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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19
PARTNERS
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11
CURRENT PORTFOLIO COMPANIES
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€18.9bn
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

  • 1973

    1st Investor in Europe from UK

  • 1976

    Charterhouse starts to invest 3rd party capital

  • 1982

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

  • 1994

    Charterhouse Capital Partners V raised at £338m

  • 1997

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VI raised at £800m

  • 1999

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VIA raised at £345m

  • 2001

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

  • 2002

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VII raised at €2.7bn

  • 2006

    Charterhouse Capital Partners VIII raised at €4.0bn

  • 2009

    Charterhouse Capital Partners IX raised at €4.0bn

  • 2016

    Charterhouse Capital Partners X raised at €2.3bn

  • 2018

    Connect, Collaborate, Change

investment strategy

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

Lead investor in mid-to-large cap. private equity investments
€200m - €1.5bn Target transaction size
Target regions

UK & Ireland

France & Benelux

Northern Europe

Southern Europe

Target sectors
Target sectors Icon Services
Target sectors Icon Healthcare
Target sectors Icon Industrials
Target sectors Icon Consumer

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