Investment Criteria

New World Private Equity aims to make equity investments of between £1.0 million and £5 million in private profitable growing businesses.

Transaction Types

We are interested in providing financial backing for the following types of transactions:

  •   Management buy-outs and buy-ins (MBOs and MBIs)
  •   Growth capital deals
  •   Replacement capital


We are sector agnostic but have historically targeted UK companies in the following sectors:

  •   Leisure (restaurants and visitor attractions) 
  •   Software (information security and digital media)
  •   Financial Services
  •  Retail (branded fashion and accessories)

Key Characteristics

The key characteristics that we look for in potential investments are:

  •   Management teams - we look for quality management teams with a strong track record, a well formulated strategy and the ambition to grow their company
  •   Business model – established and proven concept
  •   Brand – ideally has a recognised brand name that can be leveraged or the potential to develop a brand
  •   Gross Margin – sufficient existing or potential gross margin to allow investment in the brand
  •   Customers – sales not concentrated in one or two major customers
  •   Positive EBITDA with stable cash flows – min. £1m EBITDA and/or £10.0m turnover
  •   Potential for significant EBITDA growth over the investment period – capable of at least doubling profits in 3-5 years

NWPE Investments:

Cash Generator
Posture Plant