18 11, 2015

Cairngorm Capital expands investment team

London, 18 November 2015 Cairngorm Capital is delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Bayliss and John Naylor-Leyland as Investment Directors, further bolstering the firm’s capacity for new investments. Alex brings extensive experience of investing in mid market manufacturing and business services companies. He joins from SEA Equity where he was a founding Partner and board member of portfolio company, Vacuum Furnace Engineering. Prior to SEA Equity, Alex worked with Cairngorm Capital’s Managing Partner, Andrew Steel, at H.I.G. Capital in London, where he was involved in numerous equity investments and bolt-on acquisitions. John joins from Disruptive Capital, where he was a [...]

1 09, 2015

Cairngorm Capital debut private equity fund reaches £52.5 million target at first and final close

London, 1 September 2015 Cairngorm Capital, the private equity investor launched by former H.I.G. executive, Andrew Steel, is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed its maiden fund – Cairngorm Capital I – at £52.5 million. The fund held a first and final close at target and is now fully operational. Cairngorm Capital will invest in businesses within cash generative niches in industrial and business-to-business markets in the UK lower mid-market. The fund will build value in businesses through operational performance improvements drawing on the extensive experience of its investment professionals and network of industry experts. Cairngorm Capital staff will [...]