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  • Active Hotels

    Active Hotels

    In September 2004 funds managed by Albion realised their holding in Active Hotels for a consideration of £10.4 million receivable in cash representing a 10x return.

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  • Active Lives Care

    Active Lives Care

    Active Lives Care owns and operates Cumnor Hill House, a 75 bed residential care home for the elderly in Cumnor Hill in Oxford. 

    Berkley Care Group, an award winning provider of elderly care services, operates the facility.  Albion and Berkley have already established a successful partnership through owning and operating Bayfield Court, a 46 bed purpose-built facility in Chingford, Greater London.

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  • Alto Prodotto Wind

    Alto Prodotto Wind

    Alto Prodotto Wind is a partnership with Infinite Renewables, a Welsh based consultancy with whom Albion has developed several Wind Turbines on brownfield sites in Wales. These wind turbines are all operational.

  • Anthropics

    Anthropics

    Anthropics Technology Ltd is a software research and development company with a world-class record of innovation in graphics and animation software.

    Based in London, England, the company started its commercial operations by developing uniquely powerful animation software for leading companies in the mobile telecoms industry including Nokia, Vodafone and others. 

    More recently, the company has created Portrait Professional - the world's first intelligent portrait retouching software. Based on extensive in-house research, Portrait Professional has been trained with hundreds of photos of people, so it actually knows about human appearance and beauty. Consequently, Portrait Professional is massively faster and easier to use than general purpose touch-up software. 

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  • Applecroft Care Homes

    Applecroft Care Homes

    Funds managed by Albion invested £4.2 million to acquire Applecroft, a 75 bed residential care home for the elderly, in July 2003. Applecroft is located in Dover, Kent. The investment was sold in April 2006 at a significant profit.

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  • Arecor

    Arecor

    Arecor is a biopharmaceutical formulation company, that is developing ground breaking biological drugs that will transform the treatment of diabetes. Through its technology platform Arecor is creating faster working, more effective drugs that advance progress towards the creation of an artificial pancreas.

  • Aridhia Informatics

    Aridhia Informatics

    Aridhia has built a sector-leading, differentiated informatics platform with cutting-edge analytical tools to support health care and research. It has established an international client base and a network of major strategic partners. Aridhia’s informatics platform integrates very large and complex datasets so as to make meaningful and flexible analysis possible while addressing the unique complexities of healthcare. The platform uses big data analytics to understand the relationship between healthcare events and serves two main customer needs: the effective management of chronic diseases today; and the shift to stratified medicine in the future, where a patient’s molecular profile is used to tailor preventative measures or treatments based on the likelihood of response to treatment. 

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  • Atego

    Atego

    Atego, a developer of model-based systems and software engineering applications was acquired by PTC (Nasdaq:PTC) in 2014.

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  • Automotive Technik

    Automotive Technik

    Funds managed by Albion invested a total of £3.1 million in the company in a two year period from July 2002. The investment was used to acquire the technology and set up the production of Pinzgauer all-terrain vehicles in the UK. Following the award of several important military contracts, the company was sold in April 2005 to Stewart & Stevenson and is now part of BAE Systems.

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    Bango

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  • Barleycroft Care Home

    Barleycroft Care Home

    Barleycroft Care Home developed a purpose built elderly care home for 80 residents in Romford, Greater London. The investment was exited in April 2006. 

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  • Blackbay

    Blackbay

    Blackbay specialises in the development and implementation of real-time mobile enterprise solutions and services for supply chain and field service operations. Albion exited Blackbay in April 2017

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  • Bold Pub Company Limited

    Bold Pub Company Limited

    The Bold Pub Company and its portfolio of 30 freehold properties was sold to leisure operator Calco Midlands in 2007. 

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  • Bravo Inns

    Bravo Inns

    Bravo Inns owns and operate 40 public houses based in the North of England. The focus is on acquiring tired community pubs which are then extensively refurbished.

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  • Broadoaks VCT Limited

    Broadoaks VCT Limited

    Broadoaks VCT built and operated a 30 bedroom purpose-built home for residents with learning disabilities in March, Cambridgeshire. The company was successfully sold in March 2004.

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  • Careforce Staffing

    Careforce Staffing

    Employing a buy and build strategy, Careforce rapidly became a leading national provider of home care services. The company floated on AIM, which allowed the Albion funds to realise a significant part of their investment while continuing as a major shareholder. In 2007 the company was acquired by Mears Group Plc.

