- ContactGordon Hargraves
Senior Partner, Investor Relations and Strategy
Mr. Hargraves received his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and his Bachelor of Science from Babson College.
Mr. Hargraves has been actively investing in private equity since 1993, with particular expertise in middle market buyout and venture in North America and Western Europe. He has participated in over 230 fund commitments, coinvestments and secondary purchases, with a directly attributable track record for over 120. This includes commitments to Novacap TMT III and TMT IV as well as coinvesting in Oxford Network Holdings and Syntax Systems Group.
Prior to joining Novacap, Mr. Hargraves was a Partner with Private Advisors (PA Capital) and was responsible for private equity strategy and industry research, manager sourcing and selection, due diligence, portfolio construction, and monitoring of small company buyout partnerships. Mr. Hargraves also initiated and led the firm's ESG program.
Previously, Mr. Hargraves was a Partner at Rho Fund Investors and led investments in small buyout and venture capital funds in North America and Europe. Mr. Hargraves also developed and managed the private equity program at the National Bank of Kuwait in New York. He began his private equity career at GCC Investments, focusing on growth investments in the US and Western Europe.