Nic joined HgCapital in 2001, having previously worked at Geocapital Partners where he founded its European business. Prior to that, he was head of Barclays Private Equity’s IT and telecoms team. He started his career at 3i plc and has over 25 years’ experience of the private equity and venture capital industry. Nic’s investment experience has focused on the TMT sector.
Nic is a member of HgCapital’s Investment, Portfolio Review and Valuation Committees. He has led investments including The Foundry, e-conomic, Visma, IRIS, Rolfe & Nolan, Xyratex, Geneva Technology and NextGenTel. He has co-led investments in Addison Software, CS Group plc and SiTel Semiconductor. He is currently a director on the boards of The Foundry, Sovos Compliance, Visma, Lumesse and IRIS. Nic is also a World Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
Nic holds a First Class degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Salford and was an IEEE and National Engineering Council scholar.