Private Equity News UK – Mobeus backs Management Buyout of GW Global Insights
Mobeus has announced its backing of Management Buyout of GW Global Insights, a leading provider of market intelligence and consulting services to the energy and low-carbon markets. The acquisition will strengthen Mobeus’ presence in the market intelligence and consulting space, complementing its existing gas industry knowledge. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year.
As the world moves ever closer to a low-carbon economy, the importance of hydrogen continues to grow. Not only is hydrogen an environmentally friendly fuel, but it has the potential to play a significant role in the global economy. That’s why Mobeus backs the management’s buyout of GW Global Insights, a leading provider of information and insights on the hydrogen market. With over 15 years of experience in providing this unique type of information, GWGI is well placed to meet the demands of the growing hydrogen market. We’re confident that this buyout will result in even greater growth for both companies in the years to come.
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Founded in 2003, GWGI’s “Gasworld” brand (www.gasworld.com) is highly regarded
Mobeus (www.mobeus.com), a leading provider of energy management solutions, has backed management buyout of GW Global Insights, a Boston-based global energy intelligence company. The deal, worth $50 million, is expected to provide Mobeus with access to GWGI’s broad suite of analytical products and services, including its Gasworld brand (www.gasworld.com), which is highly regarded for its expert analysis of the global natural gas market. Mobeus plans to use the data and insights from the acquisition to support its natural gas operations in North America.
The growing importance of hydrogen in the low-carbon economy
The growing importance of hydrogen in the low-carbon economy is evident by the number of acquisitions being made in this area. Mobeus backs Management’s acquisition of GW Global Insights, which will help the company expand its hydrogen domains. The acquisition advances Mobeus’s goal of providing comprehensive solutions for the global hydrogen marketplaces. By acquiring GW Global Insights, Mobeus is positioning itself to be at the forefront of future developments in this field. The future of hydrogen looks very promising, and with companies like Mobeus leading the charge, the sky is the limit!
Richard Babington, Mobeus Partner, commented “We are delighted to have completed Mobeus V’s latest investment into GWGI. The business’s talented team has plans to further diversify the business’ service offering and continue the rapid growth trajectory of its leading, sustainability focused, H2 View brand. We look forward to working alongside the team in executing their exciting strategy.”
Mobeus was advised by HMT (Financial DD and buy-side advisory), Plural Strategy (Commercial DD), Michelmores (Legal), Trillium (Exit Review), Grant Thornton (Tax Structuring) and Sustainable Advantage (ESG). Corbett Keeling provided corporate finance advice to the shareholders.
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