Ventures and private Equity funds services

Thompson Taraz has innovated and supported numerous private equity, venture capital, debt and bond finance structures investing across seed, angel, early stage, Series A, and Series B fundraising rounds.

Investees span sectors from social enterprise to life sciences and pub ownership to consumer technology. Many of the structures we have co-created are tax enhanced, attracting EIS, Seed EIS, SITR and BPR/IHT relief.


Our ventures services can include any combination of:


Having been brought in to advise at the earliest stage of a new investment strategy, we co-created a fund with a client which has since raised in excess of £40m and invested in more than 30 businesses, predominantly high growth University spin outs in the engineering and life-sciences sectors.

If you are looking for a partner in the creation or running of your next investment structure, please contact us for an early discussion.

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Although our fund has now grown to £45 million and has made investments in more than 30 highly innovative technology companies, five years ago, it was just a concept. Thompson Taraz worked with us in those early days to help define and build the right fund structure; one which allows us to offer our investors the most flexible ways to invest in our growing portfolio of companies
Ross Hyett, Partner, Oxford Technology & Innovations EIS Fund

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