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  • Cassium Technologies

    Cassium Technologies

    Cassium Technologies was a provider of IT services predominantly to telco operators. The company grew organically and by acquisitions and was acquired by Netstore Plc in 2005.

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  • Celldex Therapeutics

    Celldex Therapeutics

    Celldex is an innovative biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of targeted immunotherapies. The technology combines vaccines with monoclonal antibodies and immune modulators as precision targeted immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer and infectious and inflammatory diseases.

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  • Churchcroft VCT Limited

    Churchcroft VCT Limited

    Churchcroft VCT built and operated a 34 bedroom purpose-built home for residents with learning disabilities in Witham, Essex. The company was successfully sold in March 2004.

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  • City Screen Cinemas

    City Screen Cinemas

    Albion initially invested £1.2 million alongside City Screen Limited, the UK's leading art-house cinema operator, to develop the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse in 1999 and subsequently invested further funds to develop the Picturehouse at FACT in Liverpool in 2002, the Greenwich Picturehouse in 2004, The Ritzy in Brixton and the Exeter Picturehouse in 2005 and Cinema City in Norwich in 2007, with additional funds invested in 2009 to enable the cinemas to become fully digital.

    In total Albion invested approximately £8.6 million and received total proceeds including loan stock interest, loan stock repayments and other payments over the course of the investment of over £22 million, a return of approximately 2.6x.

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  • Cluster Seven

    Cluster Seven

    Cluster Seven is an enterprise software company that provides secure auditing and management of spreadsheets and user-developed applications.

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  • ComOps Limited

    ComOps Limited

    ComOps is a software company quoted on the ASX which provides effective Workforce Management Solutions to the retail, logistics and healthcare sectors amongst others.

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  • Dexela

    Dexela

    Albion first invested in Dexela in May 2006. Dexela had developed technology to optimise the use of low-dose X-rays for 3-Dimensional imaging, focused initially on the detection of breast cancer. At the time the Company had low revenues and 6 employees.

    Following investment Dexela built and trialled its proprietary X-Ray imaging system. It also developed a portfolio of software modules for imaging reconstruction and visualisation. Further investment in 2008 allowed the company to acquire a detector company, enabling the development of its own range of flat-panel CMOS-based digital detectors, optimised for use in low-dose X-Ray applications. Following launch in 2009, these detectors quickly became market leading, leading to rapid, profitable growth. The Company was sold to Perkin Elmer, a US-based global healthcare technology company, in June 2011. Albion invested £2.6 million in the Company.

    Albion sold Dexela in June 2008. 

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  • Dolphin Nurseries

    Dolphin Nurseries

    Dolphin Nurseries is building a group of private children’s day nurseries in the south-east and London. The holding was sold in 2004.

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  • Drummond Court VCT Limited

    Drummond Court VCT Limited

    Drummond Court VCT built and operated a 36 bedroom home for residents with learning disabilities in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The company was successfully sold in March 2004.

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  • Dysis Medical

    Dysis Medical

    Dysis is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets imaging systems for the non-invasive, in-vivo detection of cancerous and pre-cancerous lesions.

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  • Earnside Energy Limited

    Earnside Energy Limited

    Earnside Energy operates a food waste to energy anaerobic digestion and composting plant near Perth in Scotland. 

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  • Evolutions

    Evolutions

    Evolutions is a full service post production house providing a complete range of video, audio, grading and dvd services.

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  • Exco InTouch

    Exco InTouch

    Exco InTouch is a leading electronic Patient Reported Outcomes and patient engagement software business.

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  • Fastrack Resources

    Fastrack Resources

    Fastrack Resources handles the recruitment of temporary staff in the rail sector. Albion sold Fastrack Resources in January 2003. 

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  • Fryers Walk VCT Limited

    Fryers Walk VCT Limited

    Fryers Walk VCT built and operated a 34 bedroom home for residents with learning disabilities in Thetford, Norfolk. The company was successfully sold in March 2004.

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  • G.Network

    G.Network

    G.Network provides ultra-fast fibre optic broadband to SMEs in central London. The Company installs and owns their own fibre network and provides fast, reliable, ‘Fibre to the Premises’ (FTTP) at speeds up to 10GB. 

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  • Geronimo Inns VCT

    Geronimo Inns VCT

    December 2009 funds managed by Albion realised their holding in Geronimo Inns VCT realising a total return of over £2m in just 18 months.

