The Epicure SEIS Fund gives investors the opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of at least 10 start-up companies across the food, drink and hospitality sectors. Epicure targets innovative and disruptive companies with high growth potential. Leveraging the team’s expertise and connections, as well as the vibrant start-up culture of the UK, Epicure aims to provide investors with the combination of capital appreciation together with SEIS tax reliefs.
Track Record: Investment selection by award-winning asset manager, Startup Funding Club (SFC), who have a track record of investing in the SEIS space, with this being the fifth SEIS fund they have advised on
Growth Support and Partnerships: Working with key partners and advisors to grow portfolio companies, such as Tesco’s ‘Back It’ and JC Decaux’s ‘Nurture’ programmes
Co-investment: Co-investment from a network of HNWI, acting as a due dilligence proof point and providing sector knowledge and experience
Large and Growing Market: The UK food and drink industry was worth over £94 billion in 2015 and is forecast to grow at 3-4% per annum over the medium term.
Tax Relief: No fees levied on the investor, meaning 100% tax relief on their subscription and tax relief in the 2016-17 tax year
The UK food and drink market is the largest part of the UK manufacturing industry, worth over £94 billion in 2015 and predicted to grow at 3-4% annual in the short-to-medium term. Many sectors within the food and drink market are undergoing expansion and are looking forward to future growth – this can be attributed to key factors such as:
The out-of-home food and drink market is consistently doing well, driven by the time-poor modern consumer, and could be worth £54 billion come the end of 2016 – representing a suitable target for disruption by new companies and products.
SFC, a team of entrepreneurs, mentors and business angels, specialise in sourcing early stage investments and assisting startups in their development.
If you would like more information about the Epicure SEIS Fund, please contact us on 020 7843 0470.
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