About us

Phoenix is an independent private equity investor focused on one thing – working in partnership with ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams to help them grow their businesses.

We invest in profitable businesses valued up to £200m.

years of collective investing experience
investments since 2001
capital raised
new sites opened by our companies over the last 5 years
bolt-on acquisitions completed over the last 5 years
average annual profit growth across our companies over the last 5 years

Independent. Successful. Experienced.

Phoenix was founded in 2001 by a group of like-minded partners. In the years since, we’ve successfully grown and gained a wealth of experience in supporting high growth businesses.

We’re still owned and run by our partners. We make our own plans and decisions. We do what we say we’ll do.

Our values underpin everything we do.

Our values


We put integrity, transparency and the highest ethical standards first, always determined to deliver on our promises.


We build open, honest relationships with businesses, and within our own team, striving and succeeding together.


We’re ambitious for the entrepreneurial teams we work with, as we are for Phoenix.


We’re constantly innovating, seeking out new ways to create value, and celebrating smart, creative thinking.

What people say

"Phoenix saw the potential in our business at an early stage and was a highly supportive partner. They were professional to deal with and the knowledge and expertise they brought helped us deliver a major investment and growth programme.”
Simon Thompson, CEO of KR Group
"We're excited to be working with Phoenix – our partnership is enabling us to remain at the forefront of our sector and provide our customers with the very highest level of service.”
Neil Cotty, CEO of GFS
"Phoenix have brought much more than funding to the table. The experience that they add to our board, both sector specific and beyond, has been a great benefit to us.”
Andrew Howe, CEO of Bridge Leisure
Global Freight Solutions
E-commerce logistics, powered by technology

Our investors

Since Phoenix was founded in 2001, we’ve raised over £1.5bn of committed capital from global institutional investors, across four funds.

Our investors include public and corporate pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, family offices, fund of funds and asset managers across Europe, North America and the Middle East.

The Phoenix team are also significant investors in every fund, ensuring our interests are always aligned with those of our external investors.

Investor area

If you’re an existing investor in one or more of our funds, you can access our dedicated investor area below.

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