Scottish Equity Partners in the news
Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) is a leading UK growth equity and venture capital firm. Their approach is to provide hands-on support for the companies it invests in, as well as capital, and the firm is recognised as the partner of choice by many of the UK’s high growth potential companies.
Funding Boost for Language App: Babble Raises £22 Million, Finance Monthly, 20 August 2015
Technology firms ‘may be overvalued’ says SEP chief, Daily Business, 7 August 2015
SEP marks strong year with £99 million invested, Scottish Business News Network, 7 August 2015
Scottish Equity Partners Annual Investments Hits £99m, Scottish Financial News, 7 August 2015
Scottish Equity Partners doubles investment amid technology sector boom, The Herald, 7 August 2015
SEP warns against overvalued Scots tech companies, The Scotsman, 7 August 2015
SEP marks strong year with £99 million invested, Business Quarter, 7 August 2015
SEP Expands Infrastructure Team with Two Hires, Infrapppworld, 27 July 2015
SEP Hires Infra Duo, Inspiratia, 27 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners Hires Clean Energy Exec From Glenmont Partners, Low Carbon Energy Investors, 27 July 2015
SEP Expands Infrastructure Team, Utilitydive, 27 July 2015
SEP Expands Infrastructure Team with Two Hires, IPP Journal, 27 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners Maks Senior Hires, IJ Global, 27 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners Expands Infrastructure Team, Scottish Financial News, 27 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners Expands Infrastructure Team, Scottish Renewables Newsletter, 27 July 2015
Scottish venture capital specialist expands UK energy investment team, opens Edinburgh branch, Scottish Energy News, 27 July 2015
Trading Places, The Herald, 27 July 2015
Bank Strengthens Management Team, The Scotsmans, 27 July 2015
Infrastructure Team is Expanded, The Herald, 27 July 2015
Capital Gains, ReCode, 12 July 2015
Babbel raises $22m series-C, Unquote, 10 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners backs German languages firm, Insider Daily, 9 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners backs German languages firm, Daily Record, 9 July 2015
Babbel raises $22m in Series C round, Education Investor, 9 July 2015
German startup Babbel has raised $22 million to help people learn new languages,Business Insider, 9 July 2015
Babbel, a German online language learning specialist, raises $22M, Closing Circle, 9 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners backs language app, The Herald, 9 July 2015
SEP leads $22m Series C in Language app Babbel Alt Assets, 8 July 2015
Le site de cours en ligne Babbel lève 20 millions d’euros, Les Echos, 8 July 2015
Scottish Equity Partners invests in Babbel learning app, BBC, 8 July 2015
Babbel Speaks to Investors, Who Invest $22M, Dow Jones Venture Wire, 8 July 2015
SEP supports Babbel to achieve massive investment, Business Quarter, 8 July 2015
Babbel, Fortune, 8 July 2015
Babbel raises $22M to help grow its language-learning platform in the Americas, Venture Beat, 8 July 2015
Babbel completes $22m in Series C funding round,FinSMEs, 8 July 2015
Abcodia secures £5.25 million for biomedical launch, Business Quarter, 18 May 2015
Abcodia raises $8.25, PE Hub, 18 May 2015
Abcodia raises £5.25m to launch ovarian cancer detection test , Health Investor, 18 May 2015
Abcodia secures £5.25m to develop ovarian cancer detection technology, Growth Business, 18 May 2015
Abcodia Raises GBP5.3M to Launch Ovarian Cancer Screen, Dow Jones, 18 May 2015
Abcodia secures £5.35m to launch ovarian cancer test, StartUps, 18 May 2015
VC-backed Abcodia raises £5.25m, UnQuote, 18 May 2015
Abcodia Raises £5.25M in Funding, FinSMEs, 18 May 2015
Scottish Equity Partners backs ovarian cancer screener in £5.25m round, AltAssets, 18 May 2015
New Cancer Test Attracts Fresh Funds, The Scotsman, 18 May 2015
Fundraising (Gary Le Sueur comments), Infrastructure Investor, 1 June 2015
Meet the investor: Jan Rutherford, Scottish Equity Partners, Startups, 1 April 2015
New finance chief lands at Cyberhawk, EIN Newsdesk, 30 March 2015
