Scottish Equity Partners

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Scottish Equity Partners
Private Ownership
Headquarters London, Glasgow and Edinburgh
Number of employees

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) is a UK venture capital firm. Operating from offices in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, it makes equity investments of up to £20 million in high growth technology, and technology enabled, companies.

Investments include Skyscanner, the independent travel search company, Mister Spex, the online eyewear business, and MATCHESFASHION.COM, a luxury omni-channel fashion retailer. SEP was named 'Venture Capital Firm of the Year' at the Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2015 for the fifth time in recent years. In addition to venture capital for high growth companies, SEP also provides infrastructure finance for small scale clean energy projects and have partnered with FTSE 100-company SSE plc and established a secondary investment fund focused exclusively on cleantech companies.[1] Investors include Lexington Partners, UK based funds Hermes GPE and F&C Private Equity , as well as Swiss-based Partners Group.

The firm has also invested in companies including Biovex,[2] Craneware,[3] CSR,[4] Searchspace[5] and Anesco

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