The Deal 2021
We analyse UK equity investments from 2011 to 2021 to spot emerging trends and patterns in the market.
In this free report, you’ll find out:
Just how much capital is being deployed to private UK companies
How much the average company valuation has grown over the past decade
Which sectors excelled in 2021, and which stagnated
The regions with the greatest growth in investment since 2020
Who received the biggest investments of 2021
The proportion of funding that went to companies with a female founder
The most active investors last year
PLUS 4 in-depth articles:
How the traditional VC model is changing
Growth in cleantech investment and innovation in 2021
Emerging technologies to watch, according
How gamification is expanding into
Here’s a sneak peek inside
About the authors
Hannah leads on Beauhurst's data-driven publications and content creation, and is an expert on emerging trends in the UK's high-growth space. Hannah studied Liberal Arts with a major in English Literature at King's College London.
Lucy produces expert analysis for Beauhurst’s blog and long-form research reports, with a particular interest in cleantech and impact investing. Lucy holds a BA in Politics, History, and Economics from Durham University, with a year in Rome, studying at LUISS.
Henry leads Beauhurst’s Research and Consultancy team, 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.
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 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.
Alice executes statistical analysis and data visualisation for the Research and Consultancy team. Prior to joining Beauhurst, Alice read Law at Durham University, where she acquired an undergraduate degree (LLB) and a Masters of Jurisprudence.
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