We provide much more than investment, we have the knowledge and know-how to deliver scalable growth and realisation results.


Our Founding Chairman, James Caan CBE has over 35 years’ experience in scaling recruitment businesses for sale and is widely recognised, alongside Recruitment Entrepreneur’s management team, in securing the largest exit multiples for scaling businesses.

Alexander Mann, his first recruitment business, sold in 2013 for £260 million. His second recruitment venture, Humana International, grew to 140 offices across 30 countries, six further businesses within HCIG were also sold at an 8.6 x multiple. 


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We were delighted to be named Best Recruitment Start-Up Investment Firm - UK in the Corporate Coaching and Recruitment Awards in 2019, and from the Global 100 in 2020.

This achievement reflects our hard work over the past six years to make a real impact on the world of recruitment. It's fantastic to be commended for what we do, over two consecutive years, and this award demonstrates our well-respected reputation in the market.

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We have been awarded the accolade of Best Recruitment Business Investor 2020, from SME News - Greater London Enterprise Awards.

Receiving this recognition is a testament to our ongoing investment in the portfolio partners we support. Our award is on its way and as soon as we've received it we'll be making a big announcement to share more details.

What our portfolio partners say


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 portfolio 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 portfolio 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 portfolio 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 portfolio 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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