SL Capital Partners

SL Capital Partners LLP is a private equity firm specializing in direct and fund of funds investments. Within fund of fund investments, it seeks to invest in middle market buyout funds. It also seeks to invest in secondary buyout deals, as well as mezzanine, distressed debt, mezzanine funds, and energy funds. Within direct investments, the firm prefers to invest in middle market companies, mature, management buy-outs, and expansion capital. It prefers to make highly selective commitments to technology opportunities, infrastructure, and secondary funds. The firm primarily targets investments in Western Europe, Northern Europe, United Kingdom, Nordics, DACH, Italy, Liberia, France, Ireland, Benelux, German speaking countries, and North America including United States, with a focus on West Coast and Mid-Atlantic regions, and Canada. The firm focuses on investments where the total transaction size ranges between €50 million ($64.72 million) and €400 million ($517.75 million), with enterprise value between $111.1 million to $2881.06 million. It also seeks to hold an advisory board seat in its funds. The firm prefers to co-invest in direct investments with chosen fund managers. It prefer to have majority stake in companies. SL Capital Partners LLP was founded in 1998 and is based in Scotland, United Kingdom with an additional office in Boston, Massachusetts, Germany, Munich, and Hong Kong. It operates as a subsidiary of Standard Life Investments Limited.

Alex Anderson

Investment Manager


Richard Chapman

Investment Director


Graeme Dunbar

Investment Director


Gail Eynon

Investment Manager


Cameron Graham

Investment Director


Shaylen Padayachee

Investment Manager


Jin Yan Staal

Investment Manager


David Thompson

Legal Director


Simon Tyszko

Investment Manager


Craig James Williamson


1 past transactions


Debt Financing in 2016
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