Buy-Side Mandates

Benchmark International is contacted daily by acquirers and investors from all around the world, seeking the latest on and off market opportunities. Our quality engagements are coveted by some of the most active strategic consolidators in this industry. Below is a sample of mandates we receive on a daily basis, seeking opportunities like yours.

OUTSOURCED SERVICE PROVIDER

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: OUTSOURCED SERVICE PROVIDER

Target Industries

  • Debt Collection
  • Contact Centres
  • Billing & CIS Software

Revenue

3,000,000 – 15,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

300,000 – 1,500,000 (GBP)

Target Countries

UK wide, extending to Republic of Ireland

DESCRIPTION

A specialist outsourced provider of complex multi-channel customer contact services & comprehensive debt recovery solutions seeking complimentary acquisitions seeks to expand the scope of services that it offers into areas and markets which extend or complement the existing business services provided – Debt Collection, Contact Centre and Billing & CIS Software. Smaller acquisitions would be considered if close synergies exist.

STRATEGIC BUYER SEEKING BUYOUT OF TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT STAFFING COMPANIES

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: STRATEGIC BUYER SEEKING BUYOUT OF TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT STAFFING COMPANIES

Target Industries

  • Logistics, E-Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Driving
  • Food Processing
  • White Collar Recruitment

Revenue

1,000,000 (GBP) MINIMUM

EBITDA

250,000 (GBP) MINIMUM

TARGET COUNTRIES

UK wide

DESCRIPTION

The company provides and manage workforces and use training and business improvement techniques to ensure increased levels of efficiency to give their clients a significant commercial advantage. Their mission is to build and develop the most reliable integrated workforce in the country and be the leading creator of opportunities, jobs and new ideas in the employability, skills and justice sectors. They supply in excess of 43 million hours of temporary labour each year to our diverse portfolio of more than 1,300 clients, including the major supermarket chains, food growers and manufacturers, logistics and distribution centres, customer service organisations, the care sector and welfare to work.

TRAINING & EDUCATION

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: TRAINING & EDUCATION

Target Industries

Training Providers

Target Countries

UK & International

Revenue

0 – 50,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

0 – 5,000,000 (GBP)

DESCRIPTION

Provider of a range of educational courses from over 1000 global training locations across the world, predominantly within the business management and IT sectors. Looking to expand into new areas of training, and exploring the possibility of acquiring established businesses to facilitate this.

RECRUITMENT

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: RECRUITMENT

Target Industries

Customer Contact Centre Recruitment

Target Countries

London

Revenue

0 – 2,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

0 – 100,000 (GBP)

DESCRIPTION

A London based recruitment firm looking for acquisitions in the M25 area. Targets are likely to be involved in Financial, Legal and Customer Contact Centre recruitment.

BUSINESS SERVICES

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: BUSINESS SERVICES

Target Industries

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Legal
  • Marketing Agencies

Revenue

0 – 10,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

0 – 5,000,000 (GBP)

Target Countries

UK & International

DESCRIPTION

One of the world’s fastest growing professional and specialist consultancies. Their aim is to become a major global business dealing in recruitment, by a strategy of acquisitions and organic growth in high value markets.

Focusing on contracts of the permanent, temporary and interim nature for positions across all industry sectors and have a powerful portfolio of recruitment brands.

Significant operations across the UK, Europe, USA, Brazil, Russia and Asia, we operate across 25 cities in 14 countries.

RECRUITMENT COMPANIES

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: RECRUITMENT COMPANIES

Target Industries

  • Logistics Recruitment
  • Manufacturing Recruitment
  • E-Retail Recruitment
  • Food Processing Recruitment
  • White Collar Recruitment

Revenue

1,000,000 – 50,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

1,000,000 – 5,000,000 (GBP)

Target Countries

UK

DESCRIPTION

The business is an established recruitment company who provide temporary and permanent recruitment contracts across the UK. The company have a network of over 400 locations and supply in excess of 43 million hours of temporary labour per year. The company have made several previous acquisitions and are constantly acquisitive.

LAW FIRM SEEKING ACQUISITIONS FOR CONTINOUS GROWTH

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: LAW FIRM SEEKING ACQUISITIONS FOR CONTINUOUS GROWTH

Target Industries

  • Professional/ Legal services
  • Consultancy

Target Countries

UK

Revenue

1,000,000 – 10,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

0 – 500,000 (GBP)

DESCRIPTION

UK based leading law firm looking to expand through takeovers. Interested in high-quality practices with long term clientele, located within the South of England, UK.

CONSULTANCY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMPANIES

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: CONSULTANCY AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COMPANIES

Target Industries

  • Assurance Consultancy Services
  • Geomatics
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Building Information Modelling

Target Countries

UK & Europe

Revenue

1,000,000,- 25,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

250,000 – 5,000,000 (GBP)

DESCRIPTION

The company are one of the UK’s leading consulting and contracting companies and cover many aspects of asset management and civil engineering. The business have been established for over 20 years and are seeking to grow and diversify their portfolio further.

SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDER WITH DESIRE TO INCREASE NATIONAL MARKET SHARE SIGNIFICANTLY

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: SECURITY SERVICES PROVIDER WITH DESIRE TO INCREASE NATIONAL MARKET SHARE SIGNIFICANTLY

Target Industries

  • Security
  • Facilities Management

Target Countries

UK

Revenue

5,000,000 – 50,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

1,000,000 – 5,000,000 (GBP)

DESCRIPTION

Organic and acquisition growth has resulted this service provider becoming one of the largest privately owned security companies in the UK within their areas of expertise. Looking to grow within each of their ten existing sectors, this consistent acquirer has a continued desire to not only increase significantly their market share but also to develop further their current extensive customer base.

RECRUITMENT COMPANIES

UK TRADE BUYER

MANDATE: RECRUITMENT COMPANIES

Target Industries

The company are recruitment providers to the following sectors:

  • automotive
  • energy and chemicals
  • government
  • industrial and infrastructure
  • manufacturing and life sciences
  • power & renewable energy

Revenue

5,000,000 – 50,000,000 (GBP)

EBITDA

250,000 – 5,000,000 (GBP)

Target Countries

UK & International

DESCRIPTION

The company is a specialist engineering recruitment agency who provide a range of recruitment services, including; direct hire, contract, managed services, campaign management and payroll management. The business has been established for over 30 years and has an international network of offices across six continents.

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