Growth capital

Our growth capital funds are dedicated to backing ambitious management teams as they look to scale rapidly, across the UK and internationally.

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Funds to support growth and international expansion

£2m - £6m initially with capacity for follow on investment

All sectors considered in accordance with VCT guidelines

UK headquartered businesses, often looking to grow overseas

Commercially proven, not necessarily profitable, with at least £1m of turnover

Clear strategy to scale alongside an investment partner

Our investments

Tonkotsu

“We chose YFM as our partner as we felt they shared our ambition to grow the business in the right way to maintain the culture and the brand. ”

Ken Yamada, co-founder of Tonkotsu

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Wooshii

“It’s a really exciting time for Wooshii, and the funding from YFM will allow the business to capitalise on the huge opportunity that lies ahead. We selected YFM as a partner given their knowledge of our market as well as having supported numerous businesses like Wooshii through this planned phase of growth.”

Fergus Dyer-Smith, founder and CEO of Wooshii

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Matillion

“YFM was unique amongst the private equity firms we met in understanding the immense opportunities that stem from delivering cutting-edge structured data integration capabilities”

Matthew Scullion, MD of Matillion

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Elucidat

“We selected YFM as our investment partner because of their proven track record of working with businesses to accelerate global growth, whilst ensuring their portfolio companies consider their impact on society and the environment.”

Steve Penfold, CEO of Elucidat

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Deep Secure

“To have achieved both significant growth and transformation of the business in what must have been some of the most challenging years in living memory is a fantastic result for us. ”

Richard Beaton, chair of Deep Secure Limited

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Go Outdoors

“I would like to personally thank YFM, for their active involvement, strategic advice and continued support which, in partnership with our exiting founders John Graham and Paul Caplan has helped to grow GO Outdoors into the UK’s largest outdoor retailer.”

Chris Matthews, CEO of GO Outdoors

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