GCP Capital acquires World Trade Group

GCP Capital Partners LLP (“GCP”) announces the acquisition of World Trade Group (“WTG”), a leading international provider of business-to-business events, training and online lead generation services, in a £27.5m management buy-out.

WTG was founded in 1997 by Victor Lewis and the current CEO, Andrew Brown, and runs a broad portfolio of large-scale business summits in Europe, North America and Asia. The company also has a fast-growing portfolio of online products and technical training courses. WTG is focused on global growth sectors such as energy and pharmaceuticals and was recently featured in the Sunday Times International Track 100 as one of the UK’s fastest-growing international companies.

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