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EcoMachines Ventures – EMV EIS Fund I

  • By Neil Martin
  • EIS
Open 13.11.2017
Close 30.03.2018
Amount to be Raised: Up to £10m
Minimum Investment: £25,000
T. 0203 761 6138

The EMV EIS Fund I is a discretionary portfolio focusing on EIS qualifying investments in industrial high-tech, energy, robotics, IoT and resource efficiency, to provide attractive tax relief for investors.

The fund is seeking to raise up to £10 million for a six to eight-year fund with targeted returns of three times initial investment. Investments into Investee Companies will typically range from £200,000 to £1,000,000. All Investee Companies will have obtained EIS advance assurance from HMRC prior to investing.

EMV is a London-based experienced investor in B2B industrial high-tech companies investing in, building, and supporting the growth of highpotential technology SMEs with core technological innovation and B2B business models. EMV has experience working and co-investing with some of the world’s largest industrial players in its focus area including ABB, Philips Lighting, Evonik Industries and Flex. EMV is acting as exclusive advisor to the fund, bringing its established expertise, analytical framework and network of corporate relationships to provide quality investments and attractive EIS tax relief to investors.

The fund manager is Sapphire Capital Partners, an award-winning specialist fund manager focused on EIS and SEIS schemes. The Fund is also supported by Mainspring, a leading UK fund custodian and Philip Hare & Associates, one of the UK’s leading experts in UK VCT and EIS tax reliefs, as tax advisor