YFM Equity Partners

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Total investments 80
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 68
Rounds per year 2.00
Lead investments 40
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 12
Key employees 16
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing

In 1982 was created YFM Equity Partners, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

We also calculated 16 valuable employees in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this YFM Equity Partners works on 11 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The real fund results show that this VC is 36 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2009.

For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Matillion, Binx Health, B2M Solutions. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Telecommunications, Medical Device. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the YFM Equity Partners, startups are often financed by Oxford Capital Partners, Seraphim Capital, Nesta Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Nesta Ventures, Oxford Capital Partners, Seraphim Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Oxford Capital Partners, Technology Venture Partners, Parkwalk Advisors.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Quality Clouds

Business/Productivity Software
Cloud Computing
Quality Assurance
Software Engineering
$4M09 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Relative Insight

Big Data
Predictive Analytics
Text Analytics
$6M29 Mar 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Cloud Computing
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Enterprise Software
Information Services
Information Technology
$10M21 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Cooper Software

24 Nov 2021 -


Information Technology
Supply Chain Management
27 Sep 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Information Services
Information Technology
Web Design
$1M23 Jun 2021 United Kingdom, Scotland, United Kingdom

Outpost VFX

Graphic Design
15 Feb 2021 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
$3M12 Jan 2021 Manchester, England, United Kingdom

ARRACO Global Markets

Financial Services
$5M14 Dec 2020 London, England, United Kingdom
Traveltek Raises £1.3M in Funding

– Traveltek, a Glasgow, Scotland, UK-based provider of a travel booking platform, raised £1.3m in funding.
– The investment was made by funds managed by YFM Equity Partners and co-investor FTI LLP.
– The company intends to use the funds for the continued development of the Traveltek product portfolio with the aim of creating a dynamic booking platform, incorporating automation and new functionality in a cloud native solution, for the creation of new skilled jobs, including software engineers and technical staff, at Traveltek’s headquarters in Glasgow, and for expansion in the US.


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