• Region: North America
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Investment Year: 2015
  • Transaction Value: $400m


Teneo is a global CEO advisory firm that works exclusively with the CEOs and leaders of the world's largest and most complex companies providing strategic counsel across their business.

In January 2015, BCEC IX purchased a significant minority share from the three Founders, who continued to manage the company.

Teneo operates across four operating segments: Strategy & Communications Advisory, Capital Advisory, Risk Advisory, and Management Consulting.

Based in New York City with offices in 18 cities, including a major operation in London and Dubai, among Teneo's clients are multi-national Fortune 500 companies, philanthropies, and high-net-worth individuals.

Since the investment by BCEC IX, Teneo has more than tripled its global headcount to over 800 people and has also completed 9 acquisitions, increasing its global presence to 19 offices in 12 countries.

In June 2019 it was announced the BCEC IX had sold the shareholding in Teneo to CVC, and will have fully exited on completion.

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