Following HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) recently published manual on cryptoassets, Stephen Kenny from Blick Rothenberg’s Financial Services team provides guidance on what they are, how they’re used and how they’re treated for tax purposes.
Vala Capital has invested in three fast-growth start-ups with sustainable strategies after successfully completing its first funding round for its new Sustainable Growth EIS. The company plans to raise GBP15 million for the sustainable EIS over the next two years and, having raised its target of GBP1.2 million for the first round, is due to embark on a second round of fundraising in September.
Just one quarter of venture capital went to early stage “true venture” businesses in 2020, says Price Bailey
Just one quarter of venture capital funding went to early stage “true venture” businesses in 2020, according to an analysis undertaken by Price Bailey, a Top 30 firm of accountants.
An affiliate of global alternative investment firm HIG Capital (HIG) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Quick Restaurants (Quick) from Burger King France.
Foresight Group Holdings Limited (Foresight), an infrastructure and private equity manager, announces a further interim close for Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners (FEIP), a sustainability-led energy infrastructure fund investing predominantly in Europe, having secured total commitments of cEUR787 million.
EmergeVest, a Hong Kong-based growth-oriented private equity investment group, has invested in Lucy, a neobank focused on women entrepreneurs, through seed funding. In addition, Dr Jessica Bruser of EmergeVest has joined Lucy’s board of directors.
Open banking platform Snoop has secured GBP15 million in Series A funding from leading American investment management firm Paulson & Co Inc (Paulson), giving the business a post-money valuation of GBP47 million.
Mayfair Equity Partners (Mayfair), a tech and consumer growth investor, has completed an investment in British haircare brand Tangle Teezer. Mayfair will hold a majority stake in the business. Additional deal terms have not been disclosed.
Legend Capital has participated a biological computing platform enterprise BioMap's USD100 million Series A funding round.
Surrey-based fulfilment and national delivery business Diamond Logistics has secured a GBP2.5 million investment from BOOST&Co.