Cyberhawk appoints new chief financial officer, Oil & Gas UK, 30 March 2015
Cyberhawk appointment, The Scotsman, 30 March 2015
Cyberhawk (PIPES WITH BENEFITS), Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 18 March 2015
Cyberhawk eyes growth opportunities in Asia, Energy Voice, 11 March 2015
Cyberhawk extends global helicopter print, BQ, 11 March 2015
Cyberhawk invests in sales roles for global expansion, The Herald, 11 March 2015
Cyberhawk extends global footprint, BBC, 10 March 2015
Peter Bachmann – Investor view: uncertainty over CfDs, Utility Week, 13 February 2015
SEP expands team in London, BQ, 9 February 2015
Scottish Equity Partners promotes three, The Herald, 9 February 2015
Scottish Equity Partners promotes three, Private Equity News, 3 February 2015
Scottish Equity Partners taps internal talent bench AltAssets, 3 February 2015
SEP promotes three, Unquote, 3 February 2015
Exco InTouch raises $5 million as it widens its scope from mobile-enabled clinical trials, Mobi Health News, 12 Dec 2014
Albion Invest More Funds in Healthcare Software, BQ Live, 12 Dec 2014
SEP Backs Exco, Insider Media, 12 Dec 2014
Albion Leads £3.2m Round for SEP Backed Exco, Unquote, 12 Dec 2014
SEP Backs Exco, The Herald, 12 Dec 2014
Exco Intouch Raises $5m as it Widens its Scope from Mobile-enabled Clinical Trials, Mobi Health News, 12 Dec 2014
WAYN.com Signs Strategic Partnership with Booking.com, Breaking Travel News, 17 Nov 2014
Booking.com to Power WAYN Hotel Search, Hotel Marketing, 12 Nov 2014
WAYN Partners Booking.com, Ventureburn, 12 Nov 2014
Deal Agreed for Booking.com to Power WAYN Property Search, Travolution, 12 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Bolsters Energy Team, Infrastructure Investor, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Expands Investment Team, IPP Journal, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Boosts Team, All Energy Industry News, 11 Nov 2014
SEP Expands its Investment Team, Renewables and Environment, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Bolsters Energy Team, Clean Energy Investor, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Expands Investment Team Infra PPP World, 11 Nov 2014
SEP Expands Investment Team, Insider Daily Briefing, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Expands Investment Team, News for Scotland, 11 Nov 2014
SEP Makes Senior Hires, Congoo, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Makes Senior Hires, Infrastructure Journal Online, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Venture Capital Firm Expands Renewable Energy Investment Team in Glasgow and London, Scottish Energy News, 11 Nov 2014
Green Investor Beefs up Squad, reNews, 11 Nov 2014
Scottish Equity Partners Expands Investment Team, Daily Record, 11 Nov 2014
SEP Appoints Two on Energy Infrastructure Fund, Unquote, 11 Nov 2014
The Patient Investor Op-ed, AltAssets, 6 Nov 2014
Skyscanner hailed as Scotland’s first $1 billion web company, The Herald, 11 Oct 2014
Intelligent Reach, Direct Commerce Magazine, 7 Oct 2014
Scottish Equity Partners launches infrastructure fund, H&V News, 4 Sep 2014
SEP Launches Infrastructure Fund, Global Banking and Finance, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity Partners raise £135m clean energy fund, The Daily Record, 2 Sep 2014
New £135m fund launched for UK energy projects, Edie, 2 Sep 2014
£52.7m SSE pipeline deal for Scottish Equity Partners fund, BQ Magazine, 2 Sep 2014
New £135m fund launched for UK energy projects, Clean Technology Business Review, 2 Sep 2014
SEP moves into infrastructure investment, Unquote, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity launches clean energy infrastructure fund, Energy and Environment Management, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity launches clean energy infrastructure fund, Link2, 2 Sep 2014
SSE Pipelines sold for £52.7 million, Energy Global, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity dives into cleantech, ReNews, 2 Sep 2014
SSE Sells SSE Pipelines To New Fund In Which It’s Investing, London South East, 2 Sep 2014
SSE sells pipelines business to clean energy fund, Energy Live News, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity’s SSE-Backed Fund to Invest in 10 Green Projects, Bloomberg News, 2 Sep 2014
