If you are looking for investment to support and develop your UK business, we can introduce you to a range of potential foreign investors with the financial assets and experience to help you succeed.

Foreign Direct Investment is a £55bn annual source of capital for UK enterprises, and comes with the added value of an active investor potentially offering established routes to new markets and ready-made customer relationships, as well as new supply chain and manufacturing solutions.

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Why fundraise through InvestUK?

Access to funds

We can help you raise £100,000 to £2 million to drive your expansion plans, support your acquisition strategy and boost employment.

Enter new markets

Meet investors with foreign market expertise such as individuals & companies from the Americas, Asia, Europe, MENA and Africa.

Bespoke support

We provide you with a dedicated portfolio manager and a choice of fully compliant, pre-qualified potential foreign investors.

We’ve helped over 100 companies:

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Frequently asked questions

Foreign Direct Investment (‘FDI’) is an investment made by a firm or individual in one country into business interests located in another country. Generally, FDI takes place when an investor establishes foreign business operations or acquires foreign business assets in a foreign company, but it can also refer to investors solely purchasing equities of foreign-based companies.

Foreign Direct Investments are commonly made in open economies that offer a skilled workforce and above-average growth prospects for the investor, as opposed to tightly regulated economies. Foreign Direct Investment frequently involves more than just a capital investment. It may include provisions of management or technology as well.

UK businesses from any sector are welcome to seek investment through InvestUK. Please contact us to find out more and register.

Typically, investors are most interested in start-up, growth, established and expansion-stage UK businesses that offer:

  • Good revenue

  • Growth potential

  • A strong management team

  • The ability to create jobs

  • Good corporate governance

Unfortunately ideas and early-stage businesses are not suitable for our investors. If your business is pre-revenue, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss the feasibility of raising capital through InvestUK.

Contact our friendly investment management team to learn more and apply to join our portfolio.

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InvestUK is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme established for the protection of investors does not apply.