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KCP recognised as a world leading investor

Key Capital Partners are proud to have been ranked in the world’s top performing small-cap private equity firms in the inaugural 2021 HEC Paris-Dow Jones Small-Cap Buyout Performance review.

Our position in the global ranking is 15th and third compared to those firms based in the UK.

HEC Paris and Dow Jones established the small-cap buyout PE firm ranking in 2021 having focused on large buyout firms for the last decade. Professor Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Paris wanted to answer the question of “which firms in the small-cap segment generated the best performance for their investors, over the past years?” and enlisted the assistance of Prequin, a market data platform, to help answer the question.

The rankings are based on the aggregate performance of a private equity firm, based on a range of performance measures applied to all of the qualifying funds managed by the respective firm. The method is able to aggregate performance across vintage years, and considers both relative and absolute returns. In total, HEC Paris analysed performance data from 517 private equity firms and the 991 funds they raised between 2008 and 2017, with an aggregate equity volume of $1.5tr

James Hall, Managing Partner of Key Capital Partners, commented “We are delighted to have been recognised as a leading small-cap private equity firm in the inaugural 2021 HEC Paris-Dow Jones Small-Cap Buyout Performance Ranking.

We’d like to thank all those people that have contributed to this success, including our investors, the management teams that we’ve had the pleasure of working with and all at KCP. We’d also like to congratulate all of the other top performers as well as extending our thanks to Oliver Gottschalg for producing such a comprehensive performance driven report focused on the smaller buyout market.”

To find out more about the methodology and evaluation process adopted by Professor Gottschalg, please refer to the document below:

2021 HEC Paris-Dow Jones Small-Cap Buyout Private Equity Performance Ranking

Posted in All , Team on May 03, 2022