Melior Equity Partners (“Melior”) is a leading Irish private equity firm headquartered in Dublin with a strong track record of supporting Irish management teams and investing in small to medium sized private businesses in Ireland.

Melior was founded in 2019 by Jonathan Cosgrave and Peter Garvey who previously co-headed the management of the Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund (CCI – a €292 million Ireland dedicated private equity fund) for The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”). The Melior team members invested the CCI fund from 2014 to 2019 and are one of the most experienced private equity teams in the Irish market.

We combine best-in-class international standards and far reaching networks developed at leading global investment firms, with a deep knowledge of the local marketplace to bring a unique approach to investing and partnering with management teams in Ireland.

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