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22nd June 2018

Archangels named UKBAA lead syndicate of the year

Archangels, the Edinburgh-based business angel syndicate, has been recognised as the UK’s Lead Angel Investment Syndicate of the Year by the UK Business Angels Association. T

he accolade follows a record year of investment for the world’s oldest business angel syndicate in 2017/18, during which it led with £11.2m of investment from its own members, supplemented by a further £6.8m of cash from co-investors, including Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scotland’s main economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise. 

21st June 2018

DN Capital’s Nenad Marovac appointed as Invest Europe Chair

Invest Europe announces that Nenad Marovac will be its Chair for 2018 to 2019. Founder and Managing Partner of global early-stage venture firm DN Capital, Marovac has over 25 years of investment experience in the technology and media sectors. Founded in 2000, DN Capital has supported early-stage and leading European companies, including British music recognition service Shazam, which is set to be acquired by Apple, and Germany’s leading used-car online marketplace, Auto1, which operates in 30 countries and is valued at €2.9 billion.

20th June 2018

Maven Capital Partners expands Midlands Engine Investment Fund team

Maven Capital Partners has further strengthened its Midlands team with the appointment of senior investment specialists Chris Rogers, Richard Altoft and Graham Hall, to increase the level of support to local companies across all stages of the investment process and for ongoing business support.

Based in Birmingham, Chris has responsibility for new MEIF investments and will work closely with investee companies throughout Worcestershire. Chris joins Maven after a 22-year career in commercial banking with RBS, as a Senior Relationship Manager, providing structural guidance and financial analysis to SMEs.

20th June 2018

Eight Advisory hires two senior partners in continued UK office expansion

 

Eight Advisory, a leading financial and operational consultancy firm specialising in transactions, restructuring and transformation, has hired two senior partners in its UK office. Tim Wainwright and Dean Lake join from EY to develop the operational due diligence and transaction tax practices respectively.

19th June 2018

Rimilia joins select Microsoft ScaleUp programme to drive global expansion

Rimilia, a leading global intelligent financial automation software provider, has announced a collaboration with Microsoft after being accepted onto the current cohort of the select Microsoft ScaleUp programme. 

19th June 2018

Imperial College Business School’s MSc Finance enters the global top 10

Imperial College Business School has entered the world’s top ten for the first time in today’s Financial Times Masters in Finance rankings. Imperial ranked in 9th place, moving up three places from 12th position last year and is the highest ranked UK-based business school in the world.

 

14th June 2018

Eight Advisory hires former EY Senior Partner

Eight Advisory, a leading financial and operational consultancy firm specialising in transactions, restructuring and transformation, has hired former EY senior partner, Steve Taylor to expand its valuation practice in the UK.

12th June 2018

Idinvest appoints Nicolas Debock as Investment Director

Idinvest Partners, a leading investor in SMEs across Europe, today announces the appointment of Nicolas Debock as Investment Director in the Venture Capital team.

12th June 2018

deVere expands Italy division with new offices in Rome

deVere Group has announced it is expanding its deVere Italia brand by opening offices for the first time in the Italian capital.  The base is located in the heart of the city, near the Termini Station.  deVere also has hub offices in Milan from where it has been serving expats and international investors all over Italy.

8th June 2018

UKBAA announces shortlist for 2018 UKBAA Angel Investment Awards
The UKBAA has announced the shortlist for its 2018 Awards.

The UKBAA received just under 300 fantastic applications from which to shortlist the 14 awards, which recognise the innovators and disrupters across a huge range of sectors and themes and reflecting the many exciting  developments in the market this past year.

6th June 2018

S100 Club Announces New Chairman and National Investment Platform

The University of Surrey’s S100 Club – the evolution of the Surrey 100 Club angel investment network – announces significant developments to attract more investors and technology businesses seeking investment.

6th June 2018

Kreston Reeves appoints new partner and merger

Kreston Reeves has strengthened its Corporate Finance practice and announces its merger with Surrey-based corporate finance boutique SamCorp and the appointment of Jack Clipsham as Corporate Finance Partner.

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