Case study

Scottish Equity Partners: Funding the future of tech

LDC backed award-winning hi-tech and clean energy venture capital fund to support high growth companies.

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Sector
  • Financial services
  • Technology, Media, Telecoms

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) is a leading UK venture capital firm.

Exit date

16/12/2016

Investment

£15m

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Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) is a leading venture capital firm in the UK. As well as providing capital and growth equity to some of the UK’s most exciting technology companies, SEP specialises in providing infrastructure finance for small-scale clean energy projects.

Operating from offices in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, the fund makes equity investments of up to £20m in innovative high growth technology companies.

LDC backed a fund set up by SEP, investing £15m in 2011.

During LDC’s involvement, SEP was named Venture Capital Firm of the Year four times, highlighting the consistent emphasis it places on the quality of its work.

LDC exited its investment in 2016.