About us

We are a leading independent sponsor with over 20-years’ track record of executing complex private equity transactions.

  • Since its foundation in 2002, Nova has invested in over 75 businesses in transactions with a value of over $3bn from our offices in London and Chicago.
  • In addition to integrating experienced operating partners and a seasoned transactional team to unlock value through the life cycle of the businesses we acquire, we also work closely with management and are active and supportive participants in our portfolio companies.
  • We offer unique solutions to vendors of corporates with a complex structure or investment thesis proposition, to owners of non-core assets, and to private equity investors in legacy portfolios or investment ‘tails’.
  • We acquire businesses or portfolios with enterprise values between $50-500m.
  • Nova has a track record of collaborating closely with some of the world’s leading institutional investors providing a differentiated investment proposition and the experience to execute.
  • Our pioneering and flexible funding model permits the versatile deployment of capital across the sectors, geographies, structures and time-horizons of vendors and counterparties.