Next Wave Partners is a transformational growth investor.
We invest institutional funds into UK private companies, working hand in hand with management to drive sustainable growth in shareholder value.
Next Wave Partners LLP (“Next Wave”) is a UK based private equity fund manager focused on investing growth capital in SMEs and the lower mid-market. Next Wave was founded in 2002, raised its first external fund in 2007, its second fund in 2010 and is now investing out of its third (2016) Fund. The firm has over £115 million funds under management and is actively targeting new investments of between £2 million and £20 million. We target companies in the business and consumer services and products sectors.
We are flexible in our investment approach, and have particular expertise in management buyouts, carve-outs from large companies, and growth capital buy-and-build transactions. We are passionate about developing businesses. We encourage our portfolio companies to create an environment where investment in people is valued and all stakeholders have the opportunity to succeed. We support our management teams, adding value through our financial expertise and resources, our sector knowledge and our experience in developing successful companies.