Vespa Capital has sold Com Laude to PX3 Partners

Com Laude

Com Laude is a global leader in internet domain name management and online brand protection. Headquartered in the UK, Com Laude is a tech-enabled services company that manages internet domain name portfolios, monitors digital brand infringement and ensures secure online brand presence for large corporates. The company provides mission-critical internet domain name services to many of the world’s foremost branded companies, essential to the smooth functioning of their internet presence and infrastructure. Com Laude is led by an experienced group of industry specialists, with employees in the UK, North America, Europe and Asia.

The Deal

Lincoln International worked hand in hand with the management team and collaborated seamlessly to orchestrate a successful transaction. By adopting a proactive approach and meticulously preparing the company for a transaction, Lincoln facilitated an efficient and streamlined process to optimize value for shareholders. Com Laude’s partnership with PX3 Partners is poised to significantly enhance its first-class technology and service offerings, which will deliver considerable benefits to its enterprise customer base.

Our Perspective

Chris Brooks, Lincoln International Managing Director who led the transaction, commented, “Com Laude stands as a truly differentiated company within the domain name management space, with an unmatched service offering backed by industry-leading technology. We thoroughly enjoyed working with the shareholders and management team and look forward to Com Laude’s exciting future with its new partner as the company enters its next phase of growth and development.”

Vespa Capital

Vespa Capital is a leading private equity investor in the UK lower mid-market, supporting niche and disruptive high-growth services and technology businesses. Based in London, Vespa Capital backs ambitious management teams leveraging their knowledge, experience and networks to advance their portfolio companies and help them achieve their potential.

PX3 Partners

PX3 stands for purpose, passion and performance. It is a pan-European private equity firm founded in 2021 by Petter Johnsson, Gianpiero Lenza and Sébastien Mazella di Bosco with headquarters in London. It invests behind transformative themes and targets companies operating within select segments of the business services, consumer and leisure and industrials sectors with strong business fundamentals. PX3 is committed to supporting ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams build great businesses through transformative growth internationally and operational improvement. PX3 is the continuation and consolidation of the founding partners’ investment strategy and their relationship-focused and distinctive value creation model honed more than 20 years working together.

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We were delighted to have worked with Lincoln to secure a new partner for the business. The Lincoln team was able to build an exceptional understanding of the group’s strong differentiators and their dedication and tenacity were central to the success of the project. Lincoln's insights and advice were invaluable, guiding both Com Laude’s team and the shareholders to a successful and satisfactory conclusion.
David Forbes
Partner at Vespa Capital

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