Albion News

  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
Albion Capital
  Albion Ventures has rebranded as Albion Capital. The rebrand reflects the evolution of the Group, encompassing the growth of its venture capital, renewable energy, care home and IP commercialisation businesses, and the successful integration of OLIM Investment Managers, the value-oriented equity specialists acquired in September 2016. Albion Capital combines decades of investment experience from the Albion Ventures and OLIM teams providing an offering with expertise across the full spectrum of UK equity investing, from early stage start-ups all the way through to FTSE100 companies. The... read more
  London, 14 June 2017: G.Network, the next-generation communications service provider exclusively focused on Central London, has received investment totaling £4.675m from Albion Capital, the leading independent investment manager. Based in Mayfair, London, G.Network provides affordable ultra-fast broadband connectivity to businesses across Central London, bridging the gap between constrained copper-based broadband and expensive leased lines which have long lead times. A fast, reliable broadband connection is an increasingly critical requirement for Central London’s c. 100,000 SMEs, who are... read more
Albion portfolio companies scoop two awards at the prestigious WCIT EAD awards, the 'Oscars for the Entrepreneurs'. Imam Hoque of Quantexa won the Evergreen Entrepreneur award and John Snyder of Grapeshot won the Enterprise Entrepreneur award. This follows on from the success of Steve King and Hugo Amos of Black Swan Data who won the Enterprise Award the previous year. For more information click here read more
  Keith Wallington Appointed as Chairman MPP Global, a high growth technology business delivering digital monetization services to the media, sport and retail sectors, has completed a £12m ($15M) Series B financing round from Albion and Grafton Capital. Based in Warrington, UK, MPP Global counts major global media companies including Sky, News UK, Daily Mail Group, L’Equipe and McClatchy among its clients. MPP Global’s platform, eSuite, converts and retains paid users for its clients, and is unique in its integration of identity management and automated subscription billing. Global digital... read more
Panaseer, a cyber security data analytics company, today announces that it has raised $3.25 million in further funding from existing investors Albion, Notion Capital, and Winton Ventures and new investors Paladin Capital Group and Evolution Equity Partners. The new raise brings total investment into Panaseer to $5.6 million. Panaseer offers a big data analytics software platform designed to automate identification, measurement, communication, and mitigation of cyber risk. The Panaseer® Security Data Lake gives data-driven CISOs the continuous visibility and automated reporting capabilitiy... read more
  To quote the FT 'Innovative and fast-growing companies are the driving force of the European economy in the 21st century. They generate jobs and sustain Europe’s competitiveness.' Congratulations to the team at Black Swan from everyone at Albion. To see the full list - read more