Growth and venture capital

Proactive and client-focused, our growth and venture capital team has a wealth of experience. Our breadth of expertise ranges from seed funding through Series A, B to development and growth capital across a broad spectrum of sectors.
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We regularly act for venture capital investors and growth capital providers including BGF (the most active investor in the United Kingdom), Mobeus Equity Partners, Farview Equity Partners and Rockpool Investments.  We are very active in the growth capital space and sponsor the BVCA High Growth conference which is the UK’s leading event series for growth companies partnering with venture and growth capital to achieve scale.

"the consistency and quality of advice has never varied and remains just excellent"
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Tecnon Orbichem

Advised the shareholders of Tecnon Orbichem on its sale to Forest2Market and Fisher International, two companies backed by Battery Ventures.

Urban Jungle

Advised insurtech start-up Urban Jungle on its £2.5 million Series A investment round from various investors, including Eka Ventures.

By Miles

Advised pay-by-the-mile motor insurer By Miles on its £15 million Series B investment round. The new investment was led by CommerzVentures, the venture capital arm of Commerzbank Group.

Unigestion

Advised Unigestion Direct II on its investment, alongside co-lead Cadence Equity Partners, in Aquam Water Services, a provider of outsourced services to the UK water industry, and the simultaneous acquisition of Orbis Intelligent Systems, its US based technology partner.

BGF

Advised BGF on its investment in Juriba Limited, an IT migration software provider.

Rockpool Investments LLP

Advised Rockpool on their investment in Xiatech Consulting Limited, a boutique consultancy of experts in omni-channel eCommerce and Digital transformation programmes.

FPE Capital LLP

Advised FPE Capital, a software and services focused lower mid-market growth investor, on its growth capital investment in Togetherall, an online mental health platform.

Rockpool Investments LLP

Advised Rockpool Investments LLP on its management buy-out of Spaceright Europe.

Pelican Capital

Advised Pelican Capital on its investment in YourParkingSpace, the provider of a peer-to-peer online parking marketplace in the UK.

BGF

We have advised on more than 10 investments by BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, including acting on its investment in BB7 Fire, a niche fire safety and security consultancy.

Farview Equity Partners and Silversmith Capital Partners

We advised Farview Equity Partners and Silversmith Capital Partners on their US$68 million growth capital investment in the leading online platform, Unily.

Mobeus Equity Partners

We advised Mobeus Equity Partners on a £4m investment round led by Mobeus for IPV, the media asset management software provider that helps leading brands intelligently create, search and automate video content.

Rockpool Investments

We have advised Rockpool Investments on several transactions including its investment in Interact Training Group and most recently advising Interact on its acquisition of Apex Training & Development as part of the business’s plan to build a UK-based technology training group.

Finch Capital 

We advised Finch Capital, a financial technology venture capital firm, which led a £7m fundraising round for proptech business, Goodlord, which offers cloud-based software to help estate agents, landlords and tenants manage the rental process.

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