The CEO's Trusted Advisor on Business Expansion

Jacqui’s hands-on specialist advice and guidance takes the complexities out of expansion enabling you to seize the opportunity and expedite success.

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Growth Path Partners

Based in London. Respected Globally.

If you’re unsure or overwhelmed about where to start or tired of the same old conversations, then you've come to the right place...


Jacqui Sim and exclusive partners provide 360-degree capability to drive your growth strategy. Supporting ambitious SME’s to accelerate growth in the HR Technology & Professional Services sectors across UK & Europe.


Value-creating advisory services at any stage from idea to execution with access to our investor network. Starts with a (confidential) CEO discussion to understand business readiness and mutual compatibility.


The HR Technology & Professional Services sectors are growing at an unprecedented rate providing serious opportunity. GPP’s innate passion is to help businesses buy, build and succeed in a fast paced scale-up environment.

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Key Fundamentals

Experts who understand the industry, its trends and challenges.

Exclusively focused on HR Technology & Professional Services sectors across UK & Europe.

Provide our clients with unrivalled access to market insights.

Latest, well thought-out and differentiated perspectives.

Relationships are built and maintained on trust, discretion and dedication.

The right partners at the right time to expedite success.

Empower our clients with a sustainable and flexible growth plan.

Provide strategic advice for fast-growth, mid-market business owners & their executive teams.

Jacqui Sim

Founder & CEO

Jacqui is adept at establishing successful working relationships with Owners/CEO's throughout organisations. She is a catalyst in guiding and taking businesses to the next level with strategic, trusted and sustainable growth plans.

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Cut through the complexity of M&A to guide your business on its growth journey.

We’re here to seize the opportunity, orchestrate the plan and expedite success.

Our high-level outline covers both Organic & In-Organic approaches with flexible hybrid options:

  • Company Vision and Ambition
  • Growth Strategy, Timeline
  • Market Climate Analysis
  • Financial & Valuation Analysis
  • Target Criteria / Opportunities
  • Marketing Deck
  • Organic: Scale-Up Hiring Plan / Talent Acquisition
  • In-Organic: M&A Target Companies identification & sourcing
  • Hybrid Solutions
  • Target Screening / Due Diligence
Corporate Finance
  • Funding Approach, Tax, Legal
  • Deal Structuring and Negotiation
  • Due Diligence
  • Deal Signing & Close
  • Transition from Deal Team to Execution Team
  • Integration Readiness and Day 1 Planning
  • Execution Governance and 100 Day Plan
  • Successfully delivering Deal Value Drivers


A few of the Partners we work with:


"Jacqui epitomises someone who never stops aspiring to keep raising the bar. She demonstrates that even though you may be great at what you do, there’s always more to be achieved.  From starting her own business, to being top of her game, as well as being recognised by the industry as an expert, Jacqui’s drive never fails to amaze me. She shows what determination really means and how you can never be too successful!"

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James Caan CBE

Serial entrepreneur, investor and former Dragon (BBC Dragons’ Den)

"Jacqui is immediately responsive and always makes you feel like she’s working with you and only you. Her integrity is second to none and she is an incredible orchestrator when it comes to manifesting situations and making things happen. My working relationship with Jacqui will always continue wherever she is, because she has my best interests at heart"

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Hardeep Rai

Co-founder and CEO of the Kaleidoscope Group

"We have worked with Jacqui and Growth Path Partners (GPP) across a number of businesses in our portfolio, including acquisition and market research, outreach and business improvement. She has brought a crucial subject matter perspective and expertise to our business centric approach and made a significant difference through her market insight and knowledge"

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Augusto Negrillo

Managing Director of Vivero

"Jacqui Sim is a long-standing friend and trusted collaboration partner. Jacqui’s energy, connectivity and commitment to her clients is highly valued and her traditional Scottish values of integrity overlaid with global outlook affords Growth Partners clients an excellent resource"

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Peter Gardiner

CEO of Saltire Capital Partners

"Jacqui was instrumental in helping several of our Bertram Capital companies identify ERP resources for very complex projects. Her network is extensive and of high quality. She is an important component of our IT initiatives domestically and abroad."

Jeff Drazan

Jeff Drazan

Managing Partner of Bertram Capital

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