Private Equity

Using our network of contacts and partners we access attractive private equity opportunities both through funds and direct investments. Our offering is global and flexible and can be fully tailored to a client’s specific requirements.

Portfolios of private equity funds

​The Private Investment Funds team focuses on helping you build concentrated portfolios of best-in-class private equity funds globally. The service is complementary to our direct private equity fund since its principal focus is on international managers, whereas the direct private equity fund is focused on UK headquartered companies.

The team’s strategy is to identify the most attractive and highest-returning market segments within the asset class, and to access and select the top-performing managers within each niche. We aim to provide you with returns that will achieve a meaningful premium to listed equity markets. Importantly, our services provide a high level of transparency plus state-of-the-art reporting.

UK direct private equity - investing in dynamic businesses

​We invest equity of between £3m - £15m in profitable UK headquartered businesses with strong, professional management teams and with a turnover of £5m - £50m. We focus our investment activity in core sectors where the UK shows global leadership such as TMT, Financial Services, Energy Services and Business Services.

​All clients invest through collective funds, and through those funds investors may, on occasion, be offered co-investment opportunities in addition to their fund holdings.

Direct investments advisory

Our corporate finance and direct investments team advises clients seeking direct access to private investments and a more focused exposure to the asset class. This service can provide our clients with ongoing access to high-quality opportunities matching their individual investment criteria and risk profile.

Our team has originated, structured and advised on investments in a range of sectors including financial services, media and technology, consumer products, business services and natural resources.

Many of our clients have extensive commercial and business interests and often view their private investing activity as a natural extension of this.


Case studies

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Insights

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How can we help?

There is no substitution for a personal conversation. If you are interested in hearing more about how we can help please get in touch and one of our experts will contact you.

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