We manage and advise funds of over £1.5 billion. We invest up to £150 million per transaction to support growing companies seeking a genuine partner to help realise their ambitions. 

Since 1997, we have had the privilege of backing some of the UK’s most innovative businesses. Our advice and insight are based on this experience. 

We can help you achieve your goals whether they are organic, acquisitive or international.

Individual equity investments of

£30m to £150m

Where we help

UK Growth Companies

£50m to £250m enterprise value at investment

We invest in UK companies valued at up to £250 million, through majority or significant minority stakes. 

Business is being revolutionised by technology and data. We are here to help companies that are embracing this opportunity, as well as those expanding into new areas or capitalising on market change.

Flexible approach

Value creation through revenue enhancement

Every company has its own unique path to success. We work with management to develop strategies that boost revenues. We support and invest in organic and acquisitive growth initiatives, including new product development, buy-and-build and roll-out strategies. We also support our portfolio companies to accelerate growth globally, applying our particular experience in Europe, the US, Asia and emerging markets.

Service-based businesses

Expertise across seven services sectors

We have dedicated investment teams in Business Services, Consumer & Leisure, Education & Training, Financial Services, Healthcare, Media and Technology.

Experience, perspective and partnership are what we bring to the table.

Who we help

The companies we back have:

  • A track record of innovation
  • Clear market growth drivers
  • Technology and data-enablement potential
  • High levels of recurring revenues
  • Strong competitive positions
  • Scope for organic or investment-led growth

How we do it

Our team has invested in over 50 mid-market companies since 1997. With our strategic support and capital, we help management to accelerate growth:

Sectors

We have dedicated investment teams in seven services sectors. Working in partnership with management, we offer in-depth experience drawn from supporting over 50 companies.

Investing responsibly

We invest with intent. We care about the companies we back and their impact on people and the environment. Our values underpin everything we do.