Macquarie Capital

Private Equity Investment Europe

Macquarie Capital Private Equity (MPRC) is an experienced equity capital partner investing in mid-market businesses across Europe. We’re backed by Macquarie’s balance sheet and expertise, providing flexibility tailored to your growth trajectory.

£50 million to £250 million

equity ticket sizes

10 current investments

in mid-capitalisation European businesses1

£2.8 billion

of capital deployed since 20092

Our empirical investment approach

We evaluate businesses through observed global experience and verifiable fact patterns. This empirical method allows us to unearth and support high-quality businesses that are positioned for long-term growth in changing markets. Our systematic, in-depth approach focuses around two key themes: having a predictable revenue model and the availability of multiple levers for future growth.

We aim to back ambitious management teams with great drive and vision to build their businesses around innovative ideas and practices. 


We’re seeking established and ambitious mid-market businesses 

Swipe for more
with EBITDA of £15-150 million
typically valued from £150 million to £1 billion via majority control buy-out or partnership capital
operating in target sectors of services, technology and telecommunications, healthcare, education and environmental
with a resilient, predictable revenue model
with evidence of strong pricing power with EBITDA margins of over 15%

Strong partnerships beyond finance

Our business is about relationships

In addition to capital and expertise, our business focus is on building relationships and placing people at the centre of our strategy. We are a long-term partner for our portfolio companies, directing capital to the most promising areas, and providing management with stability and flexibility.

Leverage our wide network of experts

By partnering with us, business leaders can benefit from Macquarie’s far-reaching network and resources, as well as draw upon the support provided by our in-house subject-matter teams such as Human Resources, Information Technology, and Environmental and Social Governance. These teams are available throughout each stage of the investment process and can assist in accelerating the growth of our portfolio companies. Our dedicated subject-matter experts offer unique perspectives throughout the entire investment and ownership process.

Our senior team members

Adam Joseph
Head of Private Equity Europe

Nick Patrick

Marc Baudry

Hugo Strachan

  1. As at 31 November 2023 pro-forma
  2. As at 31 October 2023