09 Oct 2012
YFM Equity Partners has backed the buy-in and management buyout of Insider Technologies, a specialist software solutions business through its British Smaller Companies Venture Capital Trust Funds in a £3m deal.
05 Oct 2012
YFM Equity Partners has sold its investment in Primal Pictures Ltd, publishers of the most complete and medically accurate interactive 3D model of the human anatomy to Informa UK, a subsidiary of the international publishing, information and events business Informa plc for an undisclosed sum, making a 2x return on its original investment.
02 Oct 2012
£3m funding boost for ImmunoBiology as it progresses to human clinical trials for a universal meningitis vaccine
YFM Equity Partners through its managed fund, British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc, has invested £0.9m as part of a £3m further round of funding into ImmunoBiology Ltd (ImmBio), a Cambridge based biotechnology company which has developed a new patented platform technology to produce vaccines that can protect against infectious diseases. As part of the deal, YFM Equity Partners has introduced an experienced non-executive Chairman to the business, John Lambert, former president of Chiron Vaccines (now Novartis Vaccines).
13 Jul 2012
The North West Fund for Development Capital (NWFDC), which is managed by YFM Equity Partners, has invested £1m of mezzanine finance into UK Finance Online Limited (UKFOL), which trades as Money Health Check, a business that handles claims from the mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance Policies (PPI). This is the sixth investment that YFM Equity Partners has made from The North West Fund for Development Capital and its first in Bolton.
14 Jun 2012
YFM Equity Partners has sold its investment in Metronet (UK) Limited, the fast-growing hybrid wireless and fibre Internet service provider to private equity firm LDC, making a significant return on its original investment. As part of the buyout, LDC has invested £11m of equity.
14 Jun 2012
The North West Fund for Development Capital, which is managed by YFM Equity Partners, has invested £650,000 of development capital into Mynt Facilities Services Limited, a Merseyside-based commercial cleaning business, following a series of recent acquisitions. This is the fifth investment that YFM Equity Partners has made from The North West Fund for Development Capital and its third in Merseyside.
24 Apr 2012
Andrew Marchant, one of the founders of the UK and European private equity industry has joined YFM Equity Partners in the new position of non-executive Chairman.
18 Apr 2012
YFM Equity Partners has invested £6.6m into Seven Technologies, a Northern Irish engineering business that specialises in developing and manufacturing bespoke electronics and communications applications for operation in inhospitable environments for a wide range of international clients.
12 Apr 2012
The North West Fund for Development Capital, managed by YFM Equity Partners, has invested £950,000 in bespoke British furniture manufacturer Zutux Limited. Sir Eric Peacock, chairman of Halo International, the fine furniture group, will join the Zutux board as non-executive chairman.
21 Mar 2012
YFM Equity Partners (through its managed fund Seraphim Capital) and MMC Ventures have co-invested on a £1.5m growth capital investment into KnowledgeMill
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