We invest in UK businesses valued between £5m and £50m to fund management buyouts, equity release and development capital.

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We selected Key as our partner based on their speed of response, understanding of our ethos and their shared vision of what VR can achieve as a classroom tool.

Nik Tuson, CEO, Avantis


The investment is just the beginning. We work hard alongside founders and management teams, investing our time, expertise, networks and experience to support organic and acquisitive growth.

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In Key we have a partner who brings not only the capital we need to execute our ambitious growth plans, but inside knowledge of our sector, and a wealth of experience in scaling businesses and value creation alongside founders and management.

David Rai, CEO, Sparta Global


Our average investment period is around 5 years, but there are no hard and fast rules. Ultimately it's the market, not the calendar, that determines when and how we step away from the business.

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Siamo has been transformed during the period of Key’s involvement. We are now a market leader in our chosen sectors and well positioned to continue our rapid growth.

Tony Bucciero, Managing Director, Siamo

Responsible investing

We believe in making a positive impact through all our investment activities, and strive to deliver long term, sustainable value to business owners, investors and society as a whole.

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We chose to work with Key as it was clear from our first interactions that they were aligned with our own core values. They continue to deliver on their commitment to deliver ethical and sustainable business practice

James Twigg, CEO, TIS

Is Private Equity a good fit for your business? And if so, is Key the right partner for you? Take our short questionnaire and let's see.

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