SEP gets Lexington backing to close £135m debut infra fund, Alt Assets, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity Partners launches £135m clean energy fund, Environmental Finance, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity Partners launches renewable energy fund, Material Recycling News, 2 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity Partners, SSE and Lexington team up on infrastructure, Financial News, 2 Sep 2014
SSE sells gas pipelines to SEP in £52.7m deal, The Herald, 1 Sep 2014
Scottish Equity Partners sets up £135m investment fund, BBC, 1 Sep 2014
SSE sells pipelines business to new £135 million energy infrastructure fund, The Courier, 1 Sep 2014
Scottish firms showcase technology to investor, Business Insider, 8 May 2014
People: The business diary, Scotsman, 06 May 2014
Martin Brennan appointment, Unquote, 28 April 2014
Silent Herdsman closes £3m deal led by Scottish Equity Partners, Startups, 27 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Tech Crunch Japan, 26 March 2014
SEP Investment – Wearable Technology for Cows, Global Banking and Finance, 25 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, City A.M., 25 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Angel News, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Venture Beat, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Tech Crunch, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Computer Business Review, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Real Business, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman – comment, Tech Market View, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, Unquote, 24 March 2014
Wearable tech for HORNY COWS: Biz slurps £3m for bovine arousal detectors, The Register, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman, The Next Web, 24 March 2014
Herdsman’s £3m funds round-up, The Scotsman, 24 March 2014
£3m fresh investment boosts Silent Herdsman, The Herald, 24 March 2014
Silent Herdsman: Cows connected to web to boost milk, BBC Online, 24 March 2014
Calum Paterson Interview, Business Quater, 19 March 2014
A deal-maker by nature, BQ, 19 March 2014
Growing your business, Insider, March 2014
Science & Technology review – portfolio companies, Insider, March 2014
Scottish Equity Partners invests £8m in Car Loan 4U, Motor Finance, February Edition
Deal in focus: SEP drives car financing deal, Unquote, 13 February 2014
Calum Paterson interview, Open Scotland Mag, 12 February 2014
When is the right time to exit a venture capital or private equity backed business? Real Business, 11 February 2014
Car Loan 4U announces £8m investment from SEP, Global Banking and Finance Review, 6 February 2014
Car Loan 4U receives £8m backing from equity fund, Motor Finance, 6 February 2014
SEP backs online car finance business, Business Quarter Magazine, 6 February 2014
SEP gives motor finance group an £8m injection, The Scotsman, 6 February 2014
Car Loan 4U announces £8 million investment from SEP, Angel News, 6 February 2014
SEP backs Car Loan 4U with £8m, Unquote, 6 February 2014
Scottish Equity Partners injects £8m in Car Loan 4U, AltAssets, 5 February 2014
Car Loan 4U announces £8m Scottish Equity Partners investment, Startups, 5 February 2014
Car Loan 4U, Venture Beat, 5 February 2014
Scottish Equity Partners invests £8m in car finance firm, Business 7, 5 February 2014
Leading venture firm SEP bullish on future investment opportunities, Global Banking and Finance Review, 5 February 2014
Ministers urged to search beyond tech start-ups, The Scotsman, 14 January 2014
First $1bn Scots web firm a shining example to others, The Herald, 31 December 2013
Are European GPs ready to embrace the robotics revolution?, Unquote, 17 December 2013
UK venture capital firm SEP to boost portfolio investment to £60M, Venture Capital Post, 16 December 2013
SEP on course to invest £60m in portfolio, The Herald, 16 December 2013
Interview with Stuart Paterson, Tech Market View, 9 December 2013
Aridhia secures new investment, The Courier, 10 October 2013
From digital marketing to biomedical informatics, Growth Business, 9 October 2013
