Harwood Capital Management Group ("HCMG") has £2.3 billion* of assets under management invested in public and private equities.

Our investment management and advisory services have produced significant returns for investors.

Our funds take an active interest in the running of the companies in which they are invested.  The aim is to add substantial value by enhancing the businesses.

HCMG was established in 2011 by Christopher Mills after the sale of JO Hambro Capital Management which he co-founded in 1993.


*As at 30th June 2021

The Group

Capital LLP

Harwood Capital LLP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harwood Capital Management Limited.  It acts as investment manager of the Harwood Private Equity funds and of Harwood Private Clients.  It is the investment manager to North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC and Rockwood Strategic PLC.  Harwood Capital LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Private Equity

Harwood Private Equity is a leading investor in UK lower mid-market companies across a range of sectors.  Its funds have generated outstanding, long-term consistent performance.  They specialise in public-to-private transactions.

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Private Capital LLP

Providing flexible debt and equity-type capital to small and mid-sized companies in the U.K. and Europe.

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Real Estate

Harwood Real Estate is the property investment arm of Harwood Capital Management. Trading under Harwood Property Investments Limited the business invests opportunistically across all asset classes and regions across the UK. Harwood’s existing portfolio comprises investments in the private rented sector, commercial property, and residential development. Harwood Real Estate are looking to acquire additional investments within the UK property marke

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OPTESS are a business services provider, specialising in the provision of support for small to medium sized businesses. OPTESS pride themselves on assisting employers with the everyday responsibilities of company ownership - management, monitoring and development, from setting up and maintaining websites to running assessments for their auto-enrolment workplace pension.

Through their systems, experience, and dedicated service, OPTESS ensure that businesses run smoothly, allowing their employers to do what they do best – work and develop their venture.

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Investment Trusts

North Atlantic Smaller
Companies Investment Trust PLC

NASCIT's objective is to provide capital appreciation through investment in a portfolio of smallerlisted and unquoted companies principally based in countries bordering the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Oryx International
Growth Fund Limited

Oryx seeks consistently high absolute returns while maintaining a low level of risk principally through investment in medium and small sized quoted and unquoted companies in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Investment Trust PLC

Odyssean's objective is to deliver attractive returns by investing in higher quality businesses and supporting them to become even better. Odyssean Capital invests in a concentrated portfolio of well researched smaller companies.

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Rockwood Strategic Plc

Rockwood Strategic Plc is an independent, AIM-quoted investment company that is invested primarily in smaller UK public companies. The team applies private equity techniques and constructive engagement alongside a long-term value-oriented equity investment philosophy.

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