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Third Bridge

A leading player in the independent research industry

July 2017
Investment Date
UK
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Business Overview

  • Third Bridge is a leading player in the independent research industry, with a range of products designed to provide its investor clients with the best intelligence
  • The company aims to solve the biggest challenge for investors: access to high-quality, relevant information

  • Since its creation, the company has achieved an exceptional track record of organic growth and a truly global footprint, with six offices across Europe, the US and Asia
  • The business operates primarily on a subscription basis, providing a high level of revenue visibility and a stable customer base

Investment Thesis

  • Established a top three position within the global market

  • Double-digit market growth driven by a strong trend towards outsourcing expert calls

  • Global, blue-chip customer base with a low historical churn rate

  • Experienced and committed management team led by the founding partners, with a strong track record of delivering organic growth

Origination

  • Originated through strong relationship with the sponsor as well as management of the company

  • Third Bridge represents the second transaction completed with IK, by the PCS funds

  • PCS3 acted as sole lender to the company

  • Primary transaction

https://www.thirdbridge.com/en