The Patient Capital Review is two months late and as a result, warns Tom Hopkins, there is a danger some decisions could be rushed through in time for the Autumn Statement and could be based on out-of-date statistics.

Since the Brexit vote, the hugely influential European Investment Fund (EIF) has begun turning off the taps. For its part, the UK government has released the Patient Capital Review in an attempt to review how the UK is supporting growth businesses or, using the new buzzword ‘scale-ups’ both now and in the future.

There are 3 key questions at hand:
– Is there an equity gap for entrepreneurial businesses?
– If so, where is it?
– How can the UK government plug it – especially given the EIF situation?

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Source: ProfessionalAdviser



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