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Richard Shaw

Richard joined GCP in 2012. He is a member of the investment committee and leads GCP’s investment activity in the TMT sector, playing a central role in new deals and portfolio management across the firm.

He led the recent Fund IV investment in Arrow, a business communications service provider offering telephony solutions, mobile, Data and IT services and sits on the board, supporting management with the buy and build strategy. He also led the Fund III investment in FLYdocs, a SaaS provider of aviation records management and online aircraft transition services, and managed the successful exit to Lufthansa Technik fourteen months later. He has also been involved in the Excelsior, etc.venues, Fishawack and Advanced Insulation deals.

Richard has 15 years’ experience of working with SME’s, having previously been a corporate finance advisor at Clearwater International and prior to that at Grant Thornton where he also undertook a secondment to Lloyds Banking Group’s Business Support Unit. Richard is a Chartered Accountant having started his career in Corporate Recovery and has a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Warwick.

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