Lead Forensics


CitySprint: Delivering support

Secondary buyout continues to support market leader through buy and build strategy.

  • Support services

CitySprint is the UK's leading same day distribution network.

Deal type
  • Secondary buyout

CitySprint is the UK’s leading same-day distribution network. The business operates the UK’s largest privately-owned national delivery network.

It has more than 3,000 couriers, 40 service centres and a range of innovative technology solutions employed across its specialist sector products and services including retail, pharmacy, pathology and auto-parts same-day logistics.

Backing for a strategic acquisitions

In 2016, we backed the secondary buyout of CitySprint.

The investment is allowing the business to develop its innovative final-mile delivery offering as well as continuing to increase its scale via acquisitions.

Since the original transaction, the business has completed multiple acquisitions including The Courier Co-operative in Birmingham, ASAP International and Peps Couriers, both located in London and Sterling Services’ same day courier division based in Leeds.