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Alliance Trust

Investor type Investment Bank


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Total investments 6
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 4
Rounds per year 0.05
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Life Science
  • Biotechnology
  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software

In 1888 was created Alliance Trust, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Dundee City. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Alliance Trust, startups are often financed by Scottish Enterprise, Archangels, YFM Equity Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are YFM Equity Partners, Scottish Enterprise, SMH Venture Finance Limited. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by YFM Equity Partners, Scottish Enterprise, SMH Venture Finance Limited.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Rapid Mobile, Mtivity, Lab901. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Mobile, Medical.

Comparing to the other companies, this Alliance Trust performs on 4 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2008. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Life Science
$3M08 Sep 2009 United Kingdom, Scotland, United Kingdom

Health Care
Professional Services
$3M09 Dec 2008 United Kingdom, England

Life Science
$4M28 Apr 2008 United Kingdom, Scotland

Rapid Mobile

$2M06 Mar 2008 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
$7M23 Jul 2007 London, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
$2M08 Jul 2005 London, England, United Kingdom


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