Venture Capital Funding

What is a venture capital term sheet?

Mountside Ventures has produced a report demystifying the world of term sheets for founders. What is a term sheet? What's the difference between types of shares? How long do VC deals take to close?

Exit Strategies

Deal advice: You’ve signed heads of terms, so what can go wrong now?

Signing the initial agreement to sell your business means the hard work is done, no? Well it might be worth keeping that champagne on ice for just a while longer, say the experts from Lawyer Fair.

Growth Planning

The importance of commissioning due diligence – a new era of self-discovery

Pre-completion due diligence makes up the nuts and bolts of any deal, and it has become increasingly critical in the years since the credit crunch.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Breakthrough Deals – The art of dealmaking

Between them they've closed thousands of deals worth billions of pounds.


Arron Banks and John Gannon talk about serial deal making

For some entrepreneurs, buying a business is not only a full-time occupation, it's a pastime as well. Bristol-based entrepreneurs Arron Banks and John Gannon talk about serial deal making.


3i consummates Interflora deal

Famed florist Interflora is set to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style, having secured a £20 million injection of expansion capital from private equity giant 3i.


£3.1m for Marrakech

E-procurement solutions provider Marrakech has received £3.1 million in funding from a group of venture capitalists including Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures.