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Private Investments & Enterprise Investment Scheme

Acceleris is primarily a corporate finance boutique offering services to the UK’s highest quality SMEs. Once a company is to embark on a funding round with Acceleris Capital’s assistance, these funds are identified from a variety of sources. Institutions, funds and private investors.

If you would like to receive notification of upcoming investment opportunities please contact Acceleris Capital on the contact banner below.

What type of investors are we looking for?

Acceleris Capital deals solely with certified High Net Worth Individuals and Sophisticated Investors.

A certified high net worth individual will meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • An annual income to the value of £100,000 or more;
  • Net assets to the value of £250,000 or more.

There are two types of sophisticated investor:

  • Self-certified sophisticated investors are persons who have invested in an EIS security before, director of a company with a turnover of £1million, persons involved in the provision of SME finance or persons who are members of business angel networks.
  • Certified sophisticated investors (these are persons certified by an authorised person other than the one making the communication as having sufficient understanding to be able to assess the risks of investing)

Investors with Experience

We encourage our investor network to communicate their interests and experiences with ourselves to ensure only the most relevant investment opportunities are communicated. Opportunities for advisory or non-executive roles are frequent within early stage unlisted companies who are looking to strengthen their management team and improve their chances of success.

Sector Agnostic Investing

Acceleris Capital has an expertise in technology companies and has an established track record in taking companies from the ground up. Acceleris does not solely focus on the technology sector however, we evaluate only the highest quality companies and ideas from digital marketing to industry to telecommunications.

Investing with like minded individuals

The market has changed dramatically over the last few years and recent research from NESTA reports that there has never been a better time to invest into private equity transactions. The reasons for this are two-fold. First of all, in the current economic environment, taxes must rise, and it makes sense to invest in government blessed tax-sheltered products. Secondly, company valuations have fallen over the last 18 months and even excellent well-managed companies are still finding it difficult to raise finance for expansion, a problem which was much less common prior to the global downturn. There are significant long term benefits in investing now.

Private Investors have historically been the source of finance for private equity investment into high risk private companies, start-ups, hi-technology, University spin-outs etc. However with the current shortage of capital for small to medium sized enterprises (SME’s) from Banks, AIM, PLUS etc, private investors can make investments into development capital and management buy-out type situations.


Acceleris Capital, 28-29 Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 1TD

Tel: 01942 35 66 55

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