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Business model

Our mission: to evolve great ideas into world-changing businesses

Our strategy is clear: to systematically create, develop and deliver outstanding intellectual property-based businesses in order to provide attractive returns for all our stakeholders. The Group’s strategy can be broken down into these three specific aims and our performance is measured against these.

We identify PROMISING OPPORTUNITIES
based on scientific research and create spin-out companies.

PARTNERSHIPS

Seek and maintain long-term partnerships with top UK & US research institutions

pipeline

Ensure a strong pipeline of potentially disruptive intellectual property

ideas

Provide initial capital and support to evolve these ideas
into spin-out companies that we categorise into four sectors: Healthcare, Technology, Cleantech and Biotech

We apply a RIGOROUS and SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
to opportunity appraisal, development and BUSINESS BUILDING.

The Group supports businesses from cradle to maturity with:

Expertise

Strategic and commercial expertise

building management teams

Recruitment of high-calibre individuals through our in-house executive search consultancy, IP Exec

Innovative and structured programmes for CEOs and boards of portfolio companies through
IP Impact, the Group’s in-house unit that seeks to help accelerate company growth

capital

Access to sources of capital to finance businesses as they develop – IP Capital – from our balance sheet but also from funds that we manage on behalf of others. In addition, the Group works with a wide network of co-investors that can provide further capital alongside the Group

support

Administrative and company secretarial support – IP Assist

Delivering ATTRACTIVE FINANCIAL RETURNS
on our assets and third party funds.

company development

Seek to take a significant minority equity stake in its spin-out companies and grow the value of the equity over time by taking an active role in company development

equity returns

Ultimately achieve strong equity returns over the medium to long term through capital appreciation and realisations

Create

Creating and maintaining a pipeline of compelling intellectual property based opportunities

We identify PROMISING OPPORTUNITIES
based on scientific research and create spin-out companies.

PARTNERSHIPS

Seek and maintain long-term partnerships with top UK & US research institutions

pipeline

Ensure a strong pipeline of potentially disruptive intellectual property

ideas

Provide initial capital and support to evolve these ideas
into spin-out companies that we categorise into four sectors: Healthcare, Technology, Cleantech and Biotech

Develop

Developing and supporting these opportunities into a diversified portfolio of robust businesses

We apply a RIGOROUS and SYSTEMATIC APPROACH
to opportunity appraisal, development and BUSINESS BUILDING.

The Group supports businesses from cradle to maturity with:

Expertise

Strategic and commercial expertise

building management teams

Recruitment of high-calibre individuals through our in-house executive search consultancy, IP Exec

Innovative and structured programmes for CEOs and boards of portfolio companies through
IP Impact, the Group’s in-house unit that seeks to help accelerate company growth

capital

Access to sources of capital to finance businesses as they develop – IP Capital – from our balance sheet but also from funds that we manage on behalf of others. In addition, the Group works with a wide network of co-investors that can provide further capital alongside the Group

support

Administrative and company secretarial support – IP Assist

Deliver

Delivering attractive financial returns on our assets and third party funds

Delivering ATTRACTIVE FINANCIAL RETURNS
on our assets and third party funds.

company development

Seek to take a significant minority equity stake in its spin-out companies and grow the value of the equity over time by taking an active role in company development

equity returns

Ultimately achieve strong equity returns over the medium to long term through capital appreciation and realisations