216 Capital invests in Actum Group, specialized in financial analysis for private equity players
Actum Group was launched in 2021 by a team of industry experts, with over 50 years combined experience creating, launching and managing many multi-million pound financial information data products and subscription services.
The firm specialises in private equity value creation insights and data. An in-house team of specialist journalists interview private equity practitioners and management teams to analyse key value creation levers, bolt-on strategy and exit planning. Actum also captures the latest private equity and venture capital deals enriched with transaction data, advisors, people, their M&A connections and deal history.
The Value Creation Platform, brings a unique combination of technology, independent journalism, granular research and data, surfacing the most pertinent insights on value creation for the private equity ecosystem.
“My co-Founders Ben Rumble, Paul McLoughlin and I are thrilled to have partnered with 216 Capital. For us, having a dynamic, engaged, open-minded and supportive investor was crucial, and we have found this in the team in abundance. The team shares and embodies our ethos: build unique and must-have products while contributing and giving back to developing economies” Raouf Fria, Co-Founder, Actum Group.
Since partnering with 216, Actum Group has successfully hired 9 team members in Tunisia that are spread across Tech and Research. Just like 216, Actum truly believes in diversity and wants to encourage, develop and grow individuals of all backgrounds and gender. 56% of the team in Tunisia are female, which is in line with the company as a whole.
“We do not see Tunisia as a cost centre, one that provides access to cost effective labour. Tunisia provides a fantastic platform for access to highly talented, educated, multilingual individuals who are eager to learn and develop. We look forward to growing our operations further in the coming months and the foreseeable future” added Raouf.