Investing in Wales

In partnership with the Development Bank of Wales, we’ve taken a closer look at the Welsh high-growth ecosystem in 2021.

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In this free report, you’ll find out:

  • The relationship between equity finance and business growth 

  • Top sectors for high-growth Welsh firms

  • Top IPOs and acquisitions by ambitious businesses in Wales

  • Equity investment into Wales over the past decade, including top investors

  • Demography of startup founders in Wales

  • Top universities for Welsh spinout companies

  • Impact of COVID-19 on high-growth companies in Wales

Here’s a sneak-peak inside

Map of the Welsh high-growth ecosystem
Equity investment into Welsh businesses

About the authors

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henry whorwood

Henry leads Beauhurst’s research and consultancy, and is an expert on equity finance and high-growth business. He has worked on briefs for clients including Barclays, Syndicate Room, Innovate UK, Smith & Williamson and the British Business Bank. Henry regularly gives presentations on finance and market trends at events around the country. Henry studied Classics at the University of Oxford.

Dan Robinson

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Daniel conducts data manipulation, visualisation and analysis as part of the Research and Consultancy team. He has a background in business analysis and commercial copywriting in Australia and the United Kingdom. He previously worked at The Sunday Times Fast Track, Oxford University Press, and advertising network MullenLowe Group.

Freya Hyde

Freya Hyde

Freya performs data analysis and visualisation in the Research and Consultancy team. She has worked on projects for Barclays, EY and JP Morgan. She holds a BA in History (International) from the University of Leeds, which included a year at Fudan University in Shanghai, and is currently learning Python for data science.

If you work with high-growth, UK companies, you need Beauhurst.

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  • Search fast-growing companies and their funders
  • Explore every UK deal (both announced and unannounced)
  • Build targeted lists of key companies and contacts

Everything will be customised around your business and needs, so you can explore relevant data and get the most out of the platform.
Plus, you’ll get a customised report of your findings.