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Believers in business

We’re a leading private equity firm, specialising in UK-wide investments across a number of sectors. We help business leaders achieve their growth ambitions.

We support business leaders to help them achieve their growth ambitions.

People are at the heart of our business, and relationships are central to everything we do. We're open and plain-speaking, and will give you an honest opinion. Most importantly, once we're committed, we always do what we promise. Our word counts.

We don't expect to see perfectly formed businesses, but if we connect and see potential, we believe we can work with the management teams we back, combining our expertise with yours to create growth and life-changing value

Meet our team

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Value Creation

We seek to add value at every step. How can we help you?

Buy and build

You might be considering an acquisition (or a series of them) to scale your business, reach new markets or expand your products and services. Easier said than done. Making an acquisition can bring challenges in integration and culture. Speak to us. We know how to do it successfully.

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Internationalisation

You might be looking to expand geographically – by making international acquisitions, entering new markets, forging a joint venture or opening overseas offices. We can help you navigate international waters.

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Operations

You’ve invested everything in building a great business, but is it in danger of outgrowing the capability of your team or infrastructure? Let us help you fulfil its potential.

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Organic growth

Strong organic growth is key to the success of any business, and vital before considering a buy-and-build strategy. Let us help you to remove any obstacles to your organic growth.

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Strategy

Every business we invest in, we believe in. We invest where we see the potential to increase value, and work alongside your management team to create a clear strategy to maximise value. We will develop a shared vision.

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Where are we

We’re located in the UK, but the companies we invest in have a presence across the world.

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Dunedin Toolkit

We’ve created several initiatives to help business leaders connect to, and benefit from, our international networks and expertise. An approach that works.

Alliance for Global Growth

We recognise that local knowledge and trusted relationships are critically important to successful internationalisation. We’ve made connections with like-minded private equity firms around the world to open markets for the businesses we partner and invest in. Connect into our network of experts. Where do you want to expand? We'll know someone there.

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International Advisory Board

We set up the Dunedin International Advisory Board to help the companies we invest in carry out their internationalisation strategies. The members of the Board share a wealth of international experience, gained across a variety of sectors. We draw on their expertise, knowledge and networks to support the businesses we work with.

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Functional Expert Network

As well as drawing on the extensive experience of our own investment team, we’ve built up a network of professional advisers who can work alongside your management to help solve specific functional challenges. These include areas such as strategy, sales and marketing, operations, finance, HR, IT, property and pensions.

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Industry Expert Network

We have a strong network of industry experts and non-executive directors, who can work closely with your management team to help make the most of the potential in your sector.

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Acquisition Sourcing Team

Our in-house acquisition team can help identify and research UK and international acquisition targets, to help create value through acquisition strategies.

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Dunedin Plus - Procurement Saving

Dunedin+ is Dunedin’s procurement service. It provides aggregation, eProcurement, and advice on the most effective procurement practice. Dunedin+ captures the benefits of aggregated purchasing volumes, and gives you useful supplier contacts. It also drives down costs, helping you make savings in areas such as general commercial insurance, Far East sourcing, purchase-to-pay schemes, and credit-card or cash handling.

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Dunedin in the community

We support a number of local and national charities.

Dunedin is supporting Alzheimer's Research in 2018

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Walking with the Wounded is one of Dunedin's nominated charities for 2018

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Dunedin took part in world's largest sleepout to raise funds to eradicate homelessness in Scotland

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