22

Number of recruitment businesses we've invested in

£22M

Value created to date

£45M

Group turnover

140%

Group portfolio annualised growth

3

Number of industry awards we've won

32+

Number of founders we've successfully funded

What we do

Recruitment Entrepreneur is one of the most successful investors in start-ups and scaling recruitment businesses. Since 2014, we’ve invested in over 30 talented founders, enabling them to launch and scale successful business ventures. Our achievements are widely recognised, having recently won two awards for Best Recruitment Business Investor 2020, and Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm 2020.

Funding

Our funding enables entrepreneurs to start and build their businesses to achieve sustained growth. James Caan CBE and our investment team personally invest when you do, making our investment a true partnership.

Expertise

Our exclusive focus on the recruitment sector, underpinned by a highly experienced management team with a proven track record of success, is core to our unique market positioning and offering.

Strategy

Our recognised success lies in our ability to provide the knowledge and know-how to launch and scale world-class recruitment businesses, capable of achieving a high equity value on exit.

Start-up

Taking the leap and setting up on your own can be a daunting and lonely experience. We offer entrepreneurs the springboard they need to achieve their vision, whilst giving them guidance, strategic advice, and know-how from our extensive experience. Our support functions, which cover operations, IT, marketing, finance, legal, etc. take care of that side of the business, so you can focus on what you do best - building client relationships and a team of top billers.

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Start-up

Taking the leap and setting up on your own can be a daunting and lonely experience. We offer entrepreneurs the springboard they need to achieve their vision, whilst giving them guidance, strategic advice, and know-how from our extensive experience. Our support functions, which cover operations, IT, marketing, finance, legal, etc. take care of that side of the business, so you can focus on what you do best - building client relationships and a team of top billers.

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Scale

70% of recruitment agencies never grow past 10 people; more than half of our portfolio partners have already achieved this. By partnering with us, recruitment businesses get the funding, infrastructure, and talent attraction resources they need to source and secure top talent in the market. They also have more time to do what they enjoy - running their business.

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Scale

70% of recruitment agencies never grow past 10 people; more than half of our portfolio partners have already achieved this. By partnering with us, recruitment businesses get the funding, infrastructure, and talent attraction resources they need to source and secure top talent in the market. They also have more time to do what they enjoy - running their business.

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What our partners say...

Venatrix

As a CEO, I feel I have the ability to make the decision and shape a business in my own vision whilst benefiting from the advice and guidance of the highly experienced financial and strategic advisory teams at Recruitment Entrepreneur.

Elaine Tyler - CEO

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What our partners say...

Beeken Reeves

The expert guidance from Recruitment Entrepreneur surpasses any financial investment. We're constantly being supported which is driving our business forward.

Michael Beeken - CEO

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What our partners say...

Hanami International

James Caan CBE and Recruitment Entrepreneur have shown belief in us from day one, which has really helped drive us forward - to the extent that we have now recruited in over 50 cities globally.

Matt Harrison - Co-Founder

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What our partners say...

GKR London

Since the investment, my business has grown from a two-man business to a large team, spanning multiple sectors within the property industry.

Grant Kaveney - CEO

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What our partners say...

Walter James

I was able to leverage the extensive M&A experience on hand to ensure a smooth and efficient transaction of our acquisition in Euromedica.

James Absalom - CEO

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20 Oct 2020

Recruitment Entrepreneur wins Global 100’s Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we were recently named this year’s winner of Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm by Global 100.

20 Oct 2020

Recruitment Entrepreneur wins Global 100’s Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm 2020

We are thrilled to announce that we were recently named this year’s winner of Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm by Global 100.

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Current portfolio partners

360 Search

Sector: Financial Services

Location: Dublin

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Baldwin Boyes

Sector: Legal

Location: London

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Beeken Reeves

Sector: Architecture, Design & Furniture

Location: London

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Bila Group

Sector: Construction, Infrastructure & Engineering

Location: Leeds

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Bow Resources

Sector: Oil & Gas

Location: London

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Clarus Education

Sector: Education

Location: London | Manchester

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Darwin Hawkins

Sector: Finance

Location: Dublin

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EliteCyber

Sector: Cybersecurity

Location: Newcastle & London

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EliteGroup

Sector: Technology

Location: Newcastle & London

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Euromedica

Sector: Life Sciences

Location: London

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GKR London

Sector: Property

Location: London

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Group8

Sector: Legal

Location: London

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Hanami International

Sector: Audit & Professional Services

Location: London

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Hayward Hawk Professional Services

Sector: Professional Services

Location: Belfast

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Hayward Hawk Technology

Sector: Technology

Location: Belfast

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Meraki Talent

Sector: Financial Services

Location: Edinburgh | Glasgow | London

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Urban Connect

Sector: Construction

Location: Manchester

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Venatrix

Sector: SaaS / Tech Sales

Location: London

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Walter James

Sector: Executive Search

Location: London

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Walter James Solutions

Sector: Life Sciences, Consumer & Retail

Location: London

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Williams Munroe

Sector: Accountancy

Location: Birmingham

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GROUP TALENT SOLUTIONS

As a rapidly expanding group of portfolio partner businesses operating across different industry niche sectors and geographical locations, we're uniquely positioned to provide talent solutions at a group level. With many clients wanting to streamline their procurement processes, whilst still hiring a wide range of talented professionals from established sector specialists, this provides them with the perfect solution.
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