The enduring economic recession across developed countries has reduced the availability of finance to small emerging UK based companies. The Manager considers that equity funding, which combines tax relief with the potential for comparatively high returns, will continue to grow in importance for Qualifying Companies as economies move into a more stable phase of low growth and recovery.
LPS II will:
Focus on later stage Investment opportunities looking to attract expansion capital where the Investment will generally follow earlier establishment and development phases, which generally have been funded by a mixture of the management, close associates and business angel investors
Invest in companies delivering products and services that are connected to health and personal well beinginvest in companies that have strong growth prospects and experienced management able to deliver returns for investors within a 3 to 5 year timetable
Identify opportunities which have a well defined plan and commitment to deliver exit returns for Investors within a 3 to 5 year timetable