Investors in United Kingdom

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Foresight Group

Foresight Group is an alternative asset manager with a strong 30-year track record and specific expertise in environmental and solar infrastructure and private equity. Foresight Group is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager which has been managing investment funds on behalf of institutions and retail clients for 30 years. With current assets under management of over £2.2 billion, raised from the UK and international private and high-net-worth individuals, family offices, pension funds and other institutional investors, Foresight strives to generate increasing dividends and capital appreciation for its investors over the long term. Foresight has offices in UK, USA, Italy, and Australia.
Made 34 investments in United Kingdom

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.
Made 14 investments in United Kingdom

IP Group

IP Group's core business is the creation of value for its shareholders and partners through the commercialisation of intellectual property originating from research intensive institutions. Their strength lies in managing this process from finding suitable intellectual property to commercialise to either helping develop businesses and create value out of them, or identifying and establishing appropriate commercial partnerships to do so. IP Group's extensive expertise in this area combined with its inside knowledge of both industry and finance have enabled the group to create a formidable track record of consistently delivering excellent results for their companies, for their partners and for their shareholders.
Made 10 investments in United Kingdom

JamJar Investments

JamJar Investments is a venture capital firm that invest in high growth consumer brand businesses in both digital and non-tech. Its combination of operational, commercial and brand experience was honed over 14 years taking innocent from scratch to sale to Coca Cola for north of half a billion £. That journey means the company understand the journey of entrepreneurs, the highs the lows, the challenges and some of the solutions. JamJar is the consumer Venture Capital fund run by the innocent drinks founders.
Made 8 investments in United Kingdom


Endless LLP is a private equity firm specializing in equity investments and acquisitions in special situations such as the acquisition of non-core businesses from larger groups with financial or operational difficulties, growth capital, management buyouts, refinancing, and financial restructuring. It does not invest in startups, speculative investment in listed securities and consultancy business. The firm does not have any sector specifications but targets property assets, retail, manufacturing and other key regional industries including data processing and outsourced services, services outsourcing, pharmaceuticals, food products, distribution, printing services, engineering services, paper packaging, and printing and writing paper . The firm seeks to invest in turnarounds in middle market companies. It seeks to invest small and medium enterprises headquartered in the United Kingdom including Yorkshire, London, North West of England, and Midlands. The firm invests between £0.25 million ($0.38 million) and £80 million ($121.49 million) of its own capital in companies with turnover of between £10 million ($15.19 million) and £1000 million ($1518.68 million). Within buyouts and turnarounds, it makes equity investments between £1 million ($1.52 million) and £20 million ($30.37 million). It also participates in underperforming investments of other private equity houses through acquisition of the investments and turnaround support. It typically holds its investments for a period of three years but may also consider shorter and longer periods. Endless LLP was founded on December 16, 2005 and is based in Leeds, United Kingdom with additional offices in Manchester, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; and Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Made 8 investments in United Kingdom


Firestartr helps the most promising digital entrepreneurs take their companies from seed stage to Series A and beyond. Beyond providing capital, they draw on their entrepreneurial successes and senior operational experience with leading technology companies to support sustainable growth in their portfolio. Their deep domain expertise, combined with an unrivalled network of advisors, enable us to make meaningful connections at the right time and propel companies with hands-on support.
Made 4 investments in United Kingdom

CDC Group

Founded in 1948, CDC Group is a Development Finance Institution and is wholly owned by the UK government. CDC's mission is to support the building of businesses throughout Africa and South Asia, to create jobs and to make a lasting difference in the lives of people who live in some of the world's poorest areas.
Made 2 investments in United Kingdom

Scottish Enterprise

They help companies to identify appropriate sources of finance, engage with funders and secure the investment they need to grow their business. They work closely with their portfolio companies to strengthen their management teams, make connections and accelerate growth. Their work also involves aiming to increase the supply of finance for businesses in Scotland. they want to help Scottish SMEs with growth and export potential to get this finance. Apart from supporting Scottish businesses, they also work with UK and international investors. This includes working with business angels, angel syndicates, venture capital groups and corporate investors. They operate across Scotland in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Because their work supports and stimulates the SME funding market in Scotland, what they do supports the delivery of the Scottish Enterprise business plan.
Made 11 investments in United Kingdom

Development Bank of Wales Plc

Development Bank of Wales is formed in 2001 by the Welsh Assembly Government. Development Bank of Wales is an independent company, providing commercial funding to Welsh SMEs. They invests private and public funds, including EU funds.
Made 9 investments in United Kingdom

Business Growth Fund

Business Growth Fund was set up in 2011 to offer growing companies and ambitious entrepreneurs patient capital and strategic support. Today, they are the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in small and medium-sized companies. An established and independent company, they have £2.5bn to support a range of growing companies – early stage, growth stage and quoted – across every region and sector of the economy. Hundreds of companies are using their equity capital investments to accelerate growth. With 14 offices, they are close and relevant to the businesses they invest in. They have grown to a team of 150+ and a network that’s made up of one of the largest pools of board-level executives. Collectively, the companies in their portfolio employ close to 50,000 people. They want to see more entrepreneurs using their capital not only to scale-up their own business but also, collectively, to drive economic activity and with it increase employment, exports and growth.
Made 16 investments in United Kingdom
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