Grand Union Company Ltd


Grand Union is a bar business with 9 sites across London. Grand Union’s brand focus is on blending a cocktail bar, dancing and American diner in a female friendly environment. Grand Union also has some of the best bar/pub gardens in London.

Luke Johnson backed the management buyout in 2010 and is supporting the continued growth of the business.

Why we invested

  • Strong existing MD who understands the complexity of running a late night business
  • Focus on high quality cocktails, which we felt was a growing market
  • Existing base of profitable sites to grow the business from

“It was important for me to find the right investor to come on board at Grand Union. Someone whom I could work with well and understood how to stabilise and grow a branded operation and entrepreneurs business. Luke has proved time and again that he has the ability and skill and adds real credit to our company, which has allowed us to become an effective profit efficient business.”

Adam Marshall
Chief Executive