Mark Gross

Partner and Head of Development Capital

Mark is a Partner at Downing LLP. With over 18 years of private equity experience, he has originated, transacted and managed over £1 billion of equity and debt capital. Mark has worked across a range of industry sectors including Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Retail, Business Services and Speciality Manufacturing. Since joining Downing in June 2014, Mark has worked across a number of sectors and has been spearheading the expansion of our healthcare activities and the wider development capital team. Consequently the team have been recognised as Private Equity Investor of the Year at the HealthInvestor Awards 2020.

He has experience of investing in private and quoted companies with knowledge of operating businesses and real estate investment. Mark joined Downing from the UK mid-market private equity firm, Caird Capital LLP. Prior to that he performed principal investment and leveraged finance roles at Bank of Scotland. In 2021, Mark was recognised in HealthInvestor’s Power Fifty as one of the industry’s 50 most effective, inspiring and influential leaders across the health and social care market.

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