Infinity Works has opened an office in Edinburgh after winning a second major client in the Scottish financial services industry – an unnamed “well-known bank” – amid plans to double headcount.
For the 2nd time this year, DMW has been awarded as an official Great Place to Work! This time round they came 3rd in the medium category for the UK’s Best Workplaces in Tech 2019! They have climbed 1 places since last year, placing 4th in the category.
Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), a leading partnership-focused investor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Gray as Origination Director.
Richard Shaw spent Sunday taking part in RideLondon, cycling the 100 miles London/Surrey circuit used for the 2012 Olympics, to raise money for Bloodwise. Richard’s fundraising contributed to a total of £90,000 raised by cyclists riding for Bloodwise on the day.
Growth Capital Partners (GCP) is delighted to announce that it has completed an investment in Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR), an award-winning design-led creative company. This is GCP’s eighth investment from its Fund IV.
etc.venues is a leading provider of urban venues for conferences and events in London and the UK. With the first of three New York venues just announced and a 17th UK event space due to be opened, etc.venues is embarking on a transformation into a global brand.
On Saturday the 6th of July, James, Jay, Richard, John, Ravi, Liam and Katarina all represented Growth Capital Partners and took part in our very first Impetus Triathlon.
For the 6th year in a row, DMW have been awarded as an official Great Place to Work! They have climbed three places since last year, placing 5th in the category.
“It’s our people that make DMW a great place to work, so here’s to all of you DMWers and to another great year!
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Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), a leading mid-market investor in UK SMEs, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jay Salter to Investment Manager. Jay joined GCP in 2017 and most recently worked on the investments in The DMW Group and Indigo Telecom Group.
Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), is pleased to announce a new investment in Infinity Works Consulting Limited, partnering with the founder management team to support significant additional scale and reach and help increase its share of the multi-billion-pound market for IT services.
Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), a leading partnership-focused investor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liam Bennett as Investment Executive.
GCP is delighted to announce that Chaucer has merged with Virtrium Consulting in a transaction that creates one of the largest independent end-to-end digital transformation consultancies in the UK.
– Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), is pleased to announce a new investment in Indigo Telecom Group, supporting the management team in a secondary MBO.
Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), a leading partnership-focused investor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Heidi Farley as Investment Executive.
We are delighted to announce that AMG Group has launched its new website. Developed in-house, its design reflects the passion, innovation and success integral to AMG and is an important part of AMG’s plans to continue attracting both the very best retailers and consumers to its brands as well as individuals to join its expanding team.
Advanced Insulation, a UK-based manufacturer, has been awarded the EIC (Energy Industries Council) Innovation award for its underdeck and bulkhead fire protection and insulation system – ContraFlame® MS400.
Growth Capital Partners (“GCP”), the UK SME specialist private equity firm, has realised its investment in Cooke Optics (“Cooke”), a manufacturer of high end cine lenses to the global film, television and advertising industries.
Arrow Business Communications Limited strengthens its presence in the East Midlands and the Legal Sector with the acquisition of of 360 Solutions Ltd, the second in 2018
Growth Capital Partners (GCP), the UK SME specialist private equity firm, has realised its investment in contemporary city centre event space host, etc.venues, which is to expand into the United States and beyond in a new partnership with US investors Gencom and Colony NorthStar, investing alongside Benchmark, a global hospitality company.
Advanced Insulation reaches milestone of fifth Queen’s Award, obtaining the ‘Innovation’ award for the third time in five years
The Gloucester-based company has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Innovation to celebrate the creation and success of ContraFlame MS400, its lightweight insulation and fire protection product for the underdeck of an oil platform.
Richard leads GCP’s investment activity in the TMT sector and plays 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 and also the Fund III investment in FLYdocs, a provider of aviation records management software, where he managed the successful strategic exit to Lufthansa Technik.
Arrow is delighted to announce both the acquisition of Reeves Lund Ltd and the opening of a brand new office for our London based staff.
Reeves Lund Ltd is a boutique telecoms reseller based in Farringdon, London and has been providing telecoms services in London for over 20 years.
Ben Townsend, aged 20, who works as an apprentice patternmaker for Advanced Insulation, was up against talent from companies such as Dyson, BAE Systems and Airbus to win the Intermediate & Advanced First Year Apprentice Award at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards in London.
