Montagu Acquires Maritime Intelligence From lnforma

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Montagu acquisition of Maritime Intelligence from lnforma


Montagu Private Equity LLP (“Montagu”) has agreed to acquire Maritime Intelligence from Informa PLC (“Informa”) for a total cash consideration of £385m. The transaction is subject to various regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Montagu on this transaction.


Montagu is one of Europe’s leading private equity firms and has been investing in businesses for over fifty years. Montagu’s investment strategy is focused on partnership with management in buyouts of high-quality companies operating in stable and growing sectors, providing products and services that their customers would badly miss. It develops a shared strategic vision with management and then provides the necessary financial, strategic and operational resources to help realise that vision and support growth. Montagu partners with companies with enterprise values between €150 million and €1 billion and has €10bn assets under management.

Maritime Intelligence, commonly known as Lloyd’s List Intelligence, is a leading provider of maritime data and intelligence, widely used across the shipping ecosystem, extending to the finance, legal, academic, insurance, and government sectors. Its market-leading products provide reliable, high-quality data and actionable analytics, which help professionals make informed decisions on compliance, risk management and operations. The business consists of maritime data and analytics, insight services, and legal reference sources, including Lloyd’s List, an industry-leading source for global shipping news with origins stretching back to 1734.

lnforma is a leading international B2B markets, knowledge services and business intelligence Group. lnforma helps commercial, professional and academic communities work smarter and make better decisions faster, through specialist content and intelligence, and opportunities to connect and learn.
Technology & Services

Montagu acquisition of Maritime Intelligence from lnforma

August 2022
Montagu Private Equity LLP
M&A - Buyside
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