Trillium Partners Advises Centaur Media PLC On The Acquisition Of Profile Group And The Arrangement Of A New £40m Credit Facility
Trillium Partners Limited (Trillium), the independent corporate finance advisory firm, has advised Centaur Media PLC (Centaur), a leading UK-listed B2B information and events group, during the acquisition of Profile Group (UK) Limited (Profile) (the Acquisition), a specialist digital information business, for a total cash consideration of £8m, and the arrangement of a new £40m four-year revolving credit facility (the Facility).
Profile (www.profilegroup.co.uk) provides forward planning and contact information to media, PR and marketing professionals. The acquisition supports one of Centaur’s principal strategic objectives to grow digital subscription revenues in its core markets. The Facility, which was secured with attractive pricing and terms, will fund the Acquisition and will provide Centaur with the financing capacity to support future acquisitions.
Trillium specialises in M&A, financial restructuring and fund raising transactions and corporate finance advice. The firm has a core expertise in information products and digital media, providing support for clients as they undertake transactions to position themselves for sustainable future growth and profitability.
Geoff Wilmot, Centaur’s CEO, commented:
“We are very pleased to have completed the acquisition of Profile and the new revolving credit facility will be instrumental in supporting our future development. Trillium provided valuable support during the acquisition and financing processes.”
Stephen Routledge of Trillium added:
“The strategic fit between Profile and Centaur is clear and this new facility provides Centaur with the capability and flexibility to develop its broader acquisition strategy.”
About Trillium Partners
Trillium Partners is an independent mid-market firm that advises listed companies, private firms and financial sponsors on M&A and Private Capital raising transactions valued at £20 million to £500 million in the B2B Information Services and Events, Consumer Media, Learning and Development, and Marketing Services.
Over the last 30 years, we have advised our clients on a comprehensive array of transactions in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia, with an aggregate value in excess of £10 billion. Underpinned by deep sector knowledge and insight, our expertise extends from private acquisitions and disposals to public offers and raising capital from the private equity, family office, banking and alternative finance communities for working capital, business development, acquisitions and buy-outs.
For more information regarding this transaction, please contact Stephen Routledge or Philip Mastriforte on +44 (0)20 3008 8375