In 2018 LYMA launched the world’s most advanced nutraceutical, heralding a new era for the supplement industry. We caught up with co-founders Simon and Lucy Goff who both founded the business with an aspiration to develop a luxury wellness brand. The company worked closely with industry experts and the world’s leading nutritional scientists, combining intensive R&D with the latest technological advances to produce a unique and high-quality, evidence-based nutritional supplement.
Half-yearly report for the six months ended 30 September 2023
The Directors are pleased to attach the Company’s Half-Year report for the six months ended 30 September 2023. Click on, or paste the following link into your web browser, to view the associated PDF document:Pembroke-Interim-RA-2023-WEB-v16.pdf (pembrokevct.com) For further information, please contact: Andrew Wolfson / Chris Lewis Pembroke Investment Managers LLP (Manager) +44 20 7766 6900 […]Read more
Pembroke’s CEO Andrew Wolfson on VCTs: the benefits beyond tax relief
Rising interest rates, a lack of consumer confidence and a slowdown in global growth provide a challenging macroeconomic backdrop for investment decisions. With the government announcing additional tax allowance freezes, it’s no wonder more advisors are turning to alternative investment avenues for clients. For many, VCTs may be an attractive option worth exploring.
We are delighted to bring you some exciting updates from Pembroke VCT. In the year leading up to July 2023, we have committed £8 million to new companies and an additional £13 million to the current portfolio. Our assets under management are now at £216 million, featuring a diverse portfolio of over 40 growth-stage companies. […]Read more
Pembroke VCT launches new £40m offer with an additional £20m over allotment facility
Pembroke VCT plc, the venture capital trust focused on backing early-stage businesses with exceptional and innovative founders and management teams, has launched a new share offer to raise up to £40 million, with a further £20 million over allotment facility. Pembroke aims to deploy 30% of funds raised in new opportunities and 70% in follow-on investments […]
Tips for founders – finding the right investor
Amidst the current challenging landscape for early-stage fundraising in the UK, there has been noticeable downward pressure on valuations. This has been accompanied by heightened scrutiny of underlying business models and the funding requirement of the growth plans companies are asking investors to fund. Despite this nervousness, a number of investors remain eager to back […]
The human face of Venture Capital
Venture capital has long been a driving force behind innovation and entrepreneurial success, fuelling the growth of promising startups and small businesses. While the VC landscape is often associated with vast sums of money and high-stakes deals, it is crucial to recognise the human element that lies at the core of this industry.
Annual Report for the year ended 31 March 2023
Results announcement The Company’s directors are pleased to attach the Company’s annual report and financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2023. The highlights include: · Net asset value total return per share of 145.1p (-3.9% in the year and +8.2% over two years) · Net asset value per share of 115.1p · £216.1m fund size · 5.0 […]Read more
CFO Forum: How to prepare for an exit
Recently, we had the privilege of hosting a dynamic CFO Forum in partnership with Grant Thornton UK LLP, tailored exclusively for founders and CFOs from our portfolio. The event focused on insights into how to effectively prepare for an exit. To kick off the breakfast event, Grant Thornton delivered an insightful presentation, providing a comprehensive overview of […]Read more