This investment has exited and is no longer available for investment

The investment exited at 6 times the original share price

Hartley Botanic logo


Hartley Botanic imageGreat British Botanical Limited makes market-leading, aluminium-framed premium glasshouses, selling a wide range of Victorian-style, traditional and bespoke structures under the heritage brand, Hartley Botanic.

Hartley Botanic is endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society and its customers include Grosvenor Estate, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. The company sells to gardeners throughout the UK, United States and Europe.

In 2016, Rockpool funded a management buy-in and also provided additional capital to support US growth.

The company has experienced consistent growth in revenue since investment, equivalent to a CAGR of 15%.


ProductTransformer company
SectorPremium glasshouse manufacturer
Aim of fundingGrowth
HMRC Advanced Assurance receivedYes
Envisaged investor exit2020 (4 years)
Targeted returnEquity Investment Return - 3.3x capital invested | Investor Loan Return - 1.92x capital invested, including interest payable at 10% per annum and equity upside