Mobeus Accomplishes £80m VCT Fundraising Target Early
Mobeus is pleased to announce that its VCT fundraising offers have reached their aggregate £80 million target, bringing the firm’s total funds under management to more than £430 million.
Mobeus now advises on approximately £270 million of VCT capital, focused on growth capital investment, and manages a £166 million institutional fund, targeting buyouts. Its large and experienced team of 19 new investment professionals across growth and buyouts is actively targeting exciting new investment opportunities.
In the last 18 months, Mobeus has made 13 new investments, totalling over £70 million. Its total portfolio now includes investments in more than 40 companies, covering a wide range of sectors and stages of growth. Mobeus now employs 35 members of staff overall, focused on new investment, portfolio management, and also providing administration services, marketing and support. Mobeus is also looking to recruit additional new investment and portfolio management professionals.
Mobeus Head of Growth, Trevor Hope, says “We are delighted by how quickly we accomplished our VCT fundraising target. The experienced team we have built continues to look for small but great British businesses to back and we have an exciting pipeline of new investments about to complete.”
Mobeus Managing Partner, Mark Wignall says “The last three years have seen exciting transformation at Mobeus as we have grown client funds by more than 80%. Last summer, we surpassed our target for our debut institutional fund and with this successful VCT fundraising, we now have one of the strongest fund platforms in our segment of the market.”