Company summary

Capita is the UK's leading outsourcing company with annual revenues in excess of £3bn. The Company employs over 45,000 employees across ten different business segments focussed on both the private and public sector. Capita is a significant player in the education arena, providing ICT, management software, HR, payroll and resourcing, property services, insurance and legal advice to as many as 80,000 schools and local authorities. Education revenues in 2012 exceeded £300m.

Company news

Capita plc Releases Interim Management Statement

14 May 2013 - Capita plc, the UK's leading customer and business process management company, has issued its interim management statement covering trading and financial progress to date in 2013. more →

​Capita Preferred Bidder for £1.7bn Educational Services Contract

28 November 2012 - Capita plc, the UK’s leading outsourcing company, has confirmed it has been recommended as preferred bidder to create an educational support services joint venture (`JV') with Staffordshire County Council, subject to the Council's Cabinet approval. more →


Equity Strategies successfully advises on $342m nutrition and health acquisition

25 January 2016 - ​Equity Strategies is pleased to announce its lead role in the acquisition of INVE Aquaculture Holding B.V.

Animal Health | Benchmark Holdings plc

Equity Strategies advises on £11m strategic acquisition in aquaculture genetics and tilapia breeding

27 October 2015 - Equity Strategies advises Benchmark Holdings plc on the acquisition of two key players in the tilapia breeding and genetics sector.

Education | Benchmark

Equity Strategies originates £3.2m acquisition of leading veterinary CPD & training provider

19 March 2015 - Equity Strategies originates acquisition of leading veterinary CPD and training provider, Improve International on behalf of Benchmark Holdings plc.

Animal Health | Benchmark Holdings plc

Equity Strategies advises on £41m deals in aquaculture breeding and genetics

02 March 2015 - Equity Strategies advised Benchmark Holdings plc on two strategic acquisitions in aquaculture breeding and genetics valued at £41m.

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Our expertise

Deal origination - acquisitions - We help quoted companies and private equity houses source acquisitions in the UK and overseas.

Deal origination - disposals - We help owners of companies wishing to dispose of their business.

IPO advice - We provide strategic, financial and valuation advice to companies considering an IPO.

Valuation - We undertake valuations for ESOP transactions, employee share schemes and for a wide range of fiscal, legal and commercial purposes.

Our sectors

Our corporate finance skills can be employed in a wide range of sectors. We have a particular strength in animal health, education, outsourcing, IT, data analytics and financial publishing.

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