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Grantchester Growth Launches Equity25

January 27, 2023

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Grantchester Launches Private Equity Platform

January 19, 2023

Grantchester Growth has launched a new private equity platform that will look to bring industry specialists and university endowments together.

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Grantchester Growth Announces New Advisory Board member

January 12, 2023

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New Low Carbon Concrete Routemap argues that emissions from the sector could halve by 2035

May 10, 2022

The concrete industry could become a net carbon sink in the UK by the 2040s, according to an expert analysis from the concrete and construction industry that details how innovative new technologies could allow the sector to absorb more greenhouse gases than it emits.

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Grantchester Group Reviews 2021 Clean Energy Investments

March 9, 2022

In early 2021, GCC invested in XOS, Inc., an innovative manufacturer of electric delivery trucks and powertrains. Shortly after GCC’s investment XOS, became a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: XOS) and embarked on an aggressive expansion program. With a customer base that includes UPS, Loomis, and more recently, FedEx, XOS in an excellent position to take advantage of the rapidly growing clean energy and sustainable market for commercial electric vehicles.

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Maxwell Ultracapacitors: Enabling Energy's Future

February 11, 2022

A rapidly emerging and increasingly applied technology, ultracapacitors are capable of storing and discharging energy very quickly and effectively.

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Grantchester Expands Management Team

October 28, 2021

Grantchester C Change Group, a private equity investment firm specializing in electrification, infrastructure, and clean energy generation, has expanded its portfolio management team.

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Grantchester C Change LLC Expands Management with Ilia A. Dubinsky

September 16, 2021

Grantchester C Change Group (GCC), a global private equity investment firm specializing in electrification, infrastructure, and clean energy generation, announced Ilia A. Dubinsky, Ph.D. has joined its management team as a Partner. GCC’s management team has a proven track record of operating both public and privately held companies, working closely with their portfolio companies, leading, scaling, and investing in sustainable energy with seasoned industry partners.

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Grantchester C Change LLC Invests in UCAP Power, Inc.

July 26, 2021

Grantchester C Change Group (GCC), a global private equity investment firm specializing in electrification, infrastructure, and clean energy generation, announced its UCAP Power, Inc. investment, funding UCAP’s expansion in the ultracapacitor market with the acquisition of Maxwell Technologies. The purchase includes Maxwell’s non-dry electrode, ultracapacitor business, other related assets, and the Maxwell brand.

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UCAP Power, Inc. Raises Round for Special Purpose Financing

July 14, 2021

UCAP Power Inc., a leading developer of ultracapacitor-based power solutions today announced the close of a special purpose venture round of funding led by Grantchester C Change. “I am extremely pleased to have Grantchester invest in UCAP’s strategy and vision for clean and reliable power” said Gordon Schenk, CEO of UCAP Power. “Grantchester C Change is the perfect partner for UCAP Power given their broad global reach in the Energy sector and their talented base of operating partners.”

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Grantchester C Change LLC Executive Summary: Team and Strategy

July 9, 2021

We pursue a “double bottom line” strategy to deliver best-in-class financial returns while achieving positive ESG impact. Leveraging our deep technical and operational expertise as well as an extensive industry network, we partner with founders to scale their businesses and accelerate deployment of sustainable technologies.

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Xos, a Leading Commercial Electric Vehicle OEM, to Become Publicly Traded on Nasdaq Through Merger with NextGen Acquisition Corporation

July 9, 2021

Xos, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fully electric Class 5 to Class 8 commercial vehicles ("Xos" or the "Company") and NextGenAcquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: NGAC) ("NextGen"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today that they have entered into a definitive business combination agreement that will result in Xos becoming a publicly listed company. The combined company is expected to be traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market under “XOS”.

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Family Offices, Independent Sponsors Get Creative in Chasing Deals

March 2, 2021

The competition for high-quality deals is more intense than ever, leaving many buyers to think outside the box for ways to win dealflow. The competitive environment is forcing family offices, like Pritzker Private Capital and Sam Zell’s Equity Group Investments, and independent sponsors, like the Grantchester Group and Rotunda Capital Partners, to look for new ways to participate.

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