Cairngorm Capital Partners appoints joint Managing Directors

Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP (Cairngorm Capital) has promoted both Alex Bayliss and John Naylor-Leyland to Managing Director.

This is in recognition of their significant contributions to the growth and success that Cairngorm Capital has achieved since its formation in 2014. It also marks the expansion of Cairngorm Capital’s senior leadership team.

Alex and John were founding members of Cairngorm Capital’s investment team, joining Managing Partner, Andrew Steel, shortly after the successful close of Cairngorm Capital’s first fund in August 2015. Together they have been instrumental in defining and implementing the firm’s growth and buy and build investment strategies. They have led or overseen the majority of Cairngorm Capital’s 12 acquisitions to date.

John Naylor-Leyland
John Naylor-Leyland

Cairngorm Capital successfully closed its second fund in April 2017 and has expanded steadily to establish a talented team of investment professionals, operating partners and non-executive directors. The firm invests in strongly performing UK companies, partnering with their management teams to drive transformation by improving performance, extending geographic reach and expanding product offerings.


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With £180 million of committed equity capital and a proven methodology for driving growth, Cairngorm Capital continues to seek profitable companies in manufacturing, distribution and services industries that require strategic support to achieve the next stage of growth.
Andrew Steel, founder and Managing Partner of Cairngorm Capital said, “I would like to congratulate Alex and John. They are longstanding members of our team and each has played a crucial role in helping us to build our business and that of our portfolio companies. The demonstrable expertise in growth and transformation that we are able to offer companies is testament to Alex and John’s diligence, ethics and character. We are delighted to be able to recognise their achievements.”
Lee Hess, Chairman of Cairngorm Capital said, “My congratulations to Alex and John. Their promotions are recognition and endorsement of the talent and expertise that both have consistently applied since joining our firm. This and the strength of their commitment provides Cairngorm Capital with a strong foundation for its continuing growth and future development.”

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