Founded in 2010, Seneca Partners Limited (“Seneca” or the “Manager”) is a specialist corporate financier providing equity/debt funding and advisory services to small and medium sized enterprises (“SMEs”), which Seneca defines as businesses with an annual turnover of up to £100 million. It operates mostly in the Midlands, the North West, Yorkshire and the North East, where it has established a strong presence across its group of Seneca branded companies. In order to help SMEs to raise capital tax- efficiently, Seneca entered the tax advantaged sector in 2012, raising funds for the Enterprise Investment Scheme (“EIS”) qualifying companies and an inheritance tax service using business relief (“BR”). It also provides corporate finance and debt advisory services to SMEs. The Seneca family of companies have an aggregate staff count of 70 and assets under management (“AUM”) of circa £400 million. These associated companies provide a range of financial services including equity investments, debt funding and corporate advisory services to SMEs.
Acceleris Capital is an established corporate finance boutique, in operation since 2000. Acceleris has an expertise in arranging and managing investments by private individuals under the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and under the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme SEIS), as well as taking an active role in its' investee companies. Acceleris has, to date, arranged funds in excesss of £100m into over 50 companies through more than 100 transactions. Acceleris has a track record of successfully taking companies from start-up to exit.
finnCap Ltd is a British investment bank and a corporate and institutional stockbroker, based in London. It operates in four areas of business: investment banking, equities research, institutional sales and trading, and market making.
The firm reports on companies in major sectors, mining, oil & gas, technology, life sciences and industrials, and also sub-sectors such as support services, financial services, marketing, consumer goods, media and investment trusts. In addition to its core operations, finnCap has created the angel network fANClub, which invests in startup companies.