Alcuin is a supportive partner with a wealth of experience helping Founders and Managers grow their companies faster.

We are happy to make minority or majority investments and we invest throughout the UK and across the economy in distinctive businesses. We have the experience and confidence to be the first private equity investor in an industry.

At a glance

£10m - £30m

Investment size


Funds raised to date


Companies backed

Our Portfolio

We have an excellent track record of growing businesses and creating value in Consumer, Technology, Financial Services, Transport, Specialist Manufacturing, Business Services and Hospitality.

Latest Investments
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BHID Group

Market leaders for luxury interiors, designing, developing, manufacturing and installing bespoke solutions through three consumer brands

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Leading B2B reseller, integrator and managed service provider specialising in Apple, Adobe and Avid products and services

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Hartley Botanic

Leading manufacturer of luxury Greenhouses

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Why work with Alcuin

Strong track record

Alcuin has been building market leading businesses in the UK for over 39 years, generating exceptional returns for our investors and the companies we back.

Experts in niche markets

Alcuin has supported a diverse range of distinctive companies across the UK economy. We have often been the first Private Equity investor in a business sector.

Advice and support

We manage a small portfolio and all our companies have the benefit of our experience and advice to help accelerate their growth.

Flexible funding structures

We are equally happy to be a minority or a majority investor. Whatever our stake we are always a partner to our Founders and Managers. Our financial structures are crafted for each company. We avoid high leverage – growth is the primary driver of our value creation.

Excellent reputation

Our reputation is very important to us and we are seen as a fair, reliable and trustworthy private equity partner by the Founders and Managers who have worked with us over 39 years.

Our team

We have taken more than 50 companies from investment to exit, building market leaders and world-class companies. Our team has the experience and ability to help your business.

Alcuin news

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29th February 2024

Investment in Mainprize Offshore
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21st November 2023

Investment in Mar-Key Group
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20th April 2023

Alcuin exits Dovetail Games
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10th March 2023

Investment in Vaughan Designs
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14th October 2022

Final closing of the Fifth Alcuin Fund L.P.
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1st August 2022

Alcuin exits the Groucho Club
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