Genuine investment partnerships with outstanding growth companies
Experienced, ambitious decision makers who deliver
Flexible and pragmatic funding solutions
We partner with ambitious entrepreneurs to provide equity capital for growth, strategic support for accelerated scaling and liquidity for shareholders.

What we offer.

We give businesses the best platform for growth by providing flexible, patient capital and tailoring the deal to suit your business and situation.

Our partnership approach to supporting growth

Collaborative strategic support

Ambitious
decision makers

Our track record.

In working with GCP, teams that we partner with benefit from highly experienced investors that are ambitious, thoughtful, supportive, honest, agile and flexible.

As the original UK partnership investor our unique approach has been carefully developed and honed over our 25 year track record to create highly deliverable, well aligned investments as either a minority or majority partner for like-minded entrepreneurs.

We respect the entrepreneurial success that has been achieved to date in the outstanding companies that we work with whilst bringing valuable strategic support, developed through 48 partnership investments to date, all tailored to the needs of the business using our Growth Toolkit approach.

Where we specialise.

We have a distinctive investment approach providing flexible funding solutions and typically providing all the funding for a transaction. This has enabled our exceptional track record of delivering the deal solutions we create.

Our typical investment size
£10- 0 m
Our typical flexible equity shareholding range
30- 0 %
Enterprise Value
£25- 0 m
Track Record

Track record of revenue growth and profit and cash generation.

Growth opportunity

Positive market drivers and a compelling growth plan, be it organic, international expansion or buy and build.

Mindset

Likeminded entrepreneurs who are passionate about change and growing their businesses.

Sectors we work in.

A highly referenceable track record of successful investments, demonstrable strategic growth support and industry network across two core sectors.

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Passionate about UK growth and international expansion.

Support for International growth is a core part of our investment approach. The businesses we have invested in have people on the ground in 17 countries across the globe, with international sales generated in a further 50+ countries.

Responsible Investing.
Doing the right thing.

We have always believed in doing the right thing in all our activities to help build sustainable businesses for the long term.

The team is committed to ensuring that we invest in a socially responsible manner, from pre-investment screening though to proactive, post-deal management.

We make sure that we make a positive contribution to society working with like-minded management teams and within our own organisation.

Our belief is that sustainability is core to doing business, and matters relating to it are kept at the heart of board-level discussions and everyday thinking.

We adhere to our Responsible Investment Framework that includes focused and practical actions to help local communities, the environment, and positive business disciplines.

UN PRI - We are a signatory of the UN Principles for Responsible Investment and received 5* for our Private Equity-specific sustainability programmes

Impetus - We support Impetus Private Equity Foundation, which helps to transform the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

ESG updates

Meet the team.