Multi-million pound injection into healthcare analysis venture, Herald Scotland, 9 October 2013
Aridhia expands after venture capital boost, The Scotsman, 9 October 2013
Albion Ventures,Scottish Equity Partner invest in healthcare analytics company Aridhia Informatics, AltAssets, 8 October 2013
Albion Ventures infuses funding to Aridhia Informatics, Venture Capital Post, 8 October 2013
Albion leads investment in Aridhia Informatics, Unquote, 8 October 2013
Albian Ventures and SEP back Aridhia Informatics, peHUB, 8 October 2013
Scottish Business Briefing – Monday 7 October,The Scotsman, 7 October 2013
SEP backs buy-out at Tryzens, Herald Scotland, 7 October 2013
Jaywing completes sale of Tryzens, Interactive Investor, 7 October 2013
Scottish Equity Partners backs buyout at Tryzens, The Scotsman, 7 October 2013
Former SSE boss Ian Marchant appointed Cyberhawk director, BBC News, 2 October 2013
SEP and Hermes acquire Zouk stake in Anesco, Angel News, 13 September 2013
Sumerian receives fresh investment from SEP and SIB, Megabuyte, 11 September 2013
SEP leads £2.4m round for Sumerian, INDEU Capital, 10 September 2013
Sumerian, a provider of Forward Thinking IT analytics to many of the leading Fortune Global 500 today announced a further £2.4m investment as it’s new SaaS predictive analytics platform gains momentum in open beta, Angel News, 10 September 2013
SEP and Hermes acquire 40% stake in Anesco, Solar Power Portal, 4 September 2013
Scottish Equity Partners snaps up stake in fast-expanding Anesco, Business Green, 3 September 2013
SEP ups stake in energy firm Anesco, Inooz, 2 September 2013
SEP and Hermes acquire stake in efficiency company Anesco, NewNet, 2 September 2013
SEP ups stake in energy firm Anesco, The Scotsman, 2 September 2013, The Scotsman, 2 September 2013
SEP leads £2.4m round for Sumerian, Unquote, 10 July 2013
Backers extend support for Sumerian, TechMarketView, 9 September 2013
Funding boost to support growth at IT firms, The Herald, 9 September 2013
Inoapps on acquisition trail with £10m funding, The Scotsman, 9 September 2013
Scottish Equity may channel $108m into U.K. clean energy, Bloomberg Businessweek, 26 July 2013
Scottish Equity may channel $108m into U.K. clean energy, Bloomberg, 26 July 2013
Don’t forget the traditional forms of marketing, Real Business, 15 July 2013
Scottish Equity Partners leads £10.5m investment in Pure360, Growing Business, 10 July 2013
News roundup–Royal Mail, JD Sports, Halfords, more, Direct Commerce, 10 July 2013
Pure360 attracts £6.5m Scottish Equity Partners investment, The Herald, 9 July 2013
SEP leads the way in e-mail firm buyout, The Scotsman, 9 July 2013
Encore exits, SEP enters Pure360, Tech Market View, 9 July 2013
Pure360 attracts pound(s)6.5m Scottish Equity Partners investment, TMCNet, 9 July 2013
Encore Capital exits Pure360, reaping 4x and 47% IRR, Unquote, 8 July 2013
Pure360 gets £10.5m cash injection, Decision Marketing, 8 July 2013
Funding Daily: Seeing double (digits), Venture Beat, 8 July 2013
Encore Capital offloads Pure360 to Scottish Equity Partners through £10.5 million deal, GrowthBusiness, 8 July 2013
Encore Capital makes 4x return form exit of UK digital marketing company Pure360, AltAssets, 8 July 2013
Email and SMS marketing specialists Pure360 attract investment in £10.5m deal, Business Matters, 8 July 2013
Cyberhawk attracts investment in facility inspection market, Point of Beginning, 26 June 2013
New funding for Cyberhawk Innovations, Business Insider, 25 June 2013
Cyberhawk investment delight, The Courier, 25 June 2013
Scottish Equity Partners leads £1.25m investment in ‘flying robot’ surveying firm, Growing Business, 25 June 2013
Cyberhawk Innovations land £1.25m investment, The Engineer, 25 June 2013
Cyberhawk attracts £1.25m investment to create jobs and drive global expansion, Angel News, 24 June 2013
SEP in £1.25m round for Cyberhawk, Unquote, 24 June 2013
Aerial ‘drone’ firm Cyberhawk draws investors, BBC News, 24 June 2013
Flying robot maker Cyberhawk receives Scottish Equity Partners-led investment, AltAssets, 24 June 2013
Flying robots company Cyberhawk Innovations backed by venture capital firm, GrowthBusiness, 24 June 2013.
