• Sector: Technology
  • Location: South East
  • Website: www.bridewellconsulting.com
  • Date of investment: Mar-21
  • GCP board members: Richard Shaw, Ravi Monteiro


  • Bridewell is a cyber security services company providing 24×7 managed detection and response services and end to end cyber security consultancy
  • Provides expert solutions for organisations across a wide range of sectors, often involving critical national infrastructure, regulated industries, public sector and regulatory bodies
  • Headquartered in Reading, with offices in London and Newport, employing over 80 people

Why we invested

  • We are partnering with an experienced technical management team with an excellent track record of delivering growth (75% CAGR since 2018)
  • Bridewell is recognised for its deep technical cyber security and defence capabilities and wide range of industry accreditations
  • Embedded, trusted customer relationships with a focus on strategic advisory and long-term managed services solutions
  • Bridewell is ideally positioned to take advantage of the large and growing cyber security market, driven by the ever changing threat landscape, security complexities of digital transformation, Board level focus and increasing requirement for managed detection and response services

How we are making a difference

  • GCP funded the entire deal at completion through a well aligned minority partnership investment underpinning the deliverability of the deal and providing a robust platform for growth
  • Our investment will enable Bridewell to scale up its sales and marketing and people operations functions to assist in sustainable fast growth at the same time as supporting international expansion and potential acquisitions

“The relationship with GCP will enable us to scale effectively and continue to deliver enterprise cyber security services and tangible business value to our clients. GCP has a long-standing successful track record of supporting fast-growth technology services business. Their focus on partnership, sustainable ambitious growth, and people development fits perfectly with Bridewell’s culture and values.”

Scott Nicholson, Co-CEO