Scottish Equity Partners

Scottish Equity Partners is a growth equity investor operating across the UK and Europe with a technology focus. Within direct it prefers private equity and venture capital investments in emerging growth, startups, growth capital financing, corporate spin-outs, and management buyouts. It does not invest in businesses whose activities involve the direct sale, supply, manufacture or distribution of armaments or weapons, gambling or related products, the production of tobacco or related products, pornography, the undertaking of human cloning or genetic modification of organisms in breach of applicable legislation. The firm seeks to invest in consumer internet, infrastructure, renewable energy, biomass, small hydro, information technology, technology, electronics, enterprise software, e-commerce, digital media, media and telecommunications (TMT), healthcare, and energy-related sectors or in technology-enabled companies and service businesses. Within secondary direct investments, the firm invests in alternative energy resources with a focus on United Kingdom. The firm typically invests in companies primarily based in the United Kingdom with international markets and other European countries with a focus on Scotland and Ireland.

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HQGlasgow, GB
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Scottish Equity Partners was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Glasgow, GB

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Key People/Management at Scottish Equity Partners

Andrew Buchan

Andrew Buchan

General Counsel
Catherine Simpson

Catherine Simpson

Chief Operating Officer
Lorna Mullen

Lorna Mullen

Director of Financial Strategy
Rachael Williamson

Rachael Williamson

HR Director
Fraser McLatchie

Fraser McLatchie

Paul Neeson

Paul Neeson

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Scottish Equity Partners Office Locations

Scottish Equity Partners has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London
Glasgow, GB (HQ)
17 Blythswood Square
Edinburgh, GB
Atholl Exchange, 6 Canning St
London, GB
29 St George St
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Scottish Equity Partners News and Updates

Exclusive: Peppermint Technology secures over £7m from Accel-KKR and Scottish Equity Partners

In a significant boost for legal technology cloud provider Peppermint Technology, Silicon Valley tech investment firm Accel-KKR and long-term investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) are to invest over £7m to accelerate its growth and further develop their legal SaaS platform, we can reveal.

Redwood Technologies secures £25 million from Scottish Equity Partners

Redwood Technologies Group, a cloud communications firm, has received a £25 million investment from Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). Founded in 1993 in the UK, this is Redwood’s first round of outside investment and will be used to growth its position in the APAC market. It will open a Tokyo office i…

Scottish Equity Partners Online and Social Media Presence

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In the spotlight: Basis Technologies

Business transformation has rapidly accelerated during the global pandemic, fuelling a need for agile software solutions to overcome complex challenges associated with digitisation, cloud migration and adapting to changing customer behaviour. Basis Technologies, one of the latest additions to the SE…

SEP achieves successful exit from SportPursuit

We are pleased to announce that bd-capital, the pan-European, operationally led private equity firm has made a significant investment in SportPursuit, creating a successful exit for Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) and other investors. London-based SportPursuit is the leading online private sales club…

TotallyMoney named one of the UK’s Best Companies

SEP backed fintech TotallyMoney has once again been named as one of the UK’s best mid-sized companies to work for in the 2021 Best Companies list, recognised as setting the standard in workplace engagement on a national level. TotallyMoney, which ranked 34th this year, is a credit marketplace busine…

SEP launches Women in Tech Leadership network

Last week we were delighted to welcome inspiring women from across our investment portfolio to our inaugural Women in Tech Leadership event. Introduced by Partner Jan Rutherford, led by Principal , Alizeh McClelland, and with guest speakers Carolyn Jameson, Chief Trust Officer of Trustpilot and Kare…

SEP invests in FundApps

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has completed a significant growth equity investment in FundApps, one of the world’s most successful Regulatory Technology (RegTech) companies. As the first ever Compliance-as-a-Service (CaaS) business, FundApps has transformed the way investment managers deal with the…

SEP is hiring

Due to continued growth, we are looking to expand our dynamic team at Associate level. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside our experienced investment team, to identify and assess technology growth equity opportunities and engage with management teams to help grow and internationalise b…
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Scottish Equity Partners Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Scottish Equity Partners founded?

    Scottish Equity Partners was founded in 2000.

  • Who are Scottish Equity Partners key executives?

    Scottish Equity Partners's key executives are Andrew Buchan, Catherine Simpson and Lorna Mullen.

  • What is Scottish Equity Partners revenue?

    Latest Scottish Equity Partners annual revenue is £11 m.

  • Where is Scottish Equity Partners headquarters?

    Scottish Equity Partners headquarters is located at 17 Blythswood Square, Glasgow.

  • Where are Scottish Equity Partners offices?

    Scottish Equity Partners has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London.

  • How many offices does Scottish Equity Partners have?

    Scottish Equity Partners has 3 offices.