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  • Grapeshot

    Grapeshot

    Grapeshot is a London and New York based ad tech company providing keyword technology that matches advertising messages to relevant online content. Improving engagement between advertising and audiences, delivers more efficient and effective campaigns to both advertisers and content publishers. Grapeshot was acquired by Oracle Corporation in May 2018 for a 10x return to Albion VCTs.

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  • Grosvenor Health

    Grosvenor Health

    Provided occupational health services to large corporate customers.

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  • Haemostatix

    Haemostatix

    Haemostatix is developing first-in-class topical clotting agents for the treatment of bleeding. The technology is based on a novel class of molecule that binds directly to fibrinogen to promote haemostasis. The lead candidate PeproStat, an ultra-fast topical haemostat addressing a $1bn market globally. Albion sold its stake in Haemostatix to Ergomed in May 2016.

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  • Hawkwell VCT Limited

    Hawkwell VCT Limited

    Hawkwell VCT owned and operated the Hawkwell House hotel in Oxford. The hotel was extended and refurbished and the company was successfully sold in October 2002.

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  • Healios Limited

    Healios Limited

    Healios is an online platform delivering family centric psychological care primarily to children and adolescents. The Company provides assessment, treatment and early intervention for a variety of mental health conditions. 

    Why we invested

    The rise of mental ill health in the UK, and particularly its prevalence amongst children, has led to an increasing recognition that traditional mental health service delivery models are inadequate. By uniquely pairing technology with clinical and technical expertise, Healios is able to efficiently deliver high quality family-centric care to a severely underserved population.

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  • Hilson Moran

    Hilson Moran

    Hilson Moran provides consultancy in building services, sustainability, facilities management and other services and is firmly established as a leading service engineer to commercial office, retail, leisure, hotel and residential projects. Completed projects include “The Gherkin”, Wembley Arena and the Olympic Village at Stratford. The company employs more than 250 staff based in London, Manchester, Farnborough, Abu Dhabi and Qatar. Albion Capital sold its stake in Hilson Moran to Tyrens generating a 3x return and 43% IRR

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  • Hussle

    Hussle

    Hussle (previously known as PayAsUGym) is a fast growing business that enables its customers to visit a wide range of health and fitness clubs on a flexible basis, without the need to subscribe for long term memberships or undergo inductions and fitness assessments. Hussle was founded in 2010 by Jamie Ward and Neil Harmsworth. To date the company has signed up more than 2,500 health and fitness facilities. 

  • Lab M Holdings

    Lab M Holdings

    Lab M has long enjoyed an international reputation for the high quality and range of its dehydrated culture media, routinely used in microbiology laboratories around the world. It was acquired by Neogen Corporation in 2015.

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  • Locum's Nest Limited

    Locum's Nest Limited

    Locum's Nest is a web platform and mobile application which allows NHS Trusts to manage their requirements for Locum doctors in a more efficient and cost effective way. 

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  • Lombardy Court VCT Limited

    Lombardy Court VCT Limited

    Lombardy Court VCT built and operated a 24 bedroom home for residents with learning disabilities in Ipswich, Suffolk. The company was successfully sold in March 2004.

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  • Masters Speciality Pharma

    Masters Speciality Pharma

    Established in 1984, Masters is principally engaged in the compliant sourcing of a broad range of established branded prescription drugs (or their generic equivalent) and pharmacy medicines. Albion funds successfully exited their investment in Masters in March 2017 

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  • Memsstar

    Memsstar

    Memsstar (formerly called Point 35 Microstructures Ltd) is a technology leader in MEMS (Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems) processing, with their proprietary memsstar® range of specialist etch and deposition equipment and unique process integration knowledge.

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  • Mirada Medical

    Mirada Medical

    Mirada Medical, a spin out from Siemens, has developed software that allows images from multiple sources to be combined to provide greater clinical certainty in diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

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  • Mount House School

    Mount House School

    Mount House School is a senior independent co-educational day school in Hadley Wood, near Barnet in North London, located in a Grade II* Listed former convent which was first adapted and established as a school in 1903. With Albion investment the management team are investing in both new facilities and modernisation of the existing site to enhance the student experience. The school is run by an experienced team of professionals who treat every student as an individual and support pupils to strive for academic excellence within a clear framework of personalised pastoral care and well-being. 

  • Nelson House

    Nelson House

    Albion has sold UK based mental health hospital Nelson House to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Care UK for £8 million.

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  • Oakland Care Centre

    Oakland Care Centre

    The company owned and operated Bayfield Court, a 46 bed care home for the elderly located in Chingford, Essex.  The home won a number of care industry awards during the period of Albion’s investment and was sold successfully in December 2014 to one of the largest industry consolidators. 

