The Translation People

B2B provider of business-critical language services across UK and Europe

Investment highlights

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The Business

The Translation People is a leading UK provider of language services (including translation, interpretation, voice over) to large corporates and SMEs. The business provides critical language services to a range of end industries using a combination of technology and specialist international linguists.

From offices across the UK, France and Germany, The Translation People is well placed to provide reliable, responsive and high quality services to clients across the globe.

The Deal

Mobeus invested £12.4 million in a combined debt and equity package to support the MBO of the business from the founding shareholders. Mobeus are supporting the existing Management team led by Jasmin Schneider and introduced Steve Dolton as Chair and Tom Grunwald as CFO as part of the Investment.  

The Plan

Under Mobeus’ investment, The Translation People will accelerate organic growth through investment into sales and marketing whilst enhancing scalability through investment into the operational workflow platform. Alongside organic growth the business will pursue inorganic growth through the acquisition of smaller language service providers as well as specialist providers across the UK and Europe.

Key facts

Investment size



Business services


Mobeus V

Deal type

Management buyout

“The market for translation services is large and growing. With Mobeus’s support we aspire to be one of the largest LSPs in the UK and to continue to develop our European operations. Mobeus has been extremely supportive of the management team through the process and we have really enjoyed developing the strategy together.”
Jasmin Schneider
The Translation People Managing Director

The team

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