NorthEdge Capital

NorthEdge Capital LLP is a private equity firm specializing in investments in lower middle market, management buyouts, growth and development capital, or equity release situations. It seeks to invest in companies based in the North of England, with a focus on Leeds, and Scotland. The firm in companies with EBITDA greater than £1 million; sales value greater than £10 million; and enterprise value between £10 million to £100 million. It seeks to take a majority stake. NorthEdge Capital LLP was founded in 2009 and is based in Manchester, United Kingdom with additional offices in Birmingham, United Kingdom and Leeds, United Kingdom .

Andy Ball



Grant Berry

Managing Partner


Mike Craven

Investment Manager


Jordana Cropper

Investment Director


Phil Frame

Director, Head of North West


Rob Freer

Director, Head of Midlands


James Hales

Director, Head of Origination


John Hammond



James Marshall

Investment Director


Dan Matkin

Investment Director

Liam May



Nicola McQuaid



Lucie Mills

Director, Head of Business Transformation


Mani Minhas

Investment Director


Kevin O'Loughlin

Investment Director


Keven Parker

Partner, Head of Portfolio


Jon Pickering

Partner and Head of New Business

George Potts

Investment Manager

Prem Mohan Raj

Partner, COO


Tom Rowley

Director, Head of Yorkshire and North East


Andrew Skinner

Director, Head of Midlands


Ray Stenton

Managing Partner


Andy Tupholme

Portfolio Director

37 past transactions

Prohire Plc

Acquisition in 2018
Prohire is at the forefront of providing specialist Contract Hire, Short-term Rental, Repair and Maintenance, Accident Management and Fleet Management solutions to vehicle operators throughout the UK. Our business has been built on supporting blue chip, multi location operators where the commercial vehicle fleet is a means to an end. We see it as our responsibility to manage your commercial vehicle fleet in its entirety while you focus on your core business.

Help-Link UK Limited

Private Equity Round in 2013
Help-Link UK provides international home repairs. We started life in a small Yorkshire town, and we’re now the country’s second largest boiler installer Although we’re big — fitting over 20,000 boilers in the UK each year — we’re not too big for our boots. We’ve kept our down-to-earth local attitude, meaning you’ll not only get the best price, but the best service. We’ve built our entire business around quality of service, affordability and professionalism and are committed to energy efficiency. We only install ‘A’-rated energy-efficient systems, working with leading manufacturers to ensure your home is fitted with only the latest, highest-quality boiler.

ITC Luxury Travel Group

Acquisition in 2016
Established in 1974, we pioneered the concept of luxury travel in the UK. A strong 40 years later, we remain privately owned and our unrivalled experience and close relationships with the world's finest hotels mean the ITC Luxury Travel Group can tailor trips to suit your unique needs. Over the years the ITC Luxury Travel Group has expanded with several companies including ITC Luxury Travel, ITC Sports Travel, Deva Travel, ITC Owners Flight Club and Horse Racing Abroad ensuring our clients travelling needs are met and exceeded. A desire for innovation and being the 'first' has endured, ensuring the recent launch of new and innovative products which compliments the values of the business. We believe passion only comes when you love what you do and for every single member of staff, a prerequisite of working here is a love of travel, because we live travel. To see the full portfolio of brands under the umbrella of ITC Luxury Travel Group click here.


Acquisition in 2021
Correla is a product-oriented technology and data services firm that develops new products and services.

Sumo Digital

Acquisition in 2014
Sumo is a world-class, award-winning game developer with seven UK studios in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle, Leamington Spa, Warrington, The Chinese Room in Brighton, and Red Kite Games in Leeds, along with our India studio in Pune.

FPE Global

Acquisition in 2013
FPE Global is a UK based manufacturer with more than 50 years of industry leading experience in supplying material handling and processing solutions. The team develops an unrivalled range of solutions that help customers to meet the ever increasing demands of modern production requirements. The business prides itself on being a global platform of “best in class” materials handling and processing technologies that, through world leading people and systems, deliver significant value to customers and shareholders. Its range of products include pneumatic conveying systems, mechanical handling equipment, mixing technologies and FIBC filling and discharging. Whether it is handling difficult flowing materials, increasing product variety, complying with health and safety regulation or improving the company's carbon footprint, FPE Global has a solution. The company also boasts a state of the art 30,000 sq ft manufacturing and testing facility to help customers develop cost-effective solutions to their bulk handling needs.

