Mercia Technologies PLC
Read more about our EIS Fund
Mercia's investment team has sector expertise and financial experience
Mercia brings together industry specialists and investment expertise from an investment team that has a strong track record. From seed through to exit, Mercia is well placed to deploy a full range of capital (its ‘Complete Capital Solution’) to build valuable businesses with global potential. Initially this is done using a range of debt, venture or growth capital from its managed fund subsidiaries, Mercia Fund Managers, which it can then selectively scale using the balance sheet of Mercia Technologies PLC.
Value of Emerging Stars portfolio
Equity and debt portfolio companies
Assets under management
Digital & Digital Entertainment
Under the expert eye of Mike Hayes, Mercia has a specialist interest in investing in businesses which operate in virtual reality, augmented reality, gaming entertainment and serious games.
Electronics, Materials, Manufacturing/Engineering
This sector is led by Investment Director, Dr Mark Volanthen, and is focused on identifying and supporting the next generation of disruptive proprietary technologies, often university-derived, in energy and communications, together with high-value electronics and manufacturing applications.
Life Sciences & Biosciences
This sector is headed by Investment Director, Peter Dines, who is a specialist in growing businesses in the life sciences and biosciences markets, with the team’s key areas of focus including diagnostics, digital health, medical devices and synthetic biology.
Software & the Internet
Investment Director Dr Alistair Forbes leads this sector, bringing to the role extensive experience from the software industry. Mercia has a specialist interest in investing in businesses which operate in artificial intelligence (AI), cyber security, software as a service (SaaS), analytical tools and adtech.