Next Wave Partners

Next Wave Partners

Next Wave Partners is a growth focused private equity firm investing in SMEs in the lower mid-market. They back like-minded entrepreneurs and work with them to scale and transform their businesses.

Next Wave was founded in 2009 by Jonathan Brod and Dean MacKenzie.

The firm has offices in London and Manchester.

Next Wave’s investment thesis is to back entrepreneurs with ambitious growth plans.

They look for businesses with strong management teams, clear growth strategies, and attractive market positions. Next Wave provides their portfolio companies with capital, strategic support, and access to their international network.

Next Wave Partners

Some of Next Wave’s notable investments include:

  • The Delivery Group is a UK-based logistics company that provides e-commerce fulfillment services. Next Wave invested in The Delivery Group in 2015 and has helped the company to expand its operations across the UK.
  • Pip Studios is a UK-based audio production company that provides localization and other audio services to the entertainment industry. Next Wave invested in Pip Studios in 2017 and has helped the company to expand its customer base and grow its revenue.
  • SensiML is a US-based company that develops machine learning software for the Internet of Things (IoT). Next Wave invested in SensiML in 2019 and has helped the company to expand its product offering and grow its customer base.
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Next Wave is a leading provider of growth capital to SMEs in the UK and Europe. They have a proven track record of success and their team of experienced investment professionals has a deep understanding of the lower mid-market. If you are an SME with an ambitious growth plan, Next Wave is a great option to consider.

Here are some of the key investment criteria for Next Wave Partners:

  • The company must be an SME with a clear growth strategy.
  • The company must have a strong management team.
  • The company must be based in the UK or Europe.
  • The company must have a market capitalization of less than £50 million.
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