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    FDM Group shortlisted as Company of the Year for commitment to equality in Europe

    Leading IT employer, FDM Group, has been shortlisted as Company of the Year in the European Diversity Awards 2014. FDM has been shortlisted alongside prestigious organisations including, Royal Air Force, Phillips and Volvo Group. Widely known as the “Oscars of Diversity”, the European Diversity Awards received hundreds of nominations from countries across Europe. Now in its fourth year […]

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    FDM Honours First FDM MSc Programme Graduate

    The UK’s leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has honoured its first graduate from the FDM MSc Programme at the Brighton Dome. The graduation ceremony, held on 28th July, saw FDM Trainer Kevin Wright accept his Master’s in Applied Computer Science from University of Brighton. FDM fully-funded the course, which he studied via distance learning alongside his day job with the company. Developed i […]

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    Meet the first graduate from FDM’s MSc Programme

    FDM is proud to announce that Kevin Wright has graduated from FDM’s MSc Programme with an MSc in Applied Computer Science. He took on the three-year course alongside employment as an FDM Trainer and found time to study during the evenings and weekends. He particularly enjoyed “writing complex applications and learning about the benefits of existing computer algorithms”. FDM’s MSc Programme was dev […]

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    FDM Group awarded special honour for its support of Britain’s Reservists

    Leading IT employer, FDM Group, has been awarded a Certificate of Support for its commitment in employing Britain’s Reservists. Hosted by South East Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association, and the Ministry of Defence Campaign Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers (SaBRE), the event invited companies in the South East for a presentation of honours to those who have recognised the value Res […]

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    FDM is valued at £300m

    As published by City AM, 18th June 2014. FDM, an IT support services group, yesterday completed a flotation that valued the company at a touch over £300m. The deal, which was advised on solely by Investec, sees the private equity group Inflexion selling its entire shareholding to raise £234.7m. Rowena Murray, who was part of the Investec team on the deal, said the institutions were more than happy […]

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    UK – FDM Group announces share pricing for IPO

    As published by The Staffing Industry, 18th June 2014. International IT recruitment firm FDM Group, yesterday, announced its public offering and the successful pricing of its proposed placement of 84,561,856 ordinary shares at £2.87 per share. Based on the offer price, the company has a market value of £308.5 million. On admission to the London Stock Exchange, the company will have a free float of […]

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    Taylor Wessing cashes in on new client for £308m FDM listing

    As published by The Lawyer, 19th June 2014. Taylor Wessing and Eversheds have won roles advising on the IPO of IT services provider FDM Group, with the former gaining a new client following a competitive pitch process. The group, which is owned by private equity group Inflexion, was taken private in 2010 after being founded in an attic by Brighton-based Rod and Sheila Flavell in 1990. Its flotatio […]

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    Inflexion quids in on £308m FDM listing

    As published by The Daily Telegraph, 17th June 2014. Private equity group cashes out entirely from IT services company, making over 16 times return on its investment after relisting business after four years Private equity firm Inflexion has cashed out entirely via a £308m listing of professional IT services company FDM, in a rare example of a buyout group securing a full exit in a stock market li […]

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    Family tech group FDM returns to market

    As published by The Times, 18th June 2014. A British technology company founded in an attic 23 years ago is to become Britain’s largest listed IT services provider after returning to the market with a £308.5 million valuation. FDM, which is run by husband and wife team Rod and Sheila Flavell, will test the appetite for another technology float after pricing at 287p a share. The shares start tradin […]

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    Inflexion exits FDM with £308m flotation

    As published by Education Investor, 17th June 2014. IT and training firm FDM Group has listed on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of £308.5 million. The business, formerly owned by Inflexion Private Equity, offers graduate training for corporates, as well as IT consultancy services and retraining programmes for returning soldiers. Inflexion bought a majority stake in 2010 for […]

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