• Sector: Technology
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Website: www.infinityworks.com/
  • Date of investment: Mar-19
  • GCP board members: Richard Shaw, Alex Thomson

About

  • Infinity works is a technology consultancy and IT services provider delivering customised IT solutions using DevOps and continuous delivery methodologies, with a strong track record in Cloud enablement
  • The business delivers full stack engineering projects and technology solutions across a range of industry sectors, including financial services, retail, leisure and public sector
  • Head office in Leeds, with offices in London, Manchester and Edinburgh, employing over 270 people

Why we invested

  • We are backing a highly experienced, technical management team which has driven significant and rapid growth
  • Infinity Works has a track record of expanding customer accounts, winning new customers and becoming valued partners on long-term programmes of work
  • The business is recognised for its high calibre, technical consultants and ego-less collaborative approach
  • The culture of the business and investment in talent attracts high quality recruits, enabling rapid headcount growth whilst maintaining quality
  • Digitisation, DevOps and Cloud trends provide an attractive market backdrop with exceptional growth (c.20%+ p.a.)

How we are making a difference

  • GCP is a supportive minority partner to the founder management team
  • Our investment will enable Infinity Works to scale up its sales and marketing, people operations and finance functions to maximise the significant growth opportunities across current and new customers
  • In addition, we will help support potential acquisitions of talent and technology, explore cutting-edge tech developments and expand into new sectors and territories

“After five years of funding growth ourselves, we are delighted to be bringing Growth Capital Partners on board as a minority shareholder. GCP specialises in supporting high-growth UK businesses, has proven expertise in the technology sector and considerable knowhow and networks in our current and future growth markets. There is a very good cultural fit between our teams and we are looking forward to working together during the next phase of growth.”

Paul Henshaw, Joint MD of Infinity Works