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COP 27 – why climate change matters to businesses

This week marks the beginning of COP27, an event where world leaders gather to deliver action on a range of issues critical to tackling the climate emergency. From urgently reducing greenhouse gas emissions, building resilience, and adapting to the inevitable impacts of climate change, COP27 serves as an important reminder on the importance of delivering […]

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NorthEdge 2022 CFO Forum

This month we hosted our third forum of the year, held exclusively for portfolio CFOs to network, share best practice and hear from a number of our operating partners. Throughout the day there were a series of presentations including an economic update with former EY UK Chief Economist, Mark Gregory, a session on pricing in […]

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NorthEdge 2022 ESG Forum – Taking Responsibility

Earlier this week we held our second portfolio forum of the year for our CEOs, centred on the topic of ESG. The day highlighted the importance of building better businesses that are both sustainable and diverse to create value for all stakeholders. The carbon neutral event, held at King Street Townhouse hotel, was attended by […]

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NorthEdge and Helios mark a year of successful collaboration

We are pleased to be celebrating a successful year-long partnership with global healthcare business, the Helios Global Group. We announced our investment into the medical communications and strategic consultancy firm back in January 2021 and have noted several key milestones with the business since the collaboration began. Over the last twelve months, the Helios management […]

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NorthEdge 2022 People Forum – Harnessing the Power of Portfolio

At the beginning of February we held our first in-person portfolio forum, centred on the topic of People. The day highlighted the importance of people within our businesses and the crucial role they play in driving growth and maximising value. The event, held at Manchester Hall, was attended by over 50 people with representatives from […]

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An introduction to Meet

In September this year we backed the primary management buyout of Meet, an international talent provider to the life sciences sector. Meet is a global talent acquisition partner to some of the world’s most exciting life sciences businesses. The company services clients across three core, high growth verticals: Pharma, Med-Tech and Healthcare Communications, working with […]

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A bright start for Lights4fun – one year on from our investment

This month marks one year since our investment into direct-to-consumer pure-play e-commerce brand Lights4fun. To celebrate the anniversary, we’re looking back at the progress they’ve made over the last 12 months. In November 2020, we invested in Lights4fun to build on their success and help the team to accelerate their growth plan. Our investment was […]

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Value Creation during Covid-19

Management teams have faced innumerable challenges and disruption in 2020, and collaboration and support has been vital to weathering the storm. Supporting our portfolio, alongside our colleagues, has been our top priority throughout Covid-19 – ensuring our portfolio businesses emerge from the pandemic in a position to thrive, as well as continuing to support and […]

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