SocialBro looks north of the border for funding, Tech Market View, 7 June 2013.
SEP backs Twitter analytics business, The Herald, 7 June 2013.
Venture Capital Deals, CNN Money, 6 June 2013.
SocialBro Raises £1.2M in Venture Capital Funding, FinSMEs, 6 June 2013.
Scottish Equity Partners leads £1.2m round for Twitter analytics company SocialBro, Alt Assets, 6 June 2013.
Twitter monetisation start-up SocialBro closes Series A round, Growth Business, 6 June 2013.
SocialBro Raises $1.8M to Help Businesses, Manage, Analyze and Monetize Twitter Communities, Tech Crunch, 6 June 2013.
Scottish Equity Partners Backs world curling champion Eve Muirhead (23) in Olympics bid, Angel News, 28 May 2013.
Scottish Equity Partners to sponsor Eve Muirhead, The Scotsman, 26 May 2013.
Scottish Equity Partners to sponsor Eve Muirhead, Scotland on Sunday, 26 May 2013.
Scottish Equity Partners sponsor GP Bullhound Summit and Media Momentum Awards, Angel News, 16 May 2013.
Smarter Grid Solutions secures £3M to target booming smart grid technology market in Europe and North America, Finance Monthly, 22 January 2013.
U.K Retailer Woes Laid Bare as Web Prompts Fashion Foray, Bloomberg, Jan 18 2013.
SEP powers up Smarter Grid Solutions with £3m funds, The Herald, 17 January 2013
Power software company secures funding, The Herald, 17 January 2013.
First institutional funding round for Smarter Grid Solutions, Growth Business, 16 January 2013.
Hydropower firm boosted by £3.3m funding, The Herald, 26 October 2012.
Green Highland Renewables closes £3.3m funding round, Growing Business, 25 October 2012.
Scottish hydro developer secures venture capital investment to boost activities, Growth Business, 25 October 2012
Scottish Equity Partners receives top UK venture capital award, Angel News, 12 October 2012.
Shortlist unveiled for SFE award, The Scotsman, 6 October 2012.
Matches received £12m investment, Drapers, 21 September 2012.
SEP injects £12m into luxury fashion retailer, Enterprise Adviser, 21 September 2012.
SEP backs Match with 12m investment, Unquote Analysis, 21 September 2012.
Matches receives 12m Equity investment from SEP, FinSMEs,21 September 2012
Scottish Equity Partners invest 12m in Matches, Angel News, 21 September 2012.
SEP injects 12m into Matches, Real Deals, 21 September 2012.
Scottish Equity Partners provides 12m growth equity to Matches. 21 September 2012.
Scottish Equity Partners struts its stuff, Growing Business, 21 September 2012.
Venture firm Scottish Equity Partners 12m Matches investment, The Scotsman, 21 September 2012.
Scottish Equity Partners completes 12m investment into fashion retailer, Business7, 20 September 2012.