Pinsent Masons advises Inflexion on £73m secondary buy out of onthebeach.co.uk

08 Oct 2013 | 09:23 am |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised leading independent private equity house, Inflexion, on the buy out of online travel agent onthebeach.co.uk.

Based in Cheadle, On the Beach carries more than 900,000 passengers each year and has says it has grown rapidly on the back of significant investment in technology, content and marketing.

Simon Turner, Managing Partner at Inflexion, commented: “On the Beach has grown rapidly over the last few years, taking market share from traditional, high street travel agents.

"The company has an exceptional management team which has developed a sophisticated and well-invested technology platform. Following our investment, we’ll support them to further grow the business in the UK, explore opportunities for international expansion and, with the help of our digital director, ensure the business is digitally optimised.”

Pinsent Masons acted for Inflexion. The team was led by Gregg Davison, supported by James Fitzgibbon, Amie Norris, Lisa McMullan and Rupert Bent. Commenting, Gregg Davison said:

“We are delighted to have advised Inflexion through this process and we congratulate them and the superb management team on this transaction. This deal highlights the appetite and potential for further growth in the travel sector, this being the third private equity transaction we have completed since the summer for online travel retailers.” 

Latest press releases

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons named as one of Stonewall's Top Global Employers 2020

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been recognised as a leading lesbian, gay, bi and trans employer by LGBT charity Stonewall in its Top Global Employers Index 2020 for the fifth consecutive year.

Pinsent Masons advised Schütz Family Office on the acquisition of Freie Internationale Sparkasse

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Schütz Family Office on the acquisition of private bank Freie Internationale Sparkasse S.A..

Pinsent Masons named a top ten family friendly employer for fourth year in a row

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has been named as one of the top ten family friendly employers in the UK by work life balance charity, Working Families.

People who viewed this press release also viewed

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons advised Schütz Family Office on the acquisition of Freie Internationale Sparkasse

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Schütz Family Office on the acquisition of private bank Freie Internationale Sparkasse S.A..

Pinsent Masons advises AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. on €65m sale of Baltic region theatre locations

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc (AMC) on the €65m ($77 million) sale of nine theatre locations across the Baltic region to Up Invest.

Pinsent Masons advises EmpatKali founders in deal that signals Asia expansion for Afterpay

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the founders of EmpatKali, Jamie Camidge and Hadi Tanzil, on the sale of the company to Afterpay.

For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on

+44 (0)20 7418 8199 or 

Location contacts