Par Equity

Par Equity investments in tech SMEs clear £100m milestone

Edinburgh-based Par Equity has achieved a major milestone with more than £100 million invested in high-growth technology businesses.

Published 1 November 2021

Par Equity invests in aircon technology firm Artus

Edinburgh-based Par Equity has announced a multi-million pound investment in Artus, a designer and supplier of innovative HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) solutions.

Published 22 October 2021

Par Equity named Best EIS Manager 2021

Edinburgh-based investment manager Par Equity has won Best EIS Manager at the prestigious 2021 EISA (Enterprise Investment Scheme Association) awards.

Published 11 October 2021

Par Equity invests £2 million in fast-growing tech firm Datactics

Edinburgh-based Par Equity has led an investment of £2 million in Datactics, a leader in the field of data management.

Published 5 May 2021

Par Equity deployed £17m of capital in record-breaking year

Edinburgh-based investment manager Par Equity deployed more than £17 million of capital into its portfolio companies in a record-breaking year.

Published 23 April 2021

Axol Bioscience and Censo Biotechnologies announce merger and £3.8m funding round

Edinburgh-based Censo Biotechnologiesand Axol Bioscience Ltd, an established provider of iPSC-derived cells, media, and characterization services, have announced a merger and subsequent £3.8 million funding round.

Published 19 March 2021

Par Equity celebrates another successful year with new investment activity of £12.4m

Edinburgh-based investment manager Par Equity has celebrated another successful year in 2020 as it increased its new investment activity to a record £12.4 million.

Published 7 January 2021

Par Equity sells stake in Symphonic Software for $31 million

Par Equity has sold its stake in Edinburgh-based portfolio company Symphonic Software in an all-cash transaction for a headline price of $31 million US dollars.

Published 12 November 2020

SICCAR secures £1.3m investment led by Par Equity

Scottish firm SICCAR, previously Wallet Services, has received an investment of £1.3 million led by venture capital firm Par Equity.

Published 10 November 2020

Archangels completes £3.1m investment round in Integrated Graphene Limited

Stirling-based tech firm Integrated Graphene Ltd has completed a £3.1 million funding round led by Edinburgh-based business angel syndicate, Archangels, with co-investment from Par Equity, Techstart Ventures and ESM Investments.

Published 9 November 2020

Par Equity launches investment network in Aberdeen

Par Equity, the venture capitalist, is extending its investor network by setting up a regional network in Aberdeen. 

Published 2 November 2020

UniKLasers secures £750,000 investment from Par Equity and SIB

UniKLasers Limited, a manufacturer of high precision scientific laser instrumentation used in an array of industrial applications, has closed a £750,000 financing round led by Par Equity with support from The Scottish Investment Bank. 

Published 19 May 2020

Vert Technologies secures £730k of funding from investors

Vert Technologies, the Edinburgh-based leading-edge compressor manufacturer, has secured £729,000 in new funding from a clutch of existing investors, including Par Equity, Equity Gap, Aero Den and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.

Published 23 April 2020

British Business Investments partners with Par Equity to deliver £75m of investment to entrepreneurs

British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has announced a new £15 million commitment to Edinburgh-based Par Equity allowing the partnership to deliver over £75m of new funding for businesses. 

Published 17 April 2020

Par Equity invests £1 million in Swipii

Glasgow-based loyalty and marketing business Swipii has secured a new £1 million investment from its existing stakeholder, Par Equity.

Published 17 March 2020