Woodford Investment Management

Woodford Investment Management

A private equity firm in Oxford that focuses on long-term performance.

Woodford Investment Management is a private equity firm in Oxford that focuses on long-term performance. Founded 2014 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, it invests in early stage ventures, private equity, post-IPO equity, series B, series C, and series A rounds. Its portfolio companies include Ultraleap, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Seedrs, BenevolentAI, and Federated Wireless. As of March 2020, Woodford Investment Management has made 60 investments. Their most recent investment was on July 22, 2019, when Atom Bank raised £50M. Woodford Investment Management has had nine exits, the most notable of which include PurpleBricks, eve Sleep, and Autolus Limited. Woodford Investment Management has raised a single venture fund, Woodford Biotech Fund. This fund was announced on April 20, 2015 and raised a total of $1.2B.

Timeline

2014

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Funded Companies

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Autolus Therapeutics

Autolus is a biopharmaceutical company focused on programmed T-cell therapies for treatment of cancer. Autolus was founded in 2014 and is based in London, UK. Autolus Limited is a subsidiary of Autolus Holdings (UK) Limited.

A bioinformatics startup company that develops and applies artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to analyze scientific data in order to create human health and bioscience applications.

Metaboards uses metamaterials to embed wireless charging into surfaces so multiple items can be charged simultaneously.

A technology company making mid-air haptics for creating three-dimensional shapes and textures that can be felt.

Atom Bank is a digital financial company offering personal and business banking products.

RateSetter is a London-based peer-to-peer lending marketplace allowing users to lend and borrow money from each other and dictate their own interest rates.

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Chris Martin

Head of Compliance

Craig Newman

CEO

Jon Adair

Head of Digital and Technology

Mitchell Fraser-Jones

Investment Communications

Neil Woodford

Head of Investment

Paul Farrow

Head of Corporate Communications

Richard Ingham

Head of Brand

Simon Dale

Head of Retail Sales

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Companies

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Atom Bank

BenevolentAI

Genomics

Genomics

Inivata

LIGNIA Wood Company

Metaboards

Metalysis

Spin Memory

Ultraleap

News

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Steve O'Hear
June 23, 2020
TechCrunch
The future of Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV), the U.K. early-stage investment firm now majority owned by Legal & General, is in flux after three of its founders have lost their seat on the board, TechCrunch has learned. ADV's investments include Push Doctor, Wefarm, and Perlego, amongst many others. Rumours began circulating earlier this month within [...]

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