the reputation and contacts of James Caan, Adrian Bradshaw and the Hamilton Bradshaw Group::
Adrian Bradshaw (aged 53) is currently and has been a Director of a number of public and private companies.
He previously worked for Citicorp Scrimgeour Vickers, NatWest Markets and Guidehouse Limited and in 1989 he was appointed Head of Corporate Finance at Arbuthnot Latham Bank.
In 1991, he became Chief Executive of fully listed Incepta Group plc before establishing Bradmount Investments Limited in 1993 as a private investment company where he was involved as a principal in a number of flotations on AIM and private transactions backed by private equity, many of which involved him in taking a Board Position.
left to co-found HBCP
with James Caan in November 2010.
has considerable experience of investing in and developing companies and realising an exit through listing or trade sale.
He holds a BA (Hons) in law.
will invest its own capital and capital from the HB group
in transactions and so will act as a principal as well as securing debt and equity finance for larger transactions from investor partners.
This will place HBCP
on 'the same side of the table' as management.
the support to be given to investee company management during expansion and exit phases.
In particular James Caan has personal experience of building up and exiting a growth business which would be beneficial to entrepreneurially led businesses and Adrian Bradshaw has significant experience of investing in and serving as a director of both private and listed companies which have achieved exits through either listings or trade sales.