Buy-and-build strategies, whereby companies expand through strategic acquisitions of competitors or complementary businesses, are a proven method of rapid growth for SMEs.

Supporting our portfolio companies with additional capital is an important element of our investment philosophy. We have backed buy-and-build strategies across a range of industries.

We work closely with our management teams to help them develop and execute ambitious acquisition plans – from the acquisition of a prime target to the large-scale consolidation of an industry sector.

Selected investments