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Beauhurst releases Q1 Equity Investment Market Update

Equity Investment Market Update

Beauhurst’s team have crunched the numbers, analysing every publicly-announced equity deal completed last quarter, to bring you the latest trends in the UK investment landscape.

The key findings are:

  • A record £8.79b invested into private UK companies during Q1 2022, across 769 rounds—no change in deal volume from Q1 last year, but a 58% increase in deal value
  • London received 61% of all pounds invested during the quarter
  • Seed-stage startups were the only group to see a decline in amount raised since Q4 2021, despite a 21% increase in the number of deals secured
  • Fintech continued to dominate, while cleantech took 26p in every £1 invested
  • More gigadeals (£100m+) were raised in Q1 2022 than in the whole of 2020

For more insights, download the full report at https://www.beauhurst.com/research/equity-investment-market-update/

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Beauhurst releases Q1 Equity Investment Market Update

By Beauhurst05 May 2022