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  • Odyssey Glory Mill Limited

    Odyssey Glory Mill Limited

    Odyssey Glory Mill developed and operated the Odyssey Glory Mill health and fitness club near Beaconsfield. The company was successfully sold in December 2004.

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  • OmPrompt

    OmPrompt

    OmPrompt offers customer automation management solutions that streamline order-to-cash processes for global manufacturing companies.

    OmPrompt launched its award-winning cloud-based service in 2005. OmPrompt now leads the market for customer automation management in the consumer goods, medical device and logistics sectors. Customers include Groupe Danone, Kellogg's, Kimberly-Clark, Corporation, Unilever, Medtronic inc., Smiths Medical, Stryker Corporation, DSV and CEVA.

  • Opta Sportsdata

    Opta Sportsdata

    Opta Sportsdata is a leading European provider of sports data and analysis. Opta uses proprietary technology to collect and analyses statistical data for a range of sports. 

    Albion backed Opta from February 2008. In total the funds had invested approximately £2.1 million over three rounds of funding. As a result of the sale, funds managed by Albion have generated a return of over three times their investment.

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  • Orchard Portman

    Orchard Portman

    In 2010 Albion invested £6.5m in Orchard Portman to acquire a nursing home and constructed a 23 bed psychiatric care hospital as an extension to the existing building. The sale of Orchard Portman will result in the creation of one single psychiatric care hospital with a total of 46 beds, renamed Cygnet Hospital Taunton. 

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  • Oviva

    Oviva

    Oviva is a digital health business providing medical nutritional counselling. The company has developed mobile technology solutions that enable its dietitians to provide superior care in a highly efficient way.  Oviva is headquartered in Zurich and currently has operations in Germany and the UK.

  • Oxsensis

    Oxsensis

    Oxsensis is an industrial technology company pioneering a new breed of optical instrumentation for precision controls in super harsh environments, with a range of “clean-tech” applications such as power generation applications. Their revolutionary next-generation instrumentation is designed to enable improved engine efficiency for cleaner power. Some of the world’s leading aerospace and power generation companies are closely involved in the development of their range of fibre-optic instrumentation. Established in 2003 and based in Oxfordshire, Oxsensis is a winner of The Carbon Trust Innovation Award and the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Award.

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  • Panaseer

    Panaseer

    Panaseer is the first Continuous Controls Monitoring software platform to give CISOs visibility of all assets, and the confidence that security controls are working effectively. It provides a trusted, unified view across business lines, regions and technology platforms. Deployed by major financial institutions in the US and UK, the Panaseer platform empowers CISOs and security teams to implement and measure effective cybersecurity risk reduction. 

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  • Peakdale Molecular

    Peakdale Molecular

    Peakdale Molecular offers a range of products and services to its pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers to accelerate their drug discovery initiatives. The Company's approach is based upon its strength in synthetic organic chemistry and the desire to further innovath through novel compounds and methodologies.

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  • Perpetuum

    Perpetuum

    Perpetuum is an industrial technology company that has developed a unique energy harvesting device (micro generator) that generates electricity from vibration.The technology has been used to develop a product which harvest electricity from vibrations in industrial machinery to power wireless sensors on that machinery.

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  • Phrasee

    Phrasee

    Phrasee is a marketing technology platform that uses AI, namely Natural Language Generation and Machine Learning to generate optimised marketing campaigns. Phrasee's AI writes email subject lines, Facebook ads and push notifications that perform better than human-written versions consistently delivering outstanding results for global brands. 

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  • Premier VCT (Bristol) Limited

    Premier VCT (Bristol) Limited

    Premier VCT (Bristol) owned and operated the Holiday Inn Express near Bristol Templemeads station. The company was successfully sold in September 2002.

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  • Premier VCT (Dartford) Limited

    Premier VCT (Dartford) Limited

    Premier VCT (Dartford) built and operated the Holiday Inn Express near Dartford bridge. It was initally built as an 80 bedroom hotel and then extended to 120 bedrooms. The company was successfully sold in November 2000.

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  • Premier VCT (Mailbox) Limited

    Premier VCT (Mailbox) Limited

    Premier VCT (Mailbox) owned the long leasehold interest in and operated the 90 bedroom Ramada hotel in the Mailbox in Birmingham. It originally opened as a Days Inn before becoming a Days Hotel and was later rebadged as a Ramada hotel. Albion sold Premier VCT (Mailbox) in 2007. 

