Published January 7, 2022

GCP completes investment in Flint Global, its third investment in Fund V

Growth Capital Partners is pleased to announce a minority investment in Flint Global (“Flint”), the third investment from GCP’s Fund V.

Flint is a political, policy, regulatory and competition advisory firm that specialises in advising  clients on complex business issues where government and business meet, offering an authoritative perspective on both. Flint is differentiated through the calibre and experience of its people and the exceptional quality of its client base.

Flint was founded in 2015 and has three practice areas, Policy and Political Analysis, Competition and Regulation and Markets and Investor Advisory.  It has deep sector expertise in financial services, pharma, technology, telecommunications, energy, and sustainability, and provides services to clients from its offices in London and Brussels.

Flint has achieved remarkable growth since it was founded in 2015. GCP’s investment is to support the next phase of this growth, through talent acquisition, broadening the service offering for clients and long-term development of business functions.

Ed Richards and Simon Fraser, Managing Partners of Flint commented:

“We are extremely pleased to have concluded an investment from GCP. We are proud of what we have built in Flint and have always sought excellence in our service to clients, the people we have recruited and our culture. GCP has recognised this from our first meeting. They are experienced in supporting high-growth professional services firms and we are delighted to welcome them as our investment partner. We are confident this transaction will put us in a strong position to create more opportunities for our team, strengthen our service offer, and accelerate the future growth of Flint”.

Emily Henderson, Investment Director, GCP, commented:

“We are delighted to have completed our investment in Flint. We are extremely impressed by the business that the co-founders and the wider management team have built, and we are respectful of the culture they have created. Flint is a special business that has a clearly differentiated proposition in the market, offers a brilliant environment for exceptional talent and a high quality service offering for clients. We look forward to embarking on an exciting journey of supporting the business over its next few years of growth”.

Read more about Flint Global here