Helios Medical Communications

Private Equity Round in 2021
Helios Medical Communications is full-service global healthcare communication and strategic consultancy agency.

Ramsdens Holdings PLC

Acquisition in 2014
Ramsdens is a growing, diversified, financial services provider and retailer, operating in the four core business segments of foreign currency exchange, pawnbroking loans, precious metals buying and selling and retailing of second hand and new jewellery.

Platinum Stairlifts Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 2018
Platinum Stairlifts Ltd. designs, manufactures, and supplies domestic curved stair lifts for home applications. The company also provides winter warmers and ice grips; aids for all rooms; bariatric tools; bathroom and bedroom products; car accessories; clearance products; clothing, slippers, and shoes; dementia care; dining and drinking products; gift ideas; garden and hall products; handling and transferring tools; health, wellbeing, and therapy products; hearing and incontinence aids; kitchen equipment, leisure and miscellaneous products; orthopedics; pediatric products; hoists and slings; phones and hearing equipment; safety and security solutions; scooters; sitting room products; walking and mobility products; and wheelchairs and accessories online. It sells its products through a network of authorized stair lift dealers in the Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Keighley, United Kingdom. Platinum Stairlifts Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Platinum Rails Holdings Limited.


Private Equity Round in 2021
Distology strives to set the standard in value added distribution for the IT Security field - representing best of breed vendors and supporting an extensive network of IT resellers in the UK & Ireland. Their ethos is based on trust, transparency, energy and drive which means that their partners, and in turn their customers, receive products and services that provide real business benefits.

TK Components

Acquisition in 2015
TKC are a trade supplier to the UK and Ireland kitchen and bedroom industry offering a vast range of doors, accessories and components to trade customers. Since our establishment in 1989, our aim has always been to provide quality products at competitive prices. With over 50 kitchen door ranges in our collection today, we pride ourselves on the exceptional service and solutions we offer.


Acquisition in 2019
Catalis Plc, through its subsidiaries, engages in game testing, and development and publishing activities in the United Kingdom, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, the Testronic Division and the Publishing Division. It offers games for consoles and personal computers; and quality assurance services to studios in the film and TV sectors. The company also provides functional and localization testing services for games and quality assurance and localization services for FTV content channels for FTV market. It serves film and TV studios. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

Roberts Jackson Solicitors

Private Equity Round in 2014
Roberts Jackson Solicitors is an industrial disease law firm.

Orbis Property Protection

Acquisition in 2018
Orbis Protect is a specialist in vacant property security providing a complete empty property management service for commercial and social housing properties; lone worker protection through our BS5979 Cat II and BS8484 accredited Alarm Receiving Centre; and specialist cleaning and infection control services to customers across the private and public sectors. In the UK, they protect and keep secure more than 15,000 void properties as well as 25,000 lone workers and clean 60,000 properties annually. They are the empty property security experts delivering a one-stop-shop solution to reduce the risks associated with vacant buildings, ensuring our clients meet their insurance requirements in the most cost-effective way, allowing them to focus valuable time and resources on their core business. Spread throughout the UK, its base of more than 40 offices and depots means they can provide a 24/7 responsive, fully-resourced, and local service with its fleet of more than 200 vehicles.

Accrol Papers

Private Equity Round in 2014
Accrol Group Holdings plc engages in the soft tissue paper converting business in the United Kingdom and Europe. The company manufactures and sells private label toilet rolls, kitchen towels, and facial tissues. It serves discounters and grocery retailers. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Blackburn, the United Kingdom.


Acquisition in 2016
Neighbourhood is a New York-inspired restaurant and bar offering a vibrant dining experience.


