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Jun 2016 – Promotion for Alex Thomson to Investment Director

Growth Capital Partners promotes Alex Thomson to Investment Director

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Growth Capital Partners (GCP) is pleased to announce the promotion of Alex Thomson to Investment Director. Alex joined GCP in 2011 and has since been involved in five deals, most recently the John Henry Group investment. He has extensive experience of working with the GCP portfolio including key roles with Iglu.com and Chaucer.

Alex has 9 years’ experience of working closely with UK SMEs and management teams. Prior to joining GCP Alex was in corporate finance with Investec where he advised on a range of public and private equity related transactions. Alex is a chartered accountant, having qualified with PwC.

James Blake, Managing Partner, commented:

“We are delighted to announce Alex’s promotion. Alex has been a key member of the team for 5 years and it is great to see how he has grown into the role and taken on more responsibility as we look to start investing our new Fund IV. Alex’s experience means he is ideally placed to continue contributing to GCP’s success”.

Alex commented:

“Since joining GCP I’ve enjoyed an extensive and varied experience of working with high calibre management teams and exciting businesses. GCP has a strong track record of supporting growth and our experience, partnership style and differentiated funding approach represents a great platform for future success that I am delighted to be part of”.

This announcement is a continuation of a successful period for GCP. It has recently expanded its team and completed a new investment into John Henry Group.

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