Investment Criteria

Our highly selective sourcing policy means that we only take forward the businesses that meet our investment criteria and will strongly resonate with our investors. These are growing UK businesses that are past the proof of concept stage, are already generating revenue and have a clear path to profitability.

Realising a significant financial return for our investors is central to us. We co-invest alongside institutional investors that share a similar value maximisation strategy and exit horizon to us. Consequently, we only back companies that have a clear value creation strategy and that are aiming to offer monetisation options for investors within 3-5 years though either a partial or full exit.

Specifically, we look for businesses that meet the following criteria:

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM

We look for experienced and passionate management teams that all have diverse and complementary skills, real business acumen and the ability to translate strategy into effective operations.

Existing Anchor Investors

Many of the opportunities we present have already attracted significant backing from institutional or angel investors. Our funding rounds would have significant support from existing shareholders or new anchor investors. 

An innovative and disruptive business idea

All the businesses we support have demonstrated a high degree of differentiation and a defendable competitive advantage.

Past Proof of concept

A product or a service that has gone past ‘proof of concept’ and has market validation. We believe these kinds of businesses are at the sweet spot of their growth and are primed to scale.

Exit

Our team seeks out opportunities that have the ability to deliver significant returns to investors and a growth potential that excites us. We look for a clear value creation strategy with monetisation options for investors.

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