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Alternative Structures to Fund Investment Deals

In these uncertain times, valuations have also become uncertain. We consider below some of the innovative and alternative investment structures which allow for a quick injection of cash when valuations are uncertain. 

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Patient Capital Review – How do we fund our companies of tomorrow?

The UK Government’s ‘Patient Capital Review’ may not be your idea of a “good read” but the results of the Consultation are likely to have far reaching consequences for the UK’s entrepreneurial community and how companies can be funded and successfully scale.Leaving aside all of the technical detail, there are some fundamental issues to consider:-It would appear that the European Investment Fund provides about 30% of the capital which is committed to the UK’s Venture Capital Funds. The effects of Brexit are already being felt and this tap is already being turned off.  The most important task of our policy makers...
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Scotland’s investment credentials need to catch up with the South

The following table which has just appeared in UKBAA news caught my eye.

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Financing High Growth Companies

I have just seen the figures released by HMRC for EIS and VCT investment last year and thought they were worthy of mention.

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Private Fund Limited Partnerships (PFLPs)

The Treasury has recently published the responses to its Consultation about proposed changes to the existing partnership legislation by way of a Legislative Reform Order. The proposals have been broadly welcomed by the Private Equity and Venture Capital industry and it is anticipated that the legislation will be enacted within the next year. Two-thirds of the money raised in Europe for Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds last year was raised in the UK and the changes are being implemented to try and ensure that the UK remains competitive as the jurisdiction of choice for establishing this type of fund. The...
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