Next Wave Partners is an independent private equity firm focused on investing in SMEs and the lower mid-market.
We have a history of successfully backing management teams and helping to grow the value of their businesses.
Next Wave Partners LLP (“Next Wave”) is a UK based private equity fund manager focused on investing growth capital in Northern European SMEs and the lower mid-market. Next Wave was founded in 2002, raised its first external fund in 2007, and its second fund in 2010. The firm has over £60 million funds under management and is actively targeting new investments of between £2 million and £10 million. We target companies in the business, consumer and environmental services 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.