MC2 has worked with Palatine Private Equity since its maiden fund was raised at £100m in 2007. Since then MC2 has supported Palatine’s deal communications and boosted the firm’s regional profile as leading investor in the UK regions. Palatine made eight investments from Fund I and has already made four investments from Fund II since it closed at £150m in June 2013. MC2 has managed all communications with Palatine’s portfolio businesses including the £16m management buyout of social housing specialist Forrest and the £17m investment into holiday price comparison site Icelolly.