Our Investors


Amadeus Capital Partners is one of Europe's leading technology venture capital firms.  Since its inception in 1997, the firm has backed companies across the technology spectrum in industries that include communications and networking hardware and software, cleantech, medtech, computer hardware and software, media, and e-commerce.  Amadeus has £460m under management, with active investments in around 40 companies at any time.  Amadeus offers its investee companies more than just capital – it offers vision, imagination, experience and a network of contacts across the globe.

Global businesses built by Amadeus include Cambridge Silicon Radio Ltd, now CSR plc (LSE:CSR), the leading producer of single chip bluetooth radios for short range connections, and Solexa Ltd, the developer of next generation genetic analysis systems, merged into Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) to create the world-leader in gene-sequencing technology.

CPE is a pre-eminent European private equity fund which invests expansion capital in high growth, later stage companies and buy outs in the areas of clean power, clean transport, energy efficiency, waste recovery and water.

As one of the most experienced investing teams, we are at the forefront of the cleantech investments market. We are backed by top blue-chip institutional investors including, Alpinvest, Robeco, Universities Superannuation Scheme and HSBC.

Our team of 10 investment professionals manages a €200m fund, making us one of the largest players in our market.

Our goal is to back exceptional companies that contribute to a lower carbon economy, a more sustainable environment and generate attractive returns for our investors.

Environmental Technologies Fund L.P. provides entrepreneurs and investors with access to one of the most experienced venture and growth capital investment teams in Europe. ETF is dedicated to investing in great growth companies with global aspirations that are making a big environmental impact. The team has in aggregate more than 140 years of successful hands-on investment experience across Europe, Asia and North America and is backed by some of the world's leading institutional investors.

ETF is supported by the European Communities Growth and Employment Initiative, MAP - the ETF Startup Facility


NES Partners is an experienced fund manager specialised in driving value in unlisted New-Energy-Solutions companies through active ownership to the benefit of our Investors and Stakeholders. Being amongst the pioneers in the New-Energy space, NES Partners has since 2002 invested in and contributed to the successful growth of 24 companies within Tidal Power, Solar Power, Biofuels, Fuel cells, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Smart Grid, Clean Water and Advanced Materials. NES Partners has offices in Copenhagen and Los Angeles and was previously known as Bankinvest New Energy Solutions.


Investec is an international specialist bank and asset manager that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia as well as certain other countries. The group was established in 1974 and currently has over 8000 employees.

Investec focuses on delivering distinctive profitable solutions for its clients in three core areas of activity namely, Asset Management, Wealth & Investment and Specialist Banking.