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We back and partner with ambitious UK management teams to help them accelerate their growth and build successful businesses.

A regional investor to build the best UK businesses

We are an independent private equity investor focused on lower-mid market businesses across the UK regions. We work alongside owners and management teams, sharing our knowledge and experience. We don’t make decisions based purely on balance sheets and business plans. It’s about recognising great ideas and helping turn them into great businesses, with all the excitement and challenges involved.

We back people, we believe in.

We partner with ambitious UK management teams to help them accelerate their growth and build successful businesses. With over 330 investments since 1984, we are one of the most experienced and trusted regional investors in the UK.

Our investment criteria

We back and partner with ambitious UK management teams to help them accelerate their growth and build successful businesses.

Deal type

MBO & Growth Capital

Investment size

£10 million – £20 million

EBITDA

£2 million – £5 million

Sectors

Generalist investor

Private equity for the regions

We own our business and personally invest in companies, alongside our funds, meaning we have a personal stake in the success of the businesses and teams in which we invest.

We have a wide range of skills, interests and backgrounds which has helped us to develop a thorough and well-rounded approach to the investment process.

We live and work in the UK regions, so are entrenched within our local business communities and have first-hand knowledge of how they operate.

Who we have helped

Our People

Andy Leach

Investment Partner

David Rolfe

Investment Partner

James Arrowsmith

Investment Partner

Katy Horrocks

Marketing Director

Martin Green

Managing Partner

An experienced & trusted regional investor

We believe you will find our approach to private equity refreshing.

Latest News

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27th February 2024

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27th November 2023