Series A in 2018
Pimberly is an innovative, cloud-based, SaaS PIM (Product Information Management), DAM (Digital Asset Management) and Workflow platform. It has been designed to handle unlimited numbers of SKUs and data feeds so is perfect for manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Pimberly seamlessly manages all product data, assets and attributes within a fast, scalable, modern browser experience. This enables you to have automatic interfaces with suppliers, customers, resellers, websites, new routes to market and internal systems.

Cubic Motion Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 2017
Cubic Motion is the world leader in real-time model-based computer vision and digital animation, renown for achievements in performance-driven facial capture. With technology and processes developed by a large team of award-winning PhD scientists, animation specialists and producers, the company licenses products and services for real-time visual tracking and animation in video games, films, virtual and augmented reality.


Private Equity Round in 2014
At Solidor They have been designing, engineering and manufacturing composite doors in the UK since 2004 and their original doors still stand the test of time today. The business was set up by Andrew Mobley who sought to bring to the market something genuinely unique, that would give the beautiful appearance of timber, yet with harnessing modern, low maintenance materials. Since 2008, Gareth Mobley has run Solidor, keeping the family name associated with the brand and he’s been instrumental in developing what is now widely agreed to be the finest composite door in the UK. As a trade only manufacturer, the company can purely focus on what they are good at, while the doors are sold and installed through a nationwide network of experienced and proven installation companies.

Fine Industries

Private Equity Round in 2013
Recently launched, Fine Equinity Limited is a subsidiary of Fine Software Solutions Limited (part of the Fine Industries Group), which hosts the product equinITy. The equinITy software product has been designed as an intelligent training system for the racehorse industry.

Clearly Drinks Ltd

Private Equity Round in 2017
Clearly Drinks Ltd produces and sells a range of soft drinks brands for the United Kingdom and international clients. The company offers flavored water and bottled spring water. It also offers tailored contract bottling solutions for various kinds of soft drinks. The company sells its products through stores. Clearly Drinks Ltd was formerly known as CBL Drinks Limited and it changed its name to Clearly Drinks Ltd in September 2016. The company was founded in 1885 and is based in Sunderland, United Kingdom.

Bridge Farm Group

Private Equity Round in 2017
Bridge Farm Group is a producer of ornamental plants, flowers and herbs. Bridge Farm works with major UK supermarkets under the brand name Neame Lea, the 2017 UK Grower of the Year, where outdoor plants, flowers and herbs are of increasing importance as a category. Bridge Farm’s core supermarket customer base, which includes Tesco and Aldi, is growing faster than the overall market as supermarkets increase garden ranges targeting shoppers buying for convenience or on impulse, and accordingly securing a greater share of the market.


Acquisition in 2020
Altia-ABM develops and supplies software for police and private sector investigations in the United Kingdom and Australia. It offers Insight, an end-to-end investigation management software product that helps to solve various types of crime, as well as allows users to illustrate every step of their investigation; Investigation Toolkit that gives users the edge in financial investigations, and creates excel-based records of account statements; Financial Analysis Toolbar, a solution that works with the Investigation Toolkit, combines a range of financial analysis tools with the power of excel, and speeds up the process of interrogating financial data; Digital Manager, a solution that integrates with Holmes 2 and gives UK police forces a single solution that links various evidence to each case for making it easy to store, access, and share; SmartCase, a cloud-based incident, investigation, and case management system; and Pegasus, a solution that allows law enforcement agencies to manage various aspects of covert operations. The company’s products are used in police forces, trading standards, revenue and customs, and assets recovery, as well as accountancy firms, which carry out their own investigations. It serves clients in the areas of crime, counter terrorism, road traffic, investigation, child protection, drugs, fraud, confiscation, money laundering, professional standards, local policing, trading standards, and disclosure. The company also provides software installation and support services; and training services. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom with additional offices in Toronto, Canada; and Melbourne, Australia.

