The Deal 2020

We analyse UK equity investments from 2011 to 2020 to spot emerging trends and patterns in the market.

In this free report, you’ll find out:

  • How the coronavirus pandemic has impacted equity funding figure

  • What proportion of 2020 fundraisings were driven by the Future Fund

  • Which sectors have thrived, and which have nose-dived, during the year

  • How the riskiest-stage fundraisings have fared during a global crisis

  • Which regions and cities have seen the biggest increases in investment activity

  • Details on the biggest rounds to have taken place through 2020

  • How company valuations were impacted by the pandemic

PLUS 5 in-depth articles on key sector and investor trends: 

Medtech and eHealth: Ventures on a Virus Vendetta

Digital Security in the WFH Era

Money on a Mission: Impact Investing in 2020

Angels in the Cloud: Wealthy Individuals Back Early-Stage Businesses from Afar

Basket Case Valuations: Trends in Private vs Public Company Valuations

Here’s a sneak-peak inside

impact of coronavirus on startup investment
What proportion of startup investments were 'survival finance' in 2020?
investment into UK regions 2020
Which regions saw the most and least growth from 2019 to 2020?

About the authors

hannah skingle

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.

Ella halmari

Ella is a visual design and data analysis specialist. She is an expert in data visualisation and content creation, playing a lead role in analysis and production of Beauhurst’s data-driven publications and brand communications. Ella holds a post-graduate diploma in Visual Communication from UAL and the IMC qualification from the CFA Society.

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