Deal Type

Initial Investment
March 2012


Private Equity
Growth Capital


VCG (formerly Vodat International) provides managed network and communications solutions to business customers, with a particular focus on the UK retail sector. The business was established in 2002 and is one of the fastest growing providers to UK businesses, offering a range of products and services including secure real-time data networks, telephone and VOIP services, card payment solutions, mobile marketing campaigns, Wi-Fi and disaster recovery services.

VCG’s products enable retailers to reduce costs, boost store productivity and increase sales in an increasingly competitive trading environment. The business now provides services to over 7,000 live retail sites and has achieved exceptional levels of customer retention. The established customer base includes a diverse mix of well known retailers, including Warehouse, Oasis, Beaverbrooks and Poundland.


We are really pleased that Maven has chosen to invest in our business, and are confident that this will help us achieve our aspirations. We were keen to find a partner with similar drive and ambition, and have been very impressed by the Maven team, which has a vast amount of experience and an excellent track record in adding value to successful businesses.

Andy Peters-Smith, CEO of VCG

Meet the lead executive(s)

Ryan Bevington
Ryan Bevington


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