IPortalis Limited

Private Equity Round in 2018
iPortalis is a Cloud Services company specialising in brokerage, aggregation and portfolio management. At the heart of our service is the iPortalis Control Portal (iCP), a software platform that automates many of the complex tasks associated with Employee Lifecycle Management. The iCP is recognised as one of the world’s fastest growing self-service cloud provisioning and management platforms.

Belfield Group

Acquisition in 2016
Belfield is a UK designer and manufacturer of furniture and home furnishings, including upholstered furniture, mattresses, window coverings and cushions. Belfield Furnishings has grown into one of Europe’s largest and most successful manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors of upholstered furniture, soft furnishings, curtains and accessories, caravan interiors and beds. Working with most of the UK’s high street retailers and with the enterprise and resources to develop new markets, Belfield’s success looks set to continue into the future.

Future Industrial Services

Acquisition in 2017
Future Industrial Services Limited has since 1999 offered a range of Waste Management and specialised Industrial Services to meet the requirement of Government Agencies, Local Authorities, Public Utilities, national and multi-national companies. All of who demand the highest standards and cost effective solutions to their waste management, industrial cleaning, emergency spillage response, decommissioning and decontamination requirements. The company operates a range of specialist equipment including a large fleet of articulated vacuum tankers able to carry a wide range of products including flammable and acidic materials, High Vacuum “DISAB” tipping tankers, High Pressure jetting units, Mobile Dewatering units, including a 15bar mobile membrane filter press, isolation equipment and mobile pollution abatement plant including mobile pollution prevention chambers operating under negative pressure with extraction to activated carbon and or caustic scrubbing units. Future Industrial Services are committed to the highest standards of technical expertise and customer care delivering sustainable environmental solutions. Our ambition for the Company is to build long-term relationships with our customers so that we understand their processes and can work together to generate real sustainable cost improvements. We will identify the best practicable environment option available either through recycling, recovery, treatment, incineration or landfill that will both protect and enhance the natural environment.

Abbey Logistics Group Limited

Acquisition in 2016
Abbey Logistics Group Limited is a Greener European Logistics Provider operating Bulk Liquid Tankers (Food, Non Hazardous and Hazardous), Bulk Powder Silos (Food and Non Food), Intermodal Bulk (Liquid and Powder), Palletised Freight (Ambient, Temperature Controlled, FTL and Groupage) and Warehousing Facilities (Including Bulk handling) throughout the UK and Europe.

Cloud Technology Solutions Ltd

Acquisition in 2018
Cloud Technology Solutions, one of the faster growning cloud companies in Europe is a Google Apps Premier Partner, works with enterprises, educational institutions and government agencies to help them innovate and collaborate in the Google Apps cloud. Since 2008, the company has transitioned over 1,000,000 people from legacy, on-premise systems into the cloud with messaging, collaboration, and custom development for the web and mobile devices. As a leading Global Cloud Service Provider, Cloud Technology Solutions are trusted by many of the world’s most well known organisations to help them move their businesses define a cloud ready strategy, deploy and implement cloud solutions, integrate those solutions with legacy systems and other clouds, and provide ongoing education and support for the new cloud eco-systems. Cloud Technology Solutions are renown world-wide as the Google Apps Migration experts, but migration is just the beginning of your evoluation to the Google Apps cloud. Cloud Technology Solutions delivers a complete range of services to help your organization to take full advantage of the Google Apps cloud environment.


Acquisition in 2014
Utilisoft is dedicated to the energy and utilities sector and offers solutions that meet the evolving needs of thier clients. Their software is oriented to offer ease of operation and efficiency, keeping the technological complexity away from the user.


Acquisition in 2013
Jigsaw24 are the most magical IT company, providing Insanely Great creative technology solutions and services for more than 25,000 enlightened customers, including large businesses, creative professionals, media companies, education institutions and prosumers. With over 20 years' experience, their incredible team have gained Apple's highest customer satisfaction levels and more accreditations than you can shake an iPad at (including one of the UK's leading Apple Authorised Resellers and Apple Authorised Service Providers). With offices in Manchester and Nottingham, Jigsaw24 now report annual sales of £60m and a strong balance sheet with £7m net assets.

