‘Augmentum Fintech is one of Europe’s leading venture capital investors focusing exclusively on the fintech sector’, says David Kempton in his latest piece for Citywire.
Investors’ Chronicle explores the boom in late-stage venture in fintech and how investment trusts provide access to the market in their latest article.
‘The trust has returned nearly 45% and has issued additional equity to double in size. The recent 15% drop in the share price provides a great opportunity for the sceptics to jump aboard.’
Augmentum CEO Tim speaks to Investment Week for their latest piece to discuss the substantial changes he has seen within the fintech sector.
We are delighted to announce our partnership with the global alternative asset management group, Tikehau Capital, who have €29.4 billion of assets under management (as of 31 March 2021) plus developed a wide range of expertise across four asset classes (private debt, real assets, private equity and capital markets strategies) as well as multi-asset and special opportunities strategies.
‘The fintech-focused venture capital investor said the target size of its initial issue will now be up to £55 million ($75.9 million), increased from £40 million.’
John Baron covers Augmentum in his latest ‘Investment Trust of the Moment’ update.
“Augmentum’s businesses are making strong progress. Annual results to March 31 this year showed that the portfolio is now valued at more than £180 million, up from £136 million in 2020.”
“Augmentum was the first UK-listed venture capitalist to tap retail investors on PrimaryBid last October, and is now raising a further £40m, including from private investors.”
In May we hosted our first Female Fintech Founders Pitch Event in partnership with OutwardVC. We heard from seven brilliant early stage fintech Founders from across Europe during our live pitch event.
“Augmentum cashed up for new investments: Record NAV per share, Augmentum makes £22.8m investments post year-end and Portfolio companies raised £185m equity during financial year.”
CoinDesk covered our latest investment in Finnish digital-asset lender Tesseract who have raised $25 million in Series A funding.
Tesseract raises $25 million in Series A funding to strengthen institutional digital asset lending offering.
Augmentum’s Tim Levene and Ellen Logan spoke to Insider Intelligence about the disruptive potential of decentralised finance (DeFi).
“As the economy improves we expect fintechs to continue to grow the market shares they have won over the last 18 months…we are seeing an increase in investor appetite for fintech and we believe this trend will continue”, says Tim Levene.
Augmentum’s Tim Levene spoke to AltFi for their Alternative Lending State of the Market Report 2021.
The Augmentum Fintech plc Annual Results for the year ended 31 March 2021 was released this morning.
See Portfolio Manager Tim Levene talk through the highlights below, and read the full report here.
We are delighted to announce our two latest investments, in Cushon and Epsor. Read on to learn about our pensions thesis and specific investment rationale for these two companies innovating in the workplace savings sector across the UK and France respectively.
“Bankers, once kings of capital, may be dethroned by payment platforms”.
The Economist explores the shifting balance of power through looking at the significance of data and other ways in which tech companies are reverse-engineering banking in this “Banks vs big tech” special report.
We are pleased to announce our first Female Fintech Founders Pitch Event in partnership with Outward VC, happening on 20th May. Hear six early stage Founders pitch live and answer your questions in a Q&A.