Bridgepoint has sold to Causeway Technologies, a portfolio company of Five Arrows is the world’s leading road management platform. The company’s Software as a Service platform transforms how highway authorities, utility companies and contractors plan, coordinate and communicate traffic interventions by enabling cross-sector collaboration and seamless public engagement. The platform helps maintain more resilient road networks, reducing congestion, enhancing safety and improving journey reliability. With more than 20,000 operational users and many millions of public citizens and road users, now underpins traffic operations and communications across the UK and the United States.

Bridgepoint originally backed in August 2018 and worked with the management team to accelerate its growth plans as well as extend and develop its range of services.

The Deal

Working closely with the management team, Lincoln International took a hands-on approach, preparing the company for a transaction while providing ongoing market and sector insights. Having developed an in depth understanding of, Lincoln was able to drive an efficient and streamlined process with Causeway, handling the day-to-day execution while ensuring that any key commercial outcomes were successfully negotiated.

Causeway’s acquisition of will significantly enhance its product portfolio and offer an unrivaled experience in managing the road infrastructure to improve efficiency, safety and help drive carbon savings.

James Harris, Chief Executive Officer of, commented, “As we step into this new phase with Causeway, we share a common vision and values, and are excited about the opportunities this collaboration presents. The addition of’s platform with Causeway’s extensive product suite will deliver considerable benefits to our clients in the highways and utilities sector.”

Our Perspective

Anant Kapoor, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Technology, Media & Telecom Group, commented, “ is a truly differentiated company within the transport and traffic technology ecosystem, with an unmatched product offering in the UK and the United States. We are proud to have advised both Bridgepoint and on this transaction and look forward to seeing the company’s continued growth in combination with Causeway.”


Bridgepoint is one of the world’s leading quoted private asset growth investors, specializing in private equity and private debt. With more than €39 billion of assets under management (AUM) and a strong local presence in Europe, the United States and China, Bridgepoint combines global scale with local market insight and sector expertise, consistently delivering strong returns through cycles.

Causeway Technologies

Causeway was founded in 1999 by Chief Executive Phil Brown. Headquartered in Buckinghamshire, UK, it now serves more than 3,000 customers globally with over 500 employees dedicated to providing enterprise and cloud software solutions to support the digitalisation of the construction and maintenance industries, serving consultants, contractors, suppliers and their clients on an international scale.

Five Arrows

Five Arrows is the alternative assets arm of Rothschild & Co and has €23 billion AUM with offices in Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Luxembourg. With more than €9 billion AUM, the corporate private equity business of Five Arrows is focused on investing in companies with highly defensible market positions, strong management teams, business models with high visibility of organic unit volume growth and strong unit economics and multiple operational levers that can be used to unlock latent value. Its focus sectors are data and software technology-enabled business services and healthcare.

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It was a pleasure to work with Lincoln on this transaction. They understood the measure of our business incredibly quickly, worked extremely hard and helped the management team with key insights that were highly valuable in getting the deal over the line and achieving a strong outcome.
James Harris
Chief Executive Officer of

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