Year: 2014

MML joins forces with Clean Linen Services to support growth plans
MML Capital Partners ("MML") is delighted to announce it has made a significant partnership capital investment into CLEAN Linen Services (“CLEAN”), the leading commercial laundry operator. Over the last 10 years CLEAN has achieved exceptional growth, with sales trebling from £10m to £30m, and made significant investment into its market leading laundry facilities. The investment from MML will facilitate the next phase of CLEAN’s ambitious growth plans.
MML invests into ingredients producer Nactis Flavours
MML Capital Partners has made a €10 million investment into Nactis Flavours, a specialist in aromatic raw materials, ingredients and flavours based in France. MML is taking a minority share in Nactis, and is partnering with CEO and founder Hervé Lecesne to deliver an international growth plan.
MML completes investment in VIP Cinema Seating
MML Capital Partners ("MML") is pleased to announce that it has made an investment in VIP Cinema Seating ("VIP").
Apache Industrial Services completes two acquisitions
MML Capital Partners (“MML”) is pleased to announce that Apache Industrial Services, Inc. (“Apache”) has completed two acquisitions: Southern Insulation Inc. (“Southern”) and Stark Sandblasting and Painting Co. (“Stark”). Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed.
MML Capital Partners successfully exits the Regard partnership for €119.5m
MML has exited its investment in The Regard Partnership, with The Montreux Healthcare Fund taking a majority stake in the business with support from Macquarie Lending. This provides MML with another strong exit from its portfolio realising a 2.8x return on its investment.
MML portfolio companies on the acquisition trail
Following the recent funding injection from MML Capital at the end of July, fast growing property Management Company, Lomond Capital has secured a significant foothold in Birmingham with the acquisition of leading agency John Shepherd Lettings, for an undisclosed sum. John Shepherd Lettings has 1,050 properties under management.
MML invests into Lomond Capital to fuel growth in private residential rental market
MML Capital Partners has made an investment into Lomond Capital, to enable Lomond to build on its current momentum and accelerate future expansion in the UK’s rapidly expanding residential property rental market. MML is taking a minority share in Lomond and its investment follows Investec Growth & Acquisition’s financing which was put in place in September last year.
Vanguard Healthcare completes refinancing
Mobile healthcare provider Vanguard Healthcare Solutions Ltd has raised £16.5m in a debt refinancing deal with high street bank, AIB.
ATA Group completes acquisition
MML Capital Partners LLP are pleased to announce that the ATA Group has completed the acquisition from Kennametal of ATI Garryson, a UK manufacturer of tungsten carbide burs and abrasives. This is the second major acquisition for ATA following the successful acquisition and integration of SGS Burs which was funded by MML’s original investment into the business in December 2012.
Optionis Group bolsters SME Services business
MML Capital’s latest investment, the Optionis Group, has completed its first acquisition of 2014, as it continues to build its ClearSky brand into a ‘one-stop shop’ for SME’s.
MML promotes Luke Jones to Partner
MML Capital has promoted Luke Jones to Partner. Luke has been a key part of the MML UK deal team over the last seven years, and has originated and worked on deals including Instant, Arena, FrontierMEDEX, WSH, EIC and Vanguard Healthcare. He started his career with MML in 2007 as an Investment Manager, having previously worked at Deloitte and PwC. Luke is one of five partners based in the UK.
MML Capital Partners backs Optionis Group
MML Capital Partners has started the new year strongly with a £16 million growth capital investment into the Optionis Group (“Optionis”).

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