Nine Group

Telecoms and IT
M&A Managed Buy and Build Programme

The background

Evolution Capital were delighted to be selected by Nine Group, formerly known as Nine Telecom, to advise the shareholders and management team through a value enhancing programme of business acquisitions, to see the company evolve into a wholesale company.

The challenge

Working closely with shareholders and building trusting relationships with business owners is never easy. Due to our longstanding network in the sector, combined with our extensive knowledge of the sector and transaction know-how, Evolution Capital work hard to create seamless synergies for our acquirers, and our strategic review

Advice, planning and preparation

Our first deal within the sector, Nine Telecom not only engaged with Evolution Capital to provide the essential advice and guidance to guide the management team through a successful series of acquisitions, Grahame Purvis,Co-Founder and Chairman of Evolution Capital, worked closely with the management team at Nine to ensure the seamless integration of the businesses acquired alongside management advice delivered to the shareholders.

Grahame Purvis, with the Evolution Capital team, then led the business through 12 acquisitions,to include Dataflow, Shipton Communications, and Club Communications, to name a few. Our advice and acquisitions made on behalf of the shareholders of Nine resulted in the increase of the business value, leading to the eventual sale of the company to Onecom.

A successful outcome

Evolution Capital were honoured to have been chosen by Nine Group to assist their team on their acquisitive trail and journey to value growth for the business.