In 2018 we celebrated our 50th anniversary.
We've learnt a lot over the last 50 years but our values of honesty, humility and excellence have endured.
Established as a business within Midland Bank – Midland Montagu Industrial Finance to provide risk capital to small, British businesses
Became part of Samuel Montagu following Midland Bank’s takeover of the merchant bank. Specialised in Management Buyouts
Midland taken over by HSBC, Montagu became HSBC Private Equity investing in mid-sized European buyouts
HSBC Private Equity Partnership Scheme – first external capital investments
Montagu II raised at £1.2 billion – first formal fund arrangement
Management Buyout from HSBC, reviving the Montagu name
Montagu III raised at €2.3 billion
Bolstered our operational capabilities establishing Full Potential Partners
Montagu IV raised at €2.5 billion
Bought out HSBC’s remaining 20% stake becoming completely owned by our partners
Montagu V raised at €2.75 billion
Celebrated our 50th birthday
Created our Insights team, focussed on portfolio data analytics
We Partner with high-quality businesses in stable and growing markets that provide products or services that would be ‘badly missed’ by their customers.