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GCP appoints Investment Director

Growth Capital Partners (GCP), a leading partnership-focused investor, has appointed Emily Henderson as Investment Director.

Henderson joins GCP from RJD Partners, a UK lower mid-market private equity fund. She has over 10 years of transactions experience, including five and a half years at RJD where she was an Investment Director responsible for origination, deal execution, portfolio management and exits, primarily as the first institutional investor. Prior to this, she worked across the Deal Advisory practice at KPMG gaining experience in restructuring, transaction services and infrastructure projects.

Henderson has a first class honours degree in Geography from the University of Nottingham. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and was a global prize winner.

Henderson says: “I am delighted to be joining GCP, a fund I have always admired for its flexible funding solutions, down to earth approach, and strong track record. I enjoy supporting entrepreneurs and management teams to achieve their growth plans and I look forward to continuing to do so when partnering with businesses as part of the team at GCP.”

James Blake, Managing Partner of GCP, adds: “We are delighted to welcome Emily to the team at an exciting time for our business. Her investment experience, style and approach make Emily a great fit for GCP where building partnerships with owner managers and entrepreneurs is key. We very much look forward to working with her to continue investing into high growth SME’s and supporting managers to drive growth in their businesses. Our partnership focus is at the centre of what we do and I am confident Emily will play an important role in GCP’s continued success.’

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