Benchmark International is pleased to announce the transaction between peoplewise and Firebird Capital.
peoplewise is a business psychology specialist that combines a range of bespoke technology-led solutions, with a proven understanding of best practice techniques, to develop strategies enabling the long-term sustainable growth of organisations.
Firebird Capital, founded in 2003, is a family-owned private investment company based in the UK and is focused on partnering with UK headquartered businesses that have ambitious management teams and a desire to grow. Firebird Capital’s client base spans the technology, healthcare, business services and financial services sectors.
Going forward, Firebird Capital's investment will be used to embark on a new phase of growth for peoplewise.
Dr Belinda Board, CEO and founder of peoplewise, said: “At peoplewise, we are passionate about bringing psychology to business through the development and delivery of high-end talent solutions for our clients. As founding CEO and chief psychologist, I remain a significant shareholder and the CEO of peoplewise. The partnership with Firebird Capital will allow us to scale and expand while staying true to our vision, purpose, and values. I am excited about the future of peoplewise where psychology is transforming business.”
Jamie Moodie, CEO of Firebird Capital, commented: “I am delighted to have partnered with Belinda and the wider team at peoplewise. We welcome peoplewise to the Firebird Capital portfolio due, in part, because peoplewise is a clear winner in its sector. A result of its first-class team; a focus on services that are extensively researched and/or accredited; and a track record of helping its clients transform behaviour. We have a shared vision for growth and there are clear opportunities to further support clients, through increased investment in our services and people. I am excited about what we can do together.”
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