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.
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