Albion News

Securities Note
The Offers are now open for investment to acquire new shares in five Albion VCTs in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 tax years Please note that the Offers are now open for five VCTs rather than the six stated in the Prospectus following the withdrawal of Albion Venture Capital Trust. For further details please go to the News page For more information and the Prospectus including Securities Note, Registration Document, Summary and Application Form please go to the Current Offers page read more
Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100
Four companies supported by Albion Capital rank among Britain’s fastest-growing tech firms Albion Capital is proud to have supported four British companies included in the annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table this weekend, ranking Britain’s private technology companies with the fastest-growing sales. Albion Capital invests in high growth UK companies at the Series A and early Series B stage, with a focus on digital B2B companies across a broad range of sectors, including digital health, martech, cybersecurity, and fintech. The four companies in this year’s list are Black... read more
Albion Venture Capital Trust PLC Albion Venture Capital Trust PLC Prospectus Top Up Offer 2017/2018   Albion Venture Capital Trust PLC, which invests solely in asset-based businesses, has decided to suspend its offer until it is clearer as to what categories of investment by VCTs will be permitted in the future. This decision was made in light of ongoing discussions in respect of investment in asset-based businesses following publication in August 2017 by HM Treasury of the consultation document ‘Financing growth in innovative firms’. It is anticipated that changes arising out of the... read more
In addition to being a finalist in The Best VCT Manager category at the Growth Investor 2017 Awards, Albion has been shortlisted as a finalist for The Growth Investor of the Year 2017 Award read more
Active combustion control with direct pressure and temperature measurements developed for use in hot engine environments Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, and Oxsensis Ltd. have signed a contract to develop sophisticated aerospace engine sensor technology. Together the two companies will develop harsh-environment instrumentation including static and dynamic pressure and temperature sensors for aerospace engine applications, based on innovative fiber optic sensor technologies. These include... read more
Aridhia, the cloud-based data analysis platform provider, has agreed a new ten-year deal with Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) which will see it deliver the research and innovation component of the Trust’s multi-year digital transformation programme. Under the agreement, the Trust will adopt the ‘Ecosystem’ edition of AnalytiXagility, Aridhia’s cloud-based data analysis platform. Functioning as the Trust’s digital research environment, AnalytiXagility will be used to enable, accelerate and transform the way GOSH manages its research projects. The service will be... read more
  Locum’s Nest, a mobile first platform founded by doctors which is revolutionising the way staffing shortages are addressed in the NHS, has completed a £1.1m funding round led by Albion Capital, (‘Albion’), one of the UK’s leading independent investment managers and IDO Investments, an innovation firm based in Oman (‘IDO’). The investment will be used to expand Locum’s Nest nationally and add additional functionality to the service. Locum’s Nest revolutionises the way locum doctors are managed by NHS trusts. The cost of agency locum doctors is one of the most controversial and draining holes... read more
Growth Investor Award Finalist
Albion is pleased to be a 'Best VCT Investment Manager' finalist in the Intelligent Finance Growth Investor Awards.   read more
Women Entrepreneurs
Join Emily Close of Albion Capital, Global Invest Her and guests discussing all aspects of funding for women in a free webinar 26.7.17 - 6pm To register click here read more
Albion Capital has been selected as a new co-investment partner by the London Co-investment Fund (LCIF). The £25m LCIF fund, launched in 2015, is designed to help early stage businesses in London. It is backed by the London Mayor’s Office and was set up to bridge the funding gap for technology start-up companies. Investment in technology has been a long term focus for Albion and in the last year alone Albion has made investments in a number of  technology businesses including Black Swan Data, Panaseer, InCrowd Sport, Quantexa, MPP and Locum’s Nest. The UCL Technology Fund, launched in... read more