Growth Capital Partners

GCP is an established independent, thoughtful and supportive investor focused on partnering with entrepreneurs to help grow their businesses.

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First Mile

A differentiated waste and recycling collections provider with a specialist focus on supporting businesses operating in city centre locations through a high level of customer service. 

First Mile uses technology to efficiently & cost effectively collect multiple waste streams daily across London & Birmingham. 

The company was founded in 2004 by CEO, Bruce Bratley. Since that time, it has grown at a CAGR of over 20%

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AMG is a supplier of branded outdoor equipment. It celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2017 though its roots can be traced back to 1847 providing equipment for many historic expeditions, the Scouts, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and generations of outdoor enthusiasts. 

Renowned for designing and developing expedition equipment used for decades in the world’s most extreme environments, AMG has, over time, expanded its ranges to include family tents, awnings, sleeping bags, rucksacks and camping equipment. 

Its impressive portfolio includes market-leading brands such as Vango®, F10 Series®, Lichfield® and Blacks of Greenock®. In addition, AMG is the long term distributor of Rossignol® snowsports equipment and apparel, Swedish stove brand Trangia® and Wayfayrer® expedition food.

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Arrow Business Communications

Arrow is a business communications service provider that offers a range of mobile, fixed lines, hosted telephony, data and IT, and energy services to SMEs. 

Arrow is highly effective in sourcing, providing and implementing complex technical solutions for its customers and providing a differentiated service wrapper around these vital business services. 

GCP have partnered with founder Chris Russell to execute a buy and build strategy with five acqusitions completed to date underpinning excellent growth across the business.

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Our investment approach

Flexible Patient Capital

We have a distinctive investment approach providing flexible funding solutions tailored to the needs of your business, including providing all of the funding

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Trusted & Independent

We are straightforward, down to earth, honest and approachable. We operate with integrity and always do what we say we will do

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Our Passion for Growth in the UK

We are specialist investors in SME’s and enjoy working closely with entrepreneurial management teams and supporting them through the opportunities and challenges of scaling

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Indigo Telecom Group named Insider Media Deal of the Month

The investment in Indigo Telecom by Growth Capital Partners has been named as Insider's Deal of the Month for December 2018. South Wales based Indigo Telecom designs, installs and maintains telecom networks across the globe, enabling its clients to deliver fixed line, broadband, mobile and other data services to a wide variety of corporate, enterprise and consumer end users. The investment provided an exit for Maven Capital Partners and YFM Equity Partners' £12m investment in 2016 and generates a return of 4.2 times the original cost to YFM and Maven's respective funds.

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