A leading human capital services business based in the UK.



Business Services (Human Capital)


Fund I

Investment Date

May 2023



The Company

Conexia, Peregrine & ThirtyThree help their customers recruit, train, deploy and develop their workforce. They have over 2,000 multinational corporate, SME and public sector clients operating across a wide variety of industry sectors. With operations in both the UK and US, there are over 1,000 employees across the businesses.

The Investment

Inspirit aquired Conexia, Peregrine & ThirtyThree, together known as Aquest (previously known as Modular People Solutions), from Capita Plc. through a complex corporate carve-out in May 2023.

Responsible Investment Manager

Benedicte Soland

Benedicte Soland

Investment Manager

Benedicte joined Inspirit from Alvarez & Marsal’s Private Equity Performance Improvement team in London. She has 8 years’ experience from transaction advisory, management consulting, operations, and corporate development. She has worked across a range of sectors such as chemicals, aerospace, retail, and building materials.

During her time at A&M, Benedicte worked on numerous engagements for leading mid- and large-cap European PE firms, both post- and pre-deal. Her work included operational due diligences, carve-out assessments, rapid diagnostics and post-merger integrations.

Prior to A&M, she was at Pöyry Management Consulting, where she worked for some of the leading global bio-based building material companies, implementing continuous improvement methodologies and developing market strategies.

Benedicte is a Norwegian national and holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

“In organisations there is usually room for improvement, whether that be due to inefficient systems, cumbersome processes, or metrics that are no longer fit for purpose. As investors we bring a fresh pair of eyes and the impetus for change that may help our portfolio companies reach new heights.”

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