We are a regional mid-market private equity firm

We invest in people as much as we invest in businesses

We support and empower management teams

We are an independent private equity firm owned and controlled by our partners. As one of the first firms to be headquartered in Manchester, we have a long-standing fund history and commitment to doing UK lower mid-market deals in the regions. We are currently investing from two dedicated funds:

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Up to £10m investment

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£10m - £30m investment

About Us

What We Do

We support management teams to accelerate their business growth.  Our input goes beyond capital.  Each investment we make is underpinned by a value creation strategy and supported by our business philosophy.

Great people are at the heart of successful businesses, which is why we invest in people as much as we invest in businesses

Gary Tipper
Managing Partner

Each member of our team has a passion for helping people flourish and excel in their business. Trust, empowerment and empathy are the key qualities of our people.

Our team

Portfolio Growth Story

Outcome 2018-2019


increase in new learners


increase in female learners


employee satisfaction results