at a glance

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OFFICE
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4
REGIONS
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30
INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS
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18
PARTNERS
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12
CURRENT PORTFOLIO COMPANIES
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+€19bn
PROCEEDS RETURNED
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€4.1bn
CURRENT AUM
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60+
TEAM MEMBERS

our heritage

A performance-driven pioneer of the leveraged buyout industry in Europe

  • 1934

    1st investor in unquoted securities in UK

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  • 1973

    1st Investor in Europe from UK

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  • 1976

    Charterhouse starts to invest 3rd party capital

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  • 1982

    1st Charterhouse leveraged buyout transaction. Beginning of the UK leveraged buyout industry

  • 1994

    Charterhouse Capital Partners V raised at £338m

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  • 1997

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VI raised at £800m

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  • 1999

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VIA raised at £345m

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  • 2001

    Buyout from HSBC: Charterhouse becomes an employee-owned independent firm

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  • 2002

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VII raised at €2.7bn

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  • 2006

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VIII raised at €4.0bn

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  • 2009

    Charterhouse Capital Partners IX raised at €4.0bn

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  • 2016

    Charterhouse Capital Partners X raised at €2.3bn

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  • 2019

    Connect, Collaborate, Change

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investment strategy

Committed to European mid-market buyouts: 4 regions, 4 sectors, 4 investment criteria

Lead investor in European mid-market private equity investments
€200m - €1.5bn Target transaction size
Target regions

UK & Ireland

France & Benelux

Northern Europe

Southern Europe

our commitment to best practices

Holistic approach to ESG throughout the investment cycle

We are investors focused on sustainable returns, having been a signatory to the UN PRI since 2013. We incorporate the robust management of environmental, social and governance (ESG) opportunities and risks throughout our investment process.

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ESG Committee