Welcome to Bond Capital Partners

Bond Capital Partners is an independent adviser and investor specializing in the provision of equity and mentoring for small and medium-sized businesses (“SME”) in the UK and Europe.

 

Achieve your business ambitions

Our focus is the provision of finance in the range of £0.5m to £10m for companies with ambition. We work closely with strong management teams, mentoring them, to achieve their business ambitions, primarily in the areas of growth capital, acquisition finance and management buy-outs.

Bond Capital Partners provides finance through special purpose vehicles funded by a number of family office and high net worth individuals for whom we have historically generated substantial returns.

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Our investment philosophy:

  • To work in partnership with each one of our management teams by adding value through our extensive commercial, legal and financial expertise
  • To ensure that each business has the most appropriate financial structure, deliverable strategy and key personnel to achieve its goals

As a team, we bring more than 150 years combined investment experience.

Structured Finance

Bond Capital Partners provides innovative finance for growing small and mid-market businesses.  Historically, it has served SMEs in the provision of late stage growth capital to businesses that are capable of a realisation event (IPO, trade sale, recap) within a pre-agreed timetable, typically within 60 months.

Late stage growth capital is provided to companies that require a final round of financing ahead of an IPO/ trade sale or recapitalization.

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"Late stage" for SMEs

  • Flexible approach with realistic investment cycle
  • Team is experienced in operating mid-market businesses and can provide genuine value to investee companies through advice on strategy and implementation plans
  • Avoid late stage equity dilution through minority investment support
  • For example when debt or private equity may not be available
  • Flexible and understanding of specific needs of each deal driven by the partners operating and investing experience
  • Tight due diligence focused on legal, operations, financials and credit risk
  • Tight monitoring of investments and realisation milestones
  • Typically board status on portfolio companies and full information rights
  • To assist companies in path to IPO/trade sale
  • Typically minority investment 
  • In the range £0.5m – £10m
  • Strong market opportunity
  • Work with experienced management teams
  • Work with companies that have strong cash flows/growth prospects
  • Likely realisation event (IPO, trade sale, recap) within realistic timescale
  • Industry sector focus on tech, media, consumer products and services
  • Geographical sector focus on UK and Western Europe