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We are a regional private equity firm with offices in Manchester, Birmingham and London. Our focus is on the UK mid-market and we are currently investing from two dedicated funds, Buy-Out and Impact

  • Buy-Out – £10m – £30m investment
  • Impact – Up to £10m investment

Who we are

Our Approach

As owner managers ourselves, we understand the highs and lows of running a successful company.

We balance our input in supporting and challenging management teams while giving them the space to run the business day to day.

Our investment and expertise enable businesses to:

  • Accelerate profitable and sustainable growth
  • Attract and recruit top talent
  • Create a culture of continuous operational improvement to drive further performance

How we help

Our team

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.

Palatine had done a number of acquisitions previously, so when we looked at expanding into Europe their experience was invaluable.

Matthew Barker – CEO

Our portfolio

Human capital will have the most important influence and impact on our business. We need to create a modern, diverse and collaborative culture and place emphasis on creating leaders for the future. Palatine get this. They focus beyond the numbers and already in short space of time have brought value in this area.

David Hudson – CEO
SMP Group

Steve Arnold

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