UK’s most exciting investor in early to mid-stage recruitment businesses

Recruitment Case Study

Recruitment Entrepreneur (“RE”) is the UK’s most exciting investor in early to mid-stage recruitment businesses. Since inception, RE has fostered a community of start-up businesses who benefit from the expertise of a unique investment team.

RE has so far invested £5m in its existing partners and is on track to generate over £50 million of sales in 2018, across its 15 portfolio companies. RE has recently launched RE Australia, identifying the local market as a key target for further overseas growth.

Group 8

A recent RE investment was made in Group8 which was set up and launched in September 2017. Group8 is a resourcing and consulting business focused on supporting global law firms and in-house corporate legal departments. It specialises in legal recruitment with search, top 5 in the world and placing & consulting at Partner level.

With offices in Sydney, Singapore, Dubai and now London and an experienced team representing leading global law firms and corporations across Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Europe, Group8 aims to be the most innovative player in the legal resourcing market.

As part of the Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio, Group8 can partner with and learn from successful businesses in other industry sectors who have navigated similar challenges.

Miranda Hilton, CEO of Group8

Group8 was an obvious choice for us to work with as a joint venture partner. The opportunity drew our attention due to the strength and longevity of their client relationships and the high calibre of their service.

James Caan CBE, RE, Chairman