The CSI Group

A UK-based IT managed services provider

August 2017
Investment Date

Business Overview

  • The CSI Group is a UK-based IT managed services provider focused on helping UK mid-market corporates design, build and manage their IT infrastructure
  • Established for over 30 years, CSI offer their clients deep technical knowledge across infrastructure, applications and cyber security, that complements their internal technology capabilities

  • The company serves over 1,000 businesses across both the public and private sectors

Investment Thesis

  • Highly respected provider of IT managed services with market-leading accreditations and strong industry recognition

  • Attractive structural market growth driven by increasing IT complexity and concerns for cybersecurity

  • High levels of client retention due to the management of highly sophisticated IT systems that are critical to their clients business operations

  • Diverse client base across a broad range of industries


  • Originated through a strong relationship with the debt adviser, Catalyst Corporate Finance and sponsor, MML

  • Represents the second transaction the PCS funds have completed with the sponsor, MML

  • PCS3 acted as sole lender to the company

  • Primary transaction