Direct Healthcare Services Ltd

Acquisition in 2016
Direct Healthcare Group is is a fully integrated developer and manufacturer of a range of innovative pressure care products designed to prevent medical issues such as pressure sores, which can lead to serious, sometimes life threatening diseases.

Arthouse Limited

Acquisition in 2015
Arthouse Limited manufactures and supplies interior decor solutions. It offers wall coverings and home decorative products, such as wall art collection, room dividers, mirrors, cushions, clocks, storage products, animal heads, coving and tiles, photo frames, and sculptures; and Christmas decorations. The company sells its products through stockists and online retailers. Arthouse Limited was formerly known as Tim Wilman Design Studios Limited and changed its name to Arthouse Limited in August 2002. The company was incorporated in 1999 and is based in Rossendale, United Kingdom. Arthouse Limited is a former subsidiary of Arthouse Holding Ltd.


Acquisition in 2019
Phoebus is a tailored loan and savings management system. It gives you a complete package to look after all your lending and savings needs - from initial customer contact, through approvals and servicing, to final redemptions. In an increasingly fast-moving financial world, Phoebus gives you a flexible and cost-effective solution that’s simple to install and use. A system that will support your current business in depth, while also opening the way to expansion.

Total Fitness Ltd.

Acquisition in 2015
Total Fitness Ltd. operates a network of health and fitness clubs in the United Kingdom. It facilities offer gym equipment, swimming pools, and group exercise studios, as well as indoor running track, squash courts, and martial arts training services. The company operates 17 health clubs in the North of England and Wales. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Handforth, the United Kingdom.

Lights4fun Limited

Acquisition in 2020
Lights4fun Limited offers and sells lights. The company provides indoor lights, outdoor lights, christmas lights, lantern, wedding lights, solar lights, events lights, halloween lights, and inspirational lights. Lights4fun Limited was formerly known as LIGHTS4 FUN LIMITED and changed its name to Lights4fun Limited in May 2007. Lights4fun Limited was founded in 2003 and is based in Harrogate, United Kingdom.

DW3 Products Group

Private Equity Round in 2014
DW3 Products Group is a dynamic business that is changing the perception of the fenestration industries in the UK. Through the strategic investment in companies that can demonstrate true innovation and potential for further growth, we are shaping the market and moving its consumers away from cheap me too, towards higher value, quality products. The first investment was made in composite door pioneer, Solidor, who continue to set the benchmark in their respective sector for product development, industry firsts and intuitive marketing campaigns. Then DW3 acquired Window Widgets and Residence 9 with its Gloucester HQ in 2015, much like Solidor this business sets the tone for the window market in the U.K, and has single handedly raised the bar in terms of innovation, quality and design. Over the past 12 months the group has invested heavily in capex, operational platforms, I.T infrastructure, technology and new products to ensure the continuation of its ambitious growth strategy as part of its 20/20 vision. DW3 is passionate about investing in, and leveraging its technology and I.T platforms to deliver industry leading levels of business analytics, along with a best in class online customer experience. Being tech enabled, across all of our businesses, ensures that we are constantly ahead of the curve and finding new opportunities to grow our business and its profitability. The DW3 group employes 300 people across its sites in Stoke on Trent and Gloucester, with revenues in excess of £42m in FY17, and on track for £52m in FY18. Headed up by CEO, Gareth Mobley, with the support of non-executive chairman Ken Williamson. The group is underpinned by North-West based NorthEdge Capital, who manage over £530 million in private equity funds and have committed to a number of strategic acquisitions and investments by DW3 Products Group.


Acquisition in 2018
Cutwel is an engineering tooling supplier that offers a variety of tools and accessories including cutting tools, work holding and tool holding products, measuring tools, lubrication, storage cabinets, and 3D printers. It stocks all major brands including YG-1. Korloy, UFS, Benz, Chandox, Insize, Mahr, Bison, Presto, Vargus, Shaviv, Vardex, Dinox, Millers Oils, Bott, M.Conti, Blum Novotest, and Karnasch. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire.