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KCP Leeds appoints Investment Manager

Hannah Kirkup has joined the expanding team at Leeds headquartered private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) as Investment Manager.

Having joined Deloitte as a graduate in audit, Hannah moved into the Debt and Capital Advisory team where she gained extensive experience of advising privately owned, PE backed and corporate clients on raising finance with a focus on the Yorkshire, North-East and Manchester markets.

Working alongside KCP Managing partner James Hall in the firm’s Leeds office, Hannah’s appointment will further strengthen the team as it builds on its strong recent performance and global ranking of 15th best small-cap investor. The PE house, which focuses on the smaller end of the buy-out market, is expanding its team to enable it to continue to invest and work with the leading SMEs and management teams across the UK.

KCP Managing Partner James Hall said: "We are delighted that Hannah is joining the investment team at Key at such an exciting time for our business. She brings some fantastic experience and I am sure that she will be a huge success as we continue to deliver outstanding returns for our investors”

Hannah adds: “What really attracted me to KCP was an entrepreneurial culture that is embedded throughout both the team and the portfolio. I am delighted to be joining KCP at such an exciting time.”

KCP makes equity investments of between £3m and £15m and has a strong reputation of deliverability and a track record of producing outstanding returns for its investors. Current investments by the firm include Total Integrated Solutions, Avantis Systems and Jellyfish Pictures.

Posted in All , Team on May 18, 2022