- 22 MayMHA Lighting on track to double turnover with £1.5m investment
- 16 MayArieso acquired by JDSU for $85 million
- 19 MarEcoLogicLiving secures further funding from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental
- 19 MarUltromex Ltd secures £550k funding from The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental
CT Investment Partners advises the Carbon Trust on its clean energy venture capital investment activities and manages the North West Fund for Energy and Environmental. This role encompasses identifying appropriate investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, negotiating and structuring the transactions, and monitoring and managing the investments until exit.
CTIP was established in May 2006 as a limited liability partnership and is now wholly owned by its Executive Partners. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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The North West Fund
The North West Fund is a £184.8m evergreen investment fund established to provide debt and equity funding to small and medium sized enterprises in the North West of England. Of this £20 million is dedicated to energy and environmental companies. The Fund will address an identified gap in the lending, venture capital and private equity markets.
The Fund is managed by North West Business Finance Limited, an independent private sector company. It comprises six specific funds, each of which is managed by an experienced Fund Manager. These Fund Managers have been appointed to manage the discrete funds. They will deploy the capital in a non-competitive and collaborative manner to provide comprehensive and tailored support to facilitate the long-term growth and prosperity of small and medium sized enterprises across the region.
The NWDA covers the following counties: Cumbria, Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Cheshire.
The Carbon Trust is a not-for-profit company with the mission to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy. It provides specialist support to help business and the public sector cut carbon emissions, save energy and commercialise low carbon technologies. By stimulating low carbon action it contributes to key UK goals of lower carbon emissions, the development of low carbon businesses, increased energy security and associated jobs.
Carbon Trust Investments Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Carbon Trust, makes early stage venture capital and seed investments to accelerate the commercialisation of clean energy businesses in the UK. It is a £46m fund, which it invests - leveraged with other private funding - into the UK’s clean energy technology industry. It will invest up to 50% in a transaction, typically between £250k - £4m.