Souter Investments
is one of the UK’s leading family investment offices specialising in private equity



Vintage: January 2011

Exit Date: July 2016

Sector: Legal and Business Services

Location: Exeter

Type: MBO

Souter Role: Co-investment, Minority Stake

Souter Director: Yes

Status: Realised

EMCAS is a claims management company that specialises in helping consumers claim compensation if they have been mis-sold financial products such as payment protection insurance and pension investments. 

Based in Exeter, EMCAS helps its clients through the process of seeking financial compensation and aims to ensure they receive the best possible outcome. To date the business has helped over half a million clients reclaim over £515m of compensation.

Souter Investments formed part of a Lonsdale Capital syndicate that backed the MBO of the business in January 2011.

In July 2016, EMCAS was sold through a secondary MBO facilitating a full exit for Souter Investments.