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18th January 2021

Foresight invests £5 million in Plantexpand

Foresight Group has made a £5 million investment to support the buy-in management buy-out of Plantexpand Limited, a well-established specialist plant and vehicle maintenance provider servicing the utilities industry. The investment is made by the £100 million Foresight East of England Fund, an evergreen patient pool of capital, cornerstoned by the Cambridgeshire Pension Fund that supports growing SMEs across the East of England....

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18th January 2021

AIC announces Elizabeth Scott at new chair

AIC announces Elizabeth Scott at new chair

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has announced that Elisabeth Scott has been voted Chair of the AIC. The membership of the AIC has elected Sapna Shah and Mickey Morrissey to the AIC board. Former Chai...

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Custodiex

28th August 2020

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Ingenion Medical

25th August 2020

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Perspectives Read ALL

Food for thought for January

13th January 2021

James Murdoch takes a considered look at how his food and restaurant investments have performed i...

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Enabling investment with a diverse range of startup founders

4th January 2021

The issue of startup diversity is well documented. Acco...

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What we’ve learnt in 2020 – the year that changed everything

21st December 2020

David Mott, Founder Partner at Oxford Capital reflects on the themes that have ...

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What do I know?

10th December 2020

As an interested observer of the unquoted UK funding market, I have long been curious about what ...

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New business angel group launches in Brighton

15th January 2021

South East Angels have launched their Brighton investor group, set to be the most active angel ne...

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Weezy raises $20 million funding

15th January 2021

Weezy, the UK’s leading on-demand superf...

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Enabling investment with a diverse range of startup founders

4th January 2021

The issue of startup diversity is well documented. Acco...

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Archangels increases support for Scottish tech and life sciences

4th January 2021

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Edinburgh-based bus...

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YFM investment enables consumer insight business to scale-up

14th January 2021

  Fast-growing consumer insights business Vypr plans to stre...

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Albion Capital launches £45 million VCT fundraising

12th January 2021

Albion Capital is seeking to raise up to £45 million through top up offer...

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NVM Private Equity Exits Agilitas IT Solutions

1st December 2020

NVM Private Equity has sold its stake in Agilitas IT Solutions Limited to the international priva...

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Gresham House Ventures invests in RevLifter

27th November 2020

Gresham House Ventures, a growth equity investor specialised in scaling businesses driven b...

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Parkwalk launches new HMRC-approved EIS fund targeting knowledge intensive businesses

11th January 2021

Parkwalk has launched one of the first HMRC Approved Knowledge Intensive EIS Fu...

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Par Equity celebrates another successful year in 2020

8th January 2021

Par Equity, the Edinburgh-based investment manager that specialises in early-stage technology bus...

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Vala Capital launches innovative fund for sustainable start-ups

8th December 2020

Vala Capital, the entrepreneur-led venture capital firm, has launched the Vala ...

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New opportunities emerging from COVID

2nd December 2020

Catherine Gannon of Gannons Solicitors looks at what SEIS/EIS can offer to investors....

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Talent Spotter Read ALL

AIC announces Elizabeth Scott at new chair

18th January 2021

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has announced that ...

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Ignite NI reveals start-ups selected for Propel programme

15th January 2021

IgniteNI has revealed the 20 start-ups that will be participating...

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Maven Capital Partners expands East Midlands team

15th January 2021

Maven Capital Partners, one of the UK’s most active fund managers, has f...

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Livingbridge announces trio of promotions

12th January 2021

Livingbridge, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investors...

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Knowledge Read ALL

Pandemic inspires new wave of social entrepreneurs

13th January 2021

The pandemic has inspired a new wave of social entrepreneurs who are developing ...

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Top 20 most viewed investment companies in 2020

13th January 2021

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has published its list of the 20 m...

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Record breaking year for equity crowdfunding

13th January 2021

433 Equity Crowdfunding campaigns successfully raised £332 ...

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JP Morgan figures show 2020 performance of investment companies

7th January 2021

JP Morgan analysis shows that 2020 saw the largest ever outperformance of the FTSE All...

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Digital life insurance provider DeadHappy completes £4.75M investment

14th January 2021

  Award winning Digital life insurance provider DeadHappy has completed a £4.7...

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Record breaking year for equity crowdfunding

13th January 2021

433 Equity Crowdfunding campaigns successfully raised £332 ...

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Food for thought for January

13th January 2021

James Murdoch takes a considered look at how his food and restaurant investments have performed i...

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PCS UK Ltd secures £1 million ABL facility from IGF

8th January 2021

Industrial electrical engineering contractor, Process Control Services ...

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Hilltop Credit Partners completes £15m loan for high-end residential development

6th January 2021

Funds advised by Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding partner for SME residential d...

