Investing in growing businesses

We can provide the essential capital investment to help you scale your business. Our range of funding solutions have helped hundreds of management teams across the UK make their vision a reality and achieve transformational levels of growth.

How we can help

Flexible funding options to accelerate business growth

We recognise that entering into a new relationship with an investor can represent a significant milestone for any business. At Maven we aim to work collaboratively with each investee company, understanding their needs and helping them to achieve their potential, without taking control.

We want to work with entrepreneurial and hard working management teams who are looking for a flexible and supportive investor who brings capital and strategic expertise to help drive growth and value creation.


What are you looking to achieve?

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Grow

Your business

We have a diverse range of funding options that can provide the capital injection required to support growth and value creation in entrepreneurial UK companies.

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Buy

The business you manage

Looking to buy a share in the business you manage? We help management teams to acquire the business they have worked tirelessly to grow, supporting them at every turn.

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Sell

Your business

Considering options to sell your business? We work collaboratively with business owners to create a tailored transaction structure, enabling them to retain a stake in the business or to realise their investment in full.

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Build

Property development

We partner with experienced developers and asset managers to fund real estate projects that have the potential to deliver income or capital growth.

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Looking for our regional funds?

Maven manages a number of funds which specialise in providing equity and debt finance to regionally based businesses with growth ambitions across the Midlands, North East and North West of England.

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Our funding options

We have a range of solutions to suit most businesses, whether you are looking for Growth Capital to expand an early stage business, or Private Equity to support a buy and build strategy, management buyout, or to finance equity release. Use the toggle below to see what best suits the needs of your business.

 

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Funding requirement

We can invest from £2 million to £20 million.

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Enterprise value

We seek to support businesses valued from £4 million up to £40 million.

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Management

We support ambitious, experienced and entrepreneurial management teams.

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Sectors

We are sector agnostic, with a clear focus on investing in established and profitable businesses operating in sectors which offer large addressable market potential and strong growth prospects.

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Location

We prefer to invest in UK domiciled businesses.

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Stage of growth

We back established, profitable, and growing businesses with annual earnings of at least £1 million.

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Funding requirement

We can invest from £1 million to £6 million in a single company transaction.

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Revenues

We support emerging smaller companies with annual revenues of at least £1 million.

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Management

We support ambitious, experienced and entrepreneurial management team.

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Sectors

We are sector agnostic, with a clear focus on backing younger, dynamic businesses which can take early market share and grow quickly.

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Location

We prefer UK domiciled businesses.

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Stage of growth

 

We support entrepreneurial and innovative earlier stage companies, usually under 10 years in age, which have the potential to deliver maintainable growth in revenues.

 

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Location

We invest in UK based property projects and have a strong regional focus.

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Sector

We undertake projects across a wide range of sectors including: Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA), Residential Joint Ventures, Office refurbishment, Strategic Land projects, and Hotel development.

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Size of investment

We support transactions with a Gross Development Value (GDV) of up to £30 million.

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Experience

We aim to partner with experienced developers or asset managers, only undertaking a small number of high quality opportunities each year.

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Returns

We look for opportunities which have the potential to deliver regular income or project based development gains, typically targeting investor returns of up to 2x cost over the life of each project.

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Hold period

Our typical investment timeframe for each project is between two and four years.

Benefits of working with Maven

A platform for growth

We have a range of creative funding solutions available to entrepreneurial businesses and can structure each investment or loan to cover the capital needs of each company or project we support.

Regionally connected

We have a strong local profile across the UK regions enabling us to build positive working relationships locally, remain close to our portfolio companies, and provide support and assistance when required.

Long-term track record

We have helped hundreds of ambitious management teams achieve their goals and deliver their growth potential through access to our funding solutions, as well as our people and expertise.

Shared ambition

No two transactions are ever the same and we recognise that a different approach is needed for each business. We aim to work closely with you throughout the life of our investment, from structuring a transaction to suit the needs of your business, to helping deliver your strategy, and becoming a long term and trusted partner.

Investment range

We have the ability to commit debt or equity finance from £100,000 via our regional funds up to £20 million of private equity finance to support a wider M&A strategy, capital restructuring or change of ownership.

We leave you in charge

Talented and hardworking management teams can transform businesses. That’s why we don’t take over. We support you, providing the capital and resources required to help you scale and achieve your goals.

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