We pioneered a consulting based approach to private equity investing, partnering closely with management teams to offer the insights that challenge conventional thinking, build great businesses and improve operations.

OUR PURPOSE APRROACH AND VALUES

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Responsible Investment

We believe that the thoughtful management of environmental, social, and governance issues is smart business and see it as an essential part of long-term success in a rapidly changing world.

Our Approach

Our fiduciary responsibility to our investors lies at the very heart of all that we do. Now, more than ever, fulfilling that obligation requires us to also consider our responsibility to a wider range of stakeholders in our companies and communities.

We believe that our capital, operational capabilities, and long term ownership model position us to be part of the solution. We are committed to working together as one Firm to manage factors in our diligence process and in the management of our investments through portfolio company engagement and ongoing support. Though our responsible investment approach is dynamic and keeps pace with our investments and the world around us, materiality remains at its core.

Our Commitment

We work to understand the impacts of the companies in which we invest and believe that our understanding that can improve our opportunities to create shared value. In line with this belief, we have made a public commitment to formally incorporate the consideration factors into our investment processes.

Reporting Our Performance

We believe that setting clear commitments helps drive progress and facilitate transparency, which is one reason why we regularly report our performance. Through relevant key performance indicators (KPIs), we track our performance against goals.

We will continue to thoughtfully approach opportunities and challenges that we face and look forward to finding new ways to create sustainable value for our partners.

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Global Impact

Leveraging years of experience, GNST Capital impact was launched to invest in solutions oriented businesses.

Strategy

Our strategy builds on GNST Capital established history of investing in solutions and creating value.

£7.2 billion invested in companies with core business models that advance solutions to global, environmental, educational and workforce development, responsible consumption and production, worker safety, and societal challenges.

We developed an effective approach that integrates Environmental, Social and Governance considerations into our investment process by identifying potential risks and opportunities and managing critical issues. We believe responsibly governing a business is a part of achieving favorable investment outcomes.

Focus On Global Challenges

Global Impact identifies promising companies that measurably contribute to solutions addressing critical global challenges identified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Seeks to invest in opportunities where financial performance and societal impact are intrinsically aligned. We believe opportunities exist where investors can achieve financial outcomes by helping to solve critical challenges.

Leveraging

GNST Capital has built a proven model to source, diligence, and create value in companies around the world, including those companies whose core business model addresses a critical societal challenge.

The Global Impact team leverages this toolkit to partner with businesses where we see great innovation and commercial opportunities to address critical societal needs. We seek to partner with management teams to help our portfolio companies achieve more greater financial success, incremental positive impact.

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We work with tenacity

We are guided by our strong values, an eagerness to innovate, and a highly collaborative culture.

People

We are guided by our strong values, an eagerness to innovate, and a highly collaborative culture. Our goal is to provide an unrivaled experience to our employees, so that they have the opportunity to engage in meaningful and challenging work in support of our shared clients, colleagues, and communities.

Growing And Learning

We want to attract the best talent to GNST Capital. While we feel that we have always strived to provide unparalleled value and values to our teams, we know that today’s workers’ expectations are evolving. And so, we are evolving too. We have analyzed what it means to be a great employer by talking to our people and studying industry leading companies, research, and leaders. We brought in experts and held focus groups on a range of issues. We performed a “regretted loss” study, interviewing former GNST Capital employees to gather candid insight on drivers of departure. Input from diverse sources has helped us identify key areas of opportunity, such as diversity and inclusion, clarity around career advancement, and flexible work arrangements.

Communities

We believe that successful companies are only as strong as the communities in which they operate. Our citizenship platform aims to empower our employees, our portfolio companies, and our Firm to help create healthier, more resilient communities.

Work with us!

We are leading investment firm, working with partners across the globe.