Par Equity

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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. Par Equity achieved a blended 8.3x return across two rounds of investment for its EIS Fund, over a period of 6.8 years. Par Equity's e

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Scottish firm SICCAR, previously Wallet Services, has received an investment of £1.3 million led by venture capital firm Par Equity. The investment will strengthen its product development and customer teams as the company builds on its success in two industry sectors. The company will exp

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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. The investment means the firm can kickstart production of its uni

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Par Equity, the venture capitalist, is extending its investor network by setting up a regional network in Aberdeen.  Chaired by Hugh Little, who for many years ran Aberdeen Asset Management’s private equity business, the network will be seeking to identify new investors, and to invest in

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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.  The investment in UniKLasers is the second that

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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. Award-winning innov

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Glasgow-based loyalty and marketing business Swipii has secured a new £1 million investment from its existing stakeholder, Par Equity. Swipii has said it will use the funding to add further features to its customer loyalty app which earns cashback for users as they shop. The firm said it would

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Par Equity had a record-breaking final three months in 2019, securing one exit, battery technology expert Dukosi, and orchestrating 11 investments. Edinburgh-based Par Equity, which specialises in investing in young, high-growth companies, saw London-based managers join them in putting money in

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Archangels has recorded another active year of support, leading investment of £14.8 million in Scottish start-up and early-stage companies in the tech and life sciences sectors. The syndicate directly invested £8.2m across the year (2018: £10.9m) and was the lead investor on a tota

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Edinburgh-based Current Health has closed a £9 million ($11.5m) Series A funding round led by MMC Ventures and Legal & General. Par Equity and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise also participated in this funding round.

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Edinburgh-based venture capital firm Par Equity has appointed former Olympic skier Andrew Noble as partner. Par Equity is an award-winning venture capital firm founded on the principle of equality – with fund investors and professional business angels investing alongside each other for mutual

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