4200
Email: simon.gluckstein@quaylemunro.com

Tim Shortland
Tel: 020 7907 4200
Email: tim.shortland@quaylemunro.com

About Quayle Munro
Quayle Munro is an independent advisory firm that has an extensive, global track record of working with a wide variety of companies underpinned by data & analytics, content, software and financial services. We advise on a full spectrum of corporate finance matters including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity fundraisings, IPOs, public transactions, restructurings and strategic and valuation advice. Quayle Munro is particularly adept at working with private-equity-owned and entrepreneurial-led businesses experiencing high growth. For more information please visit our website.

Quayle Munro is being acquired by Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), a global, independent investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting, with offices in Europe, the United States, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. The agreement was signed on 16 January 2018 and is expected to close following regulatory approvals. For more information on Houlihan Lokey, please visit hl.com.

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