INVESTMENT:

£7.5 Million

FIRST BACKED:

2011

EXITED:

2016

LOCATION:

North Shields

SECTOR:

Wholesale

REVENUE CAGR:

20%

EXIT:

Private equity

RETURN:

3.0X MM

M&A

  • Transformed a regional business into a national wholesaler through 6 acquisitions during our investment period.
  • NVM established a disciplined and professional approach to the assessment, DD and approval of acquisitions.
  • Developed the corporate structure to allow the executive board to focus on acquisition search and execution as well as providing strategic direction for the senior management team through focused divisional and functional heads.
  • Heavy investment and integration of IT systems to drive operational efficiencies.
    Development of physical depot network to provide national coverage and capacity for growth.
  • Product diversification to focus on higher gross margin products and reduction in reliance on tobacco and alcohol.