5 August 2019

VIMA complete MBO

VIMA Group are delighted to announce the completion of an MBO with the support of investment from
Chiltern Capital (“Chiltern”). This is an exciting time for VIMA as we embark on the next phase of our plans for growth and build upon the successes of the last four years since the company was founded. This MBO gives VIMA the opportunity to work strategically with the talented team at Chiltern and us the next logical step to enable us to build on our early success and push ahead with continued expansion, including opening a London office.

Chiltern has taken a majority stake in VIMA and will play an active role in supporting our current management team to continue driving growth. The company focus on investing up to £15 million of equity in growing businesses with ambitious management teams which will benefit from strategic, financial and operational support, and which have the potential for significant growth and value enhancement.

Dean Taylor commented: “VIMA is on the next stage of its ambitious and exciting growth plan and Chiltern have provided the investment and strategic advice to help us on the path to achieve our vision. We look forward to the next phase in VIMA’s journey, supported by the professional advice and assistance from Chiltern.”

Thomas Holroyd, Investment Director at Chiltern, added: “Dean and Graham have achieved a tremendous amount with VIMA over the last four years. We are delighted to be supporting such an experienced team with their plans to grow the company, expand the consultant base, and diversify into adjacent sectors.”

Thomas Holroyd and Alex Sheffield of Chiltern will join VIMA’s Board.

Learn more at https://chilterncapital.co.uk