Fladgate advises Odyssey Investment Partners Portfolio Company on ‘bolt on’ acquisition

Our team: Graham Spitz, Gemma Grunewald, Alex Haffner, Mike Tremeer

Fladgate was delighted to advise Odyssey Investment Partners in relation to a ‘bolt on’ acquisition of Essentra Security on behalf of their portfolio company, Digital ID.

Digital ID is a leading ID card company specialising in the sector for over 25 years. The acquisition of Essentra Security, a recognised supplier of ID card printers, further secures Digital ID as the largest ID card company in the UK, with over 100 employees servicing 20,000 customers in over 100 countries.

Lead partner, Graham Spitz commented: “It was a pleasure to work with Odyssey Investment Partners in relation to the acquisition of Essentra Security.  We look forward to watching the business continue to strengthen and develop and wish Odssey every success in the future.”

Commenting on the acquisition Managing Director of the Digital ID Group, Jonathan Fell said: “Graham Spitz and the entire Fladgate team played a vital role in the smooth completion of our acquisition of Essentra Security. They provided an excellent level of commercial, practical and legal advice which was valued.  This acquisition enables the Digital ID Group to evolve its growth strategy to enhance the organic growth we have achieved already this year, and I very much look forward to working with the Essentra team.”

Graham Spitz was supported by corporate associate, Emily Comber, competition partner Alex Haffner, employment partner Mike Tremeer and tax associate Gemma Grunewald.

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