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  • Prime Care Holdings

    Prime Care Holdings

    Prime Care operates on the South Coast of England, providing home care services to elderly and disabled clients. The company has won a number of presigeous awards for the quality of care it delivers.

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  • Proveca

    Proveca

    Proveca focuses on the re-engineering of existing generic medicines to make them appropriate for use by young people. The company is developing and commercialisng medicines for children in the fields of cardiology, neurology and pain management.

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  • PSCA International

    PSCA International

    PSCA International operates an information portal for the public sector in the United Kingdom. The company also publishes various print and online publications related to public service events and public sector recruitment and provides data services. In 2008 AVL achieved a profitable exit to a secondary MBO.

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  • Q Gardens

    Q Gardens

    Exit: We sold Q Gardens for an undisclosed sum in December 2016.

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  • Quantexa

    Quantexa

    Quantexa uses the latest advances in big data analytics and artificial intelligence to help its banking, insurance and government customers detect financial crime.

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  • Radnor House School Sevenoaks

    Radnor House School Sevenoaks

    Radnor House is a 7 - 18 independent co-educational day school in Twickenham, located in stunning historic buildings on the banks of the River Thames. Formerly the site of Alexander Pope’s mansion where he entertained the literary elite of his day, the buildings have been transformed into a school combining a sense of history with the latest educational provision. The school employs an outstanding team of professionals who have developed a highly successful and innovative approach to education provision. Albion exited Radnor House School in 2017.

    Radnor House, Sevenoaks is a co-educational independent school for students aged three to eighteen, located near Sevenoaks, Kent.

    In Radnor House, Sevenoaks, Albion and the Radnor House School management team have identified a unique opportunity to expand the Radnor House model by enhancing the school’s culture of academic achievement and first-rate pastoral care, as well as making the necessary investment to provide new facilities and modernise existing ones where necessary. Radnor House, Sevenoaks used to be known as Combe Bank School

  • Radnor House, Sevenoaks

    Radnor House, Sevenoaks

    Radnor House, Sevenoaks is a co-educational independent school for students aged three to eighteen, located near Sevenoaks, Kent.

    In Radnor House, Sevenoaks, Albion and the Radnor House School management team have identified a unique opportunity to expand the Radnor House model by enhancing the school’s culture of academic achievement and first-rate pastoral care, as well as making the necessary investment to provide new facilities and modernise existing ones where necessary. Radnor House, Sevenoaks used to be known as Combe Bank School

  • Red-M

    Red-M

    Red-M is an expert wireless consultancy and systems integrator, enabling organisations to fully realise the benefits of wireless systems by providing insight into the opportunities and challenges of current and future wireless technologies and creating mission critical wireless networks. Red-M’s capabilities span all wireless technologies which it applies across a wide range of blue-chip customers and locations including shopping centres, stadia, railway stations and hospitals. Red-M also provide Network Services which offer a suite of last mile and building to building radio based Ethernet connectivity solutions. Red-M was sold to Team Telecom Group in 2012.

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  • Regenerco Renewable Energy

    Regenerco Renewable Energy

    Regenerco Renewable Energy Ltd was formed in 2010 in partnership with Industrial Solar. It provides small businesses and councils access to free rooftop solar installations providing them with sustainable source of power, and providing the Albion funds with a longterm, inflation protected source of income

  • RFI Global Services (RFI)

    RFI Global Services (RFI)

    RFI Global Services is a leading provider of testing, approval and consultancy services to the global technology market, including data security, cellular, wireless and smart card technologies. Albion sold the company in June 2010. 

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  • SBD

    SBD

    Albion has invested £1.5m in automotive technology specialists SBD, headquartered in Milton Keynes with offices in North America, Japan and India. 

    SBD are specialists in automotive technology, providing independent  research, evaluation and strategic services to 95% of the world’s leading car manufacturers.

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  • Seldon

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    Seldon

    Seldon is a cloud agnostic Machine Learning (ML) deployment specialist which works in partnership with industry leaders such as Google, Red Hat, IBM and Amazon Web Services. 

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  • Silent Herdsman

    Silent Herdsman

    Silent Herdsman, a developer of neck-collar monitoring system for dairy cows was acquired by Afimilk Limited, an Israeli based, global provider of dairy farm management solutions in 2016.

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  • Sparesfinder

    Sparesfinder

    Founded in 1998, Sparesfinder provides data solutions to international enterprises with significant inventory management needs, including parts management and data cleansing, across multiple locations and multiple IT systems. 