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Travel tech firm You. Smart. Thing gets £500k boost

16th December 2020

Birmingham-based travel technology business, You. Smart. Thing. Limited (YST) has received £...

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Foresight invests £5 million in Plantexpand

18th January 2021

Foresight Group has made a £5 million investment to support the buy-in management buy...

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Shippeo secures $32m investment

18th January 2021

Shippeo, the European leader in r...

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Kuato Studios raises £4.5 million from Horizons Ventures

18th January 2021

UK-based EdTech gaming studio, Kuato Studios, has raised £4.5m ...

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NorthEdge invests in medical communications agency Helios Medical

15th January 2021

Mid-market private equity firm NorthEdge has invested in Helios Medical Communications (Helios), ...

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Kuato Studios raises £4.5 million from Horizons Ventures

18th January 2021

UK-based EdTech gaming studio, Kuato Studios, has raised £4.5m ...

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NorthEdge invests in medical communications agency Helios Medical

15th January 2021

Mid-market private equity firm NorthEdge has invested in Helios Medical Communications (Helios), ...

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Exus hits 1.8GW of assets under management in North America

14th January 2021

Exus Management Partners (Exus), an independent investment and asset management firm focuse...

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Media Read ALL

BGF invests £6m in global animation studio Snipple

8th January 2021

BGF, has invested £6 million in world-renowned global animation studio, Snipple, to support...

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Great Point takes over Seren Stwidios Complex in Cardiff

7th October 2020

Great Point, the media investment business run by Jim Reeve and Robert Halmi, ...

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Calculus Creative Content Fund invests in Home Team

10th September 2020

The Calculus Creative Content EIS Fund has invested in Home Team, a production company founded by...

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Enigma Holdings invests seed funding in new podcast network

3rd September 2020

Enigma Holdings has invested £500,000 seed ...

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Recycleye raises £1.2M to turn trash into treasure

16th December 2020

Recycleye, the intelligent waste management start-up, has secured £1.2 million in seed fund...

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Phasecraft closes £3.7m seed funding round

11th December 2020

On the back of new quantum algorithm breakthroughs, quantum software company&nb...

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Karakuri raises £6.5m investment and unveils world's first robotic canteen

7th December 2020

Karakuri, the world-leading food robotics company, is bringing the futur...

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SaaS firm GUURU raises $5m for Customer Service Solution

1st December 2020

Swiss SaaS start-up GUURU Solutions Ltd has closed a $5M Series A extension, which brin...

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Health Read ALL

Eyoto eyes expansion following £2.5M investment

13th January 2021

Birmingham-based tele-optometry manufacturer Eyoto,has secured funding from the Midland...

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Tristone Capital acquires North Wales care business

12th January 2021

Buy and build Investment group Tristone Capital, through its care division Tristone Healthcare, h...

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Liva Healthcare secures €24.5m

11th January 2021

Liva Healthcare, a European market leader in scalable digital health coaching, has secured a new ...

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Peptone’s protein engineering operating system secures $2.5m investment

11th January 2021

Peptone, the computational physics company, has built the world’s first protein engineering...

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AIC announces Elizabeth Scott at new chair

18th January 2021

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has announced that ...

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Digital life insurance provider DeadHappy completes £4.75M investment

14th January 2021

  Award winning Digital life insurance provider DeadHappy has completed a £4.7...

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Hi55 Ventures agrees deal to back innovative real-time pay pilot project

16th December 2020

Fintech start-up Hi55 Ventures has secured the backing of a global investment firm with over $50 ...

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Outfund raises £37m to become UK's largest revenue-based lender

9th December 2020

Outfund, the fintech company changing the way online businesses ra...

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Solihull-based recruitment firm Quantum Group raises £730k MEIF investment

14th December 2020

Solihull-based executive recruitment firm, Quantum Group Solutions Limited, has secured its ...

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New matching service will help start-up access to investors and NEDs

3rd December 2020

Three start-up industry experts have joined together to launch Connectd, a new sma...

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Alicia Navarro closes £1.2m pre-seed round for Flown

23rd November 2020

Entrepreneur Alicia Navarro has closed a £1.2 million pre-seed investment round t...

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Wishing a Happy Christmas to all our readers

21st December 2020

The AngelNews team is having a short break over Christmas after a busy and news-filled year. ...

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Marcus Rashford launches website to support families over Christmas

21st December 2020

  Marcus Rashford MBE and the Child Food Poverty Taskforce have launched a new...

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Valloop launches to radicalise SME buy-outs through employee ownership

7th December 2020

A new fund which aims to radicalise SME buy-outs through employee ownership has...

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UK’s most entrepreneurial hotspots in 2020 revealed

4th December 2020

London may lead the pack when it comes to business start-ups in Britain, but th...

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