GCP is pleased to announce the promotion of Ravi Monteiro to Investment Director. Ravi joined GCP in 2014 and most recently worked on the investments in First Mile, Arrow Business Communications & Shorterm Group. In 2016 Ravi was a key member of the team that delivered a strategic exit of FLYdocs to Lufthansa Technik.
Chaucer has made a strategic investment in SharpCloud Software Limited as part of a wider first round fundraise. SharpCloud is a data visualisation and collaboration tool that enables real time data presentation, sharing and analytics.
GCP today announces its investment in London based specialist IT consultancy DMW. This is the fifth investment in GCP Fund IV.
DMW supports its high-profile clients through exceptional consulting talent with a deep understanding of the technology and IT systems that underpin their business.
London – 10th July 2017 – Growth Capital Partners (GCP), a leading lower mid-market investor in UK SMEs, and British Business Bank Investments Ltd (BBBIL), the commercial arm of the British Business Bank, are pleased to announce a £40 million investment from British Business Bank Investments Ltd, completing the final close of GCP’s fourth fund ‘Growth Capital Partners Fund IV LP’. The Fund exceeded its target of £200m with commitments from a diverse investor base of U.K., European and U.S. institutional investors, including public pension funds, insurance companies and investment management groups. Existing investors showed strong continued support, with 80% making further investments, and six new UK and European investors have also been welcomed into the Fund.
Surrey – 26th July 2017 – Growth Capital Partners (‘GCP’) is delighted to announce that Arrow Business Communications (‘Arrow’) has completed the acquisition of Worksmart Technology Ltd (‘Worksmart’). This acquisition is part of Arrow’s buy-and-build strategy and is its 2nd acquisition in 2017. It follows the acquisition of Pulse Business Energy, a fast growing and award winning UK energy broker, in March 2017.
First Mile is a fast-growth, differentiated waste and recycling collections provider. Through technology and customer focus the business has revolutionised service provision in the sector.
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Fishawack is a leading medical communications group with operations in the UK, USA, Switzerland & India. During the life of our investment we supported management with three bolt-on acquisitions as the earnings of the group more than doubled.
A leading specialist technical engineering recruitment and training company supporting a wide range of household names in the aviation, automotive, power & rail sectors in particular.
Growth Capital Partners (GCP), the mid-market private equity firm, has realised its investment in Iglu, the UK’s leading online travel agent specialising in cruise and ski holidays.
Advanced Insulation plc (AI) is pleased to announce that it has completed a transaction which sees Growth Capital Partners (GCP) taking a substantial minority shareholding in the company.
GCP, the most experienced provider of blended equity and debt to the UK’s small to medium sized businesses, has boosted its deal team with the appointment of Kirsty McDonald, who joins from 3i, as an Investment Director.
Growth Capital Partners (GCP), the provider of flexible debt and equity to the UK’s small to medium sized businesses today announces the appointment of Alex Thomson as an Investment Manager. Alex joins from Investec Investment Banking.
The three executive directors of Close Growth Capital have bought the business out of Close Brothers and changed its name to Growth Capital Partners LLP. Growth Capital Partners provides structured equity, a combined equity and debt product, to the UK’s small to medium sized businesses.
GCP is backing the £32 million secondary management buyout (MBO) of A-Gas International (“A-Gas”) a provider of combined equity and debt funding, announces that it is backing the £32 million secondary management buyout (MBO) of A-Gas International (“A-Gas”)
In a difficult funding environment, Close Growth Capital’s (CGC), ability to provide both equity and debt have enabled them to complete the £30 million MBO of Pragma and Real Time, the UK IT services businesses of Sword Group Plc, the listed French IT company.
Tangerine Confectionery, the Blackpool-based confectionery business backed by Close Growth Capital (“CGC”), today announced that it has acquired the confectionery arm of Burton’s Foods from current owners HM Capital Partners LLC (previously Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst) for an undisclosed sum.
Growth Capital Partners (GCP), a provider of combined equity and debt funding, announces that it is backing the £9m secondary management buy out (MBO) of Allen & Heath (“A&H”), a designer of professional sound mixing equipment. The move marks the successful exit of 3i, who backed the original MBO in 2001.
Close Brothers Growth Capital Ltd (“CBGC”), a provider of combined equity and debt funding, announces that it is backing the management buy-in (MBI) of Toms Confectionery Ltd (“TCL”), from Toms Gruppen of Denmark.