Case studies

United Glass Group

Duke facilitated a shareholder restructuring for the family owners of United Glass Group and has since provided the company with further tranches of capital for M&A.

Fabrikat

Duke’s capital was used for a management buyout, which kept majority control of equity, board, and future strategy in the hands of the existing management.

Tristone Healthcare

Duke works closely with Tristone to assess and fund new M&A opportunities as part of their buy and build strategy.

Case Studies

United Glass Group

Duke facilitated a shareholder restructuring for the family owners of UGG and has since provided the company with further tranches of capital for M&A.

Fabrikat

Duke’s capital was used for a management buyout, which kept majority control of equity, board, and future strategy in the hands of the existing management.

Tristone Healthcare

Duke works closely with Tristone to assess and fund new M&A opportunities as part of their buy and build strategy.

Who We Work With

  • Amount invested to date
    USD $21.0m

    Date of investment
    December 2021

    Sector
    Manufacturing

    Use of proceeds
    Debt Refinancing

    Business Overview
    Branding and Signage Manufacturer

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    April 2021

    Sector
    Recruitment

    Use of proceeds
    Management Buy-out

    Business Overview
    Recruitment

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    August 2021

    Sector
    Insurance

    Use of proceeds
    Management Buy-out / Buy-in

    Business Overview
    Insurance Brokerage

  • Amount invested to date
    £13.6m

    Date of investment
    September 2018

    Sector
    Business Services

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Recruitment

  • Amount invested to date
    CAD $27.1m

    Date of investment
    July 2021

    Sector
    Engineering, Procurement and Construction

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Engineering, Procurement and Construction Services

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    March 2024

    Sector
    Steel Fabrication

    Use of proceeds
    Management Buy-out

    Business Overview
    Manufacturer of lighting columns and guard rails

  • Amount invested 
    Exited

    Date of exit
    March 2024

    Sector
    Healthcare

    Use of proceeds
    Growth Capital

    Business Overview
    Pharmaceutical Distributor

  • Amount invested to date
    USD $11.5m

    Date of investment
    July 2023

    Sector
    Glass Fabrication & Installation

    Use of proceeds
    Management Buy-out

    Business Overview
    Designer and fabricator of custom glass solutions

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    May 2023

    Sector
    Data Centres

    Use of proceeds
    Shareholder Restructuring

    Business Overview
    Data centre service provider

  • Amount invested to date
    £25.9m

    Date of investment
    July 2021

    Sector
    IT Managed Services

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Diversified IT managed service provider

  • Amount invested to date
    £14.5m

    Date of investment
    March 2024

    Sector
    Elderly Care

    Use of proceeds
    Acquisition / Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Elderly care home operator

  • Amount invested to date
    £10.0m

    Date of investment
    August 2018

    Sector
    Healthcare

    Use of proceeds
    Growth Capital

    Business Overview
    Hospital construction services

  • Amount invested to date
    £15.0m

    Date of investment
    October 2017

    Sector
    Industrials

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Diversified group of industrial companies

  • Amount invested to date
    £18.0m

    Date of investment
    February 2019

    Sector
    Distribution and Sales

    Use of proceeds
    Management Buy-in / Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Wholesaler of recreational vehicle parts

  • Amount invested to date
    £10.8m

    Date of investment
    November 2022

    Sector
    Fire and Security

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Installation, maintenance and servicing of fire safety and CCTV equipment

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    March 2021

    Sector
    Hospitality & Leisure

    Use of proceeds
    Debt refinancing / growth capital

    Business Overview
    Riverboat cruise operator

  • Amount invested to date
    £8.6m

    Date of investment
    June 2018

    Sector
    Education, Advertising and Leisure

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Diversified investment group, with core interests in education, advertising and radio stations

  • Amount invested to date
    £13.3m

    Date of investment
    March 2018

    Sector
    Manufacturing

    Use of proceeds
    Shareholder Restructuring

    Business Overview
    Manufacturer of coatings and paints for speciality industrial markets

  • Amount invested to date
    £19.4m

    Date of investment
    December 2021

    Sector
    Specialist Care

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Specialist residential and domiciliary care to high acuity adults and care leavers

  • Amount invested to date
    £12.0m

    Date of investment
    April 2018

    Sector
    Manufacturing

    Use of proceeds
    Equity Recapitalisation / Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    One of the UK’s leading independent glass merchants and processors

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    December 2020

    Sector
    Business Telecom

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Communications – one of the largest independent voice and data providers in Ireland

  • Amount invested
    Exited

    Date of exit
    September 2020

    Sector
    B2B Technology

    Use of proceeds
    Buy and Build

    Business Overview
    Global multi-channel experience and engagement marketing platform