Investor relations
Chris Davison
Head of Investor Relations
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Human resources
Caroline Carr
Chief Human Resources Officer
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Noémie de Andia
Head of Communications
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Denise Gallagher
Marketing Manager
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Permira Holdings Limited
Alistair Boyle
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Permira Debt Managers
James Greenwood
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Past investment


At exit, Intelligrated was a leading North American-based provider of advanced automation and fulfilment solutions. Its systems drive productivity for e-commerce companies, retailers, manufacturers and the parcel industry. See how Intelligrated underwent a period of tremendous growth, with our backing…

2012Acquisition year
2016Exit year
>90% Revenue growth
$1.5bn Enterprise value

Together we achieved

  • More than 300% growth in the sales pipeline and more than 90% revenue growth
  • Several major new customer wins including UPS, Amazon, USPS, Nordstrom, Walgreens and Tesla
  • Significant enhancement of software capabilities and aftermarket
  • Expansion into emerging markets


This was accomplished by

  • More than tripling R&D investment in new systems and capabilities, including in automated storage/retrieval systems, a full parcel solution to enter the high-growth global parcel market, and robotic solutions
  • Strategic investments in software products and capabilities and in building a dedicated aftermarket sales force
  • Strengthening the leadership team with key hires in software, aftermarket and sales
  • Establishing a local presence in Brazil and China which are deep consumer markets that are still in the early days of e-commerce growth
  • Completing three acquisitions during including two small software businesses and the acquisition of United Sortation Solutions, a supplier of specialized products to Intelligrated and a key supplier to the US Postal Service, which further extends Intelligrated’s capabilities in the parcel segment

The metrics

Sales LTM July 2012


Sales 2016E