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Mayfair Equity Partners
Oakley advise Mayfair on its acquisition of GCI
Transaction Type:
May 2018
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Oakley Advisory Limited (“Oakley”), the independent corporate finance firm offering specialist advice across the TMT sector, jointly advised Mayfair Equity Partners LLP (“Mayfair”) on its acquisition of GCI Managed Services Group Limited (“GCI” or the “Company”).

Mayfair is a buyout and growth capital investor, providing capital to businesses in the Consumer and TMT sectors. It focuses on building strong partnerships with exceptional management teams. Current investments include Ovo Energy, Yo! Sushi, Promise Gluten Free and Fox International.

GCI is one of the UK’s leading and fastest growing Managed IT Service providers to SMEs, corporates and public sector clients. It is the UK leader in Managed UC Solutions based on Skype for Business. GCI was founded 18 years ago and has around 500 employees, with seven offices across the UK.

The transaction was signed on 4 May 2018 and will enable GCI to continue to execute its acquisition strategy. The Oakley team comprised James Chapman-Andrews, Managing Director and Marc Horn, Director.

James Chapman-Andrews, Managing Director at OAL, commented:

“We have known both the Mayfair team and the GCI team for a number of years and we are delighted to have had a role and provided strategic advice on this transaction. With its expansive sector knowledge and experience, Mayfair is a fantastic partner for GCI and we wish them every success with this investment.”

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