Calculus Capital have over 17 years’ experience investing in small and medium sized companies. We pride ourselves on working in partnership with our investee companies, taking a seat on the board and providing advice on a strategic level when required – with the ultimate aim of realising the full potential of the business and its management.
If you are seeking investment, we would be delighted to learn about your business and discuss whether Calculus could be a suitable investment partner. Please get in touch with our Investment Team: [email protected] or 020 7493 4940.
We typically invest between £2 and £5m in privately held companies with the following characteristics:
- A company operating in a strong growth market with clear product differentiation
- Strong management team with a relevant track record who are motivated to work with an institutional investor to create substantial shareholder value
- A clear implementation strategy
- A strategy for realisation of shareholder value
We invest in established companies that are UK head-quartered or have significant UK operations. We do not invest in start-up businesses or overseas companies.
We are experienced in supporting management teams through a transformational period of business growth.
Please click here to view examples of our current portfolio companies.
“We chose Calculus’ EIS fund for our growth plan as they provided key strategic support as well as the financial backing”
David Cranwell, Managing Director at Hampshire Cosmetics
“Calculus understand the nature of small and growing businesses. They bring more than just capital to the table as they have a lot of SME experience and many contacts within the industry and as such have proved to be a very good addition to our team”
Ben Fordham, Co-Founder at Benito’s Hat
We have built up an excellent network of experienced non-executive directors and Chairmen. However, we very much welcome new approaches from qualified and experienced business leaders in all sectors. Please contact our Investment Team [email protected] or 020 7493 4940.
The EIS Association is a fantastic resource for companies seeking investment, the have published a Funding Guide to assist companies wishing to grow their business with the Enterprise Investment Scheme.
The EIS Association (EISA) is the official trade body for the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) industry. EISA is a highly effective not-for-profit organisation that exists to aid the provision of capital to UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through these two schemes.
EISA works closely with HM Treasury, HM Revenue and Customs, government ministers, MPs and the FCA to enhance EISs and SEISs and promote the benefits of using them to investors, companies and their respective advisers. EISA collaborates with other trade bodies that support investment into SMEs, including the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), the Association of Investment Companies (AIC), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA). The EISA Director General sits on the BVCA Venture Capital Working Group, which aims to present a unified voice from all sections of the SME and venture finance industries to the UK government and the EU.
EISA’s membership is drawn from all areas of the EIS/SEIS industry and includes EIS/SEIS fund managers, lawyers, accountants, tax advisers, corporate financiers, IFAs and wealth managers throughout the UK. Details of our members and membership categories can be found on our website, www.eisa.org.uk, under the ‘Membership’ section.
Please contact Mary Rodgers at [email protected] if you are interested in learning more about EISA and becoming a member.