Strong deal flow for Parkwalk EIS

25 September 2018, 10:11am

Impressive deal pipeline, high quality deal flow and £48.8m invested in 2018 so far

Parkwalk EIS Fund continue to see excellent deal flow, with a substantial deal pipeline of businesses that have spun out of UK universities including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL and Bristol. The team have had an impressive year so far investing £48.8m in 2018 to date, and have closed three investments in in the last few weeks alone including an autonomous vehicle software company, a proximity sensor technology and a fuel cell manufacturer with big market potential.

The vast majority of investments are in ‘knowledge-intensive’ companies, which sits very much in line with the recent rule changes announced in the November Budget. Parkwalk has maintained this investment strategy since they were founded in 2009 and have invested in over 100 companies.

For an update on the current pipeline and a list of potential sectors please email the Kin Sales team or give us a call on 020 3743 3100.

Target deployment of 12 months 

Parkwalk are one of the quickest growth EIS funds to deploy capital in the market, with a target time frame of 12 months from receiving the subscription. EIS3 forms are sent out as soon as possible to investors, usually 2-3 months after each investment is made, resulting in your clients being able to claim their tax relief quicker.

Investor subscriptions are invested usually 5-8 portfolio companies in the university spin out asset class with sectors such as genomics, artificial intelligence, big data, quantum computing and more. Clients are given a spread of sectors and also maturities, with investments ranging from seed funding rounds through to AIM listed and pre-IPO, helping to diversify client portfolios.

The fund is evergreen and is always open. For more information or to invest, download the application form & memorandum here.

Risk warning: EIS investment are high risk investments and are not suitable for all investors. Please see our full risk warning here.

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