    Clients include world leaders in the petrochemical, tobacco and mining industries.

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  • Street by Street Solar Programme

    Street by Street Solar Programme

    Street by Street Solar Programme was formed in 2010 in partnership with Engensa. It provides homeowners access to free rooftop solar installations providing them with sustainable source of power, and provides the Albion funds with a long term, inflation protected source of income

  • Symetrica

    Symetrica

    Symetrica specializes in the detection and identification of radioisotopes for Security Applications.
    Working predominantly with prime contractors and government agencies, Symetrica design, develop, test and deploy detection equipment for use by law enforcement personnel, customs officers, the emergency services, military personnel and first responders.

  • Tender Loving Childcare Ltd

    Tender Loving Childcare Ltd

    Tender Loving Childcare operates purpose built nurseries predominantly positioned on NHS hospital sites. The company operates an innovative business model enabling it to provide a high quality environment while minimising the cost of development of each nursery. The investment was sold to Learning Care Group in 2008.

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  • The Charnwood Pub Co.

    The Charnwood Pub Co.

    The Charnwood Pub Company owned and operated 10 public houses in central England. All have now been sold. 

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  • The Crown Hotel Harrogate Limited

    The Crown Hotel Harrogate Limited

    The Crown Hotel in the centre of Harrogate is a 115 bedroom hotel with extensive conference and banqueting facilities which has been restored to its former glory. Albion exited the Crown Hotel in August 2017

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  • The Evewell

    The Evewell

    The Evewell is a pioneering women’s health clinic that provides care covering all aspects of a woman’s reproductive and gynaecological health, located on Harley Street.  

    The centre, focuses on fertility and IVF treatments through a fully integrated suite of women’s health services that differentiates it from other clinics. The clinic is equipped with the latest technologies for screening and treatment, and is set in a discrete and luxurious environment that provides a best-in-class service.

    The Evewell is led by medical director Colin Davis, a renowned surgeon in laparoscopic and endoscopic treatments, with a focus on quality of service provision and a commitment to addressing a gap in the market for holistic fertility treatments.

  • The Place Sandwich VCT Limited

    The Place Sandwich VCT Limited

    The Place Sandwich owned and operated the 37 bedroom Bell Hotel in Sandwich. Following extensive refurbishment and revival of the hotel's trading, the company was sold to Shepherd Neame in September 2011.

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  • The Weybridge Club Limited

    The Weybridge Club Limited

    The Weybridge Club is set in 30 acres of Surrey countryside between Weybridge and Walton. Members can indulge in a luxury spa therapy, relax by the swimming pool or work away any stress in our fully equipped gym.

    Albion invested in The Weybridge Club in April 2005. Albion sold The Weybridge Club in June 2017. 

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  • Thebigworld Group

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    Thebigworld Group

    Thebigword provides translation and localisation services worldwide. Using innovative technologies, the company has become one of the fastest growing businesses in its industry.

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  • Tower Bridge Health & Fitness Club

    Tower Bridge Health & Fitness Club

    Tower Bridge Health & Fitness Club was acquired by Third Space in 2014. The sale generated an attractive return for the Albion funds and the founders. 

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  • Uniservity

    Uniservity

    The company provides learning technology solutions to schools in the UK and Australia. Albion exited its investment in September 2015. 

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  • Vivacta

    Vivacta

    Albion have successfully exited its investment in Vivacta Limited, a medical diagnostic company developing proprietary sensors and readers for rapid, point-of-care (PoC) testing.

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  • Workshare

    Workshare

    Workshare, a leading provider of document collaboration software was acquired by Skydox, backed by Scottish Equity Partners and The Business Growth Fund in 2013.

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  • Xceleron

    Xceleron

    Xceleron has pioneered the use of AMS analysis in pre-clinical and clinical development. AMS is the world's most sensitive analytical instrument and can provide critical human metabolism data at an early stage in the development process. The bulk of the operations are now run out of Maryland, US. Xceleron was sold to Pharmaron in January 2017. 

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  • Xention

    Xention

    Xention is developing novel therapies for the treatment of atrial fibrillation using its proprietary platform of ion channel drug discovery and development.

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  • Zift Solutions

    Zift Solutions

    Zift Solutions offers technology that automates channel marketing, sales and operations processes. It provides the service and strategic insight modern B2B organisations require to simplify channel management and maximise profitability from their entire channel ecosystem. A global business, Zift Solutions is headquartered in Jersey City, USA and has offices in the UK, Australia and Romania.