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 SideBySide EIS Venture   Fund 

Investing in fast-growing technology-enabled businesses.

At a glance
  • Current status:                                            Open
  • Fund type:                                                          EIS
  • Investment goal:                      Capital growth
  • Focus:                            UK SMEs, multi-sector
  • Target returns (after 8 years):                       3x
  • Target holding period:                       5-8 years
  • Minimum subscription:                        £10,000
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The Fund invests in fast-growing technology-enabled businesses with one to ten million in revenue. They aim to fill a historic EIS market void, as “fewer than one in ten firms that obtain seed funding in the UK go on to receive later stage fourth-round investment”,  which is usually required to become ‘substantial, big and strong’ mainstream businesses. Their aim is to select, support and grow those few businesses by applying their expertise along with funding.
 
This Fund will aim to invest in high-growth but more established technology-enabled EIS companies, led by driven teams who dream big.
 
EIS tax incentives
The companies the fund invest in are expected to be EIS-qualifying, which makes SideBySide EIS Venture Fund EIS suitable for qualifying clients who would potentially benefit from the following tax reliefs:
  • Up to 30% income tax relief
  • Tax-free investment growth
  • Capital gains deferral
  • Inheritance tax relief
  • Loss relief
Please note: EIS tax reliefs are only made available to investors because of the higher risks associated with investing in early-stage companies. Also, the availability of tax reliefs will depend on the investor's personal circumstances, and tax legislation can change in the future.
Fund team

Example companies from the current fund portfolio

Love The Sales

Love the Sales is an online marketplace that allows customers to shop discounted, current- season premium stock from multiple different brands and retailers, all in one place.

Sherpr

Sherpr is a door-to-door shipment service for travellers, students and relocators; saving customers the hassle and stress of carrying large bags, boxes and suitcases to and from locations.

Laundryheap

LaundryHeap provides an on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service, offering collection and delivery in just 24 hours.

 

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To invest, you must be an eligible investor. To be an eligible investor, you must be qualifying as one or more of the following:
  • You meet the FCA’s definition of a professional investor.
  • You meet the FCA’s definition of a certified high net worth investor.
  • You meet the FCA’s definition of a self-certified sophisticated investor.
  • You meet the FCA’s definition of a self-certified restricted investor.
  • You are a client of an FCA authorised firm that will provide advice on the suitability of the product in question.
 
Risk warning
Important information for private investors – Reliance on the information provided here to engage in any investment activity may expose an individual to a significant risk of losing all of the property or other assets invested. Your attention is drawn to the risk section contained within the Information Memorandum. Investments are typically in unquoted shares in small companies, the value of which can be volatile and are often difficult to sell. Nothing on this website constitutes investment, tax, financial, legal, regulatory, or other advice by Sapphire Capital Partners LLP.
The value of an investment may go down as well as up, and you may not get back the full amount invested, and you may therefore lose some or all of your investment.
If you are unsure of the suitability of any investment for your circumstances, please contact your independent financial advisor or other professional advisor authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) who specialises in advising on investments of this type. Tax reliefs depend on individual circumstances. There is no guarantee however that the tax reliefs (such as SEIS and/or EIS reliefs, CGT reliefs or IHT relief) will be available on any investment made or that if it is initially available, it will not be subsequently withdrawn. Any references to tax laws or rates are based on current legislation, all of which are subject to change and are provided as a guide only. Prospective investors are advised to obtain their own investment and taxation advice and should consult their own professional advisors on the implications of investing.
Investments made in investee companies via funds managed by Sapphire Capital Partners LLP may not be covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). For more details, please contact us or refer to their website: https://www.fscs.org.uk
Past performance is not a guide to future returns. CAPITAL AT RISK. 

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