Continuum provide human Due Diligence for private equity firm FPE Capital deal with Masstech and SGL

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in blogs | 0 comments

Continuum was delighted to provide the Human Due Diligence support in the recent acquisition by FPE Capital of Masstech and SGL to form a new group.  The simultaneous acquisitions of Masstech and SGL creates an extensive, global platform in digital media workflow automation, asset management and archiving.

Steve Wycherley, Director at Continuum, said:

‘We were delighted to work again with Llewellyn John at FPE and to meet with Joe French and his team. Once again, our proven process expertly profiled individuals, the team and the organisation enabling us to report to the investment team at FPE on capability, growth potential, team dynamics and human risks for the new group.

‘Since the deal has been completed, Continuum have followed up with feedback to Joe French and his senior team on the results of the human due diligence process.’

About Continuum

Continuum is an organisation development firm focusing on helping our clients to liberate human potential, to deliver value and achieve ambitions more rapidly. The main areas of our business are Human Due Diligence, Talent Assessment, Organisation Development and People Development. Over the past year we have been engaged by FPE Capital and a number of other Private Equity firms to provide human due diligence in their investment process and we are currently working on a number of projects that have yet to be finalised.

About FPE Capital

FPE Capital, a leading UK growth capital investor, have a highly experienced team that brings together entrepreneurial, operational and private equity experience to help high growth companies in the UK realise their potential.  As a strong partner, they provide capital, together with the experience and energy to drive exceptional growth in large markets across diverse geographies.

About the merged group

The merged group will be headquartered in the UK, generating strong profitability on sales of c.£10 million and will offer greater breadth and reach to its broadcast customers by filling gaps in geographical coverage, markets and product lines. The combined entity will manage a substantial volume of dynamic digital assets in Broadcast news and production, providing more than 500 blue chip customers with automated movement and storage of digital video content.


If you want further information on how Continuum can contribute to the Human Capital Due Diligence in your investment process please contact us.