YFM Equity Partners
YFM Equity Partners LLP is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in investments in growth capital, recapitalization, development, expansion, management buy outs, and management buyins. The firm seeks to invest in mid and late venture, mature, and emerging growth companies. It seeks to invest in firms which are not involved in primary industries. The firm invests in small and medium sized entrepreneurs (SMEs) and companies across a range of sectors and has a particular interest in energy, materials, manufacturing, consumer staples, consumer electronics, healthcare, financials, business services, information technology, telecommunications, utility, software and services, internet, computer hardware, computers and peripherals, electronic equipments, instruments and components, retail roll-outs, utilities, consumer brands, and companies with proprietary technology. It seeks to invest in companies based in United Kingdom including; South-West, Yorkshire with a focus on North Yorkshire; South Yorkshire; West Yorkshire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Humberside, and North Lincolnshire. The firm also seeks to invest in North West region with a focus on England including Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumbria, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, and Merseyside. It also invests in the United States. It seeks to invest between £0.1 million ($0.19 million) and £10 million ($14.51 million) of equity in companies with sales value between £5 million ($0.19 million) and €50 million ($71.36 million). The firm seeks to provide £10 million ($16.13 million) for late stage and buyout investments. It seeks to take Board membership in its portfolio company. The firm prefers to hold majority stake. It seeks to exit its investments within five years through sale or listing. YFM Equity Partners Limited was founded in 1982 and is based in Leeds, United Kingdom with additional offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Sheffield in United Kingdom.