MBO of C3 Limited

Logo of C3 Limited

PEM Corporate Finance advised the management team on the buyout of C3 Limited.

Company background

C3, based in Cambridge, develops communication platforms and associated applications, which enable businesses to automate their call handling processes, to generate new revenue streams, improve call handling efficiency and lower costs.

Since 1990 over 350,000 lines of communications technology have been installed worldwide.  The company has a broad customer base covering a wide range of sectors including Retail companies, Hospitals and NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, Universities, Telecom companies, Virtual Call Centres and Interactive Service Providers.  C3 equipment is used for a broad range of applications such as television phone-ins, monitoring lone workers in various work environments and helping loved ones to keep in touch with troops abroad.

What was special

The deal allowed this Cambridge based technology business to develop to its full potential by incentivising management and providing adequate financial resources for growth.

Deal structure

Debt finance was provided by Lloyds TSB Corporate and equity finance by management.


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