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Downing was established in 1986. Since then, we are proud to have served 25,000 investors and now have over £1 billion of assets under management.

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Downing Ventures Leads $15m Series A Funding Round for Carbice: Definers of This Generation’s Material Age

23 November 2020

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Downing LLP supports Arsenal Football Club as the Premier League club joins UN climate action plan

18 November 2020

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Downing Ventures leads funding round in market leader of predictive analytics, DragonflyAI

17 November 2020

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Prospectus for Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust published

12 November 2020

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British man born without hand gets real life ‘Metal Gear Solid’ Bionic arm

11 November 2020

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Former Syz duo join Downing to launch new European income fund

11 November 2020

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Downing Ventures Participates in $50m Series C Funding Round to Advance Clinical Genomic Analysis Software and Data Platform

09 November 2020

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Downing Enters Exclusivity Agreement to Acquire 100MW Swedish Wind Farm

06 November 2020

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Downing Ventures co-leads $35m series B investment in Ayar Labs: solving critical computing challenges through Optical I/O

05 November 2020

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New Downing Trust Announces Intention-To-Float

02 November 2020

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Asset Management team successfully contributes to National Grid service set up during pandemic

31 October 2020

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Downing Ventures Leads Investment in BBC Maestro that Launches Today

29 October 2020

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The Future of Commercial PPAs in the Unsubsidised World of Renewables

22 October 2020

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Why I Invested In - Cornelis Networks

19 October 2020

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Downing Wins Private Equity Investor of the Year at HealthInvestor UK Awards 2020

16 October 2020

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How to expand a European business into the USA

09 October 2020

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Downing Ventures appoints Joe Raffa as new Silicon Valley Ventures Partner

05 October 2020

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Downing Ventures Closes First Round of Series A Investment in Leading Omni-Path Business

30 September 2020

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Investing in digital transformation in the UK stock market

29 September 2020

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Henrik Dahlström Appointed as Nordic Lead for Downing Energy & Infrastructure

21 September 2020

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Downing Ventures Invests £3.5m in Funding Platform for SMEs

18 September 2020

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Downing’s Lynch – Where can UK investors still get income of 4% + p.a?

15 September 2020

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Downing ONE VCT opens £15M limited share offer

15 September 2020

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Downing LLP selected as Finalist at upcoming LaingBuisson Awards 2020

14 September 2020

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Downing Ventures Invests £1.5m in A.I. Company That Prevents Cardiovascular Disease

14 September 2020

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MI Downing Monthly Income Fund Insights - Value or Growth? Why not both?

25 August 2020

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Empiribox Ltd raises £2m funding to support primary teachers to deliver inspiring practical science lessons online

29 April 2020

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Downing Fund Managers expands boutique range with new fund launch

08 April 2020

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Downing appoints award-winning manager Rosemary Banyard to launch new fund

24 March 2020

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Energy & infrastructure team acquire solar asset, Carrow Solar

03 February 2020

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Investment manager Downing exits two hydro projects following a total of £20m investment in the sector

13 January 2020

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Downing LLP ramps up investment expertise with two senior hires.

20 December 2019

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Technology almost killed offline retail. But here’s how it’s bringing it back to life.

12 December 2019

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Trouva secures £17m investment with funding support from Downing Ventures

03 December 2019

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Moving from founder-led sales

28 November 2019

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Downing-backed Pivot Power acquired by EDF Renewables UK

04 November 2019

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Investing in transport and mobility

10 October 2019

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Investment manager Downing exits sixth hydro project

10 October 2019

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Established venture capital trust, Downing ONE VCT, opens limited £15m share offer

23 September 2019

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Downing appoints Kevin Addison to lead strategic sales drive

10 September 2019

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Building better boards: Henley Business School publishes guide for NED effectiveness

05 September 2019

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Downing Development Finance commits £100M funding for SME developers in under two years

30 August 2019

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Downing Ventures makes further investment into Hummingbird Technologies

14 August 2019

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Downing completes £5.7 million exit from two Upham Group-managed pubs

07 August 2019

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Downing Ventures EIS supports $10 million fundraise for Cambridge Touch Technologies

25 July 2019

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Downing appoints Tom Moore as Head of Asset Management

25 June 2019

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Downing welcomes six senior hires

21 June 2019

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Investing in AIM to mitigate against the death tax

21 June 2019

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Downing appoints new Investment Director to its property finance team

18 June 2019

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What's the key to applying for construction project finance? It's all in the detail.

12 June 2019

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Downing Ventures appoints founding member of Jaguar Land Rover’s VC fund as its new Principal

11 June 2019

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The Electrospinning Company secures £1.5 million series A funding led by Downing Ventures

05 June 2019

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Downing completes £19 million exit from seven Oakman-managed pubs

07 May 2019

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UK biotech boom: 65% growth in UK biotechnology research and development companies since 2016 as sector attracts record investment

22 March 2019

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Downing Ventures: we’ve put the UK’s regions firmly on our investment map

18 March 2019

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Downing FOUR VCT Healthcare Share Class open for tax year-end investments

14 March 2019

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Downing makes two appointments to its property finance team

11 March 2019

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Investment manager Downing LLP completes acquisition of P2P lending platform

07 March 2019

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Downing appoints new investment director to its healthcare investment team

01 March 2019

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What is the real cost of banking?

22 February 2019

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Finalist for 'Private Equity Investor of the Year' at HealthInvestor UK Awards 2019

22 February 2019

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Downing Ventures leads £6.5 million investment in Imagen

21 February 2019

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Downing reopens UK Micro-Cap Growth Fund

31 January 2019

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Firefly school learning platform raises further £5 million from Downing Ventures

28 January 2019

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Downing exits five hydro projects following £20m investment in the sector

21 January 2019

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Downing Ventures supports £4 million investment in digital office broker, Hubble

21 January 2019

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Downing Ventures supports £4.6 million investment in Open Bionics, creator of the ‘hero arm’

15 January 2019

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Downing LLP closes its first dedicated institutional fund for infrastructure projects

20 December 2018

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Reserve power: why smaller is better

27 November 2018

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Downing LLP partners with Pivot Power to launch battery storage system for Arsenal Football Club

26 November 2018

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Downing LLP and Pivot Power partnership announces £25 million grid-scale battery and EV charging hub site in Carlisle

31 October 2018

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Downing LLP invests £7 million into second UK shipping venture

25 October 2018

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The value stocks displaying classic growth characteristics

05 October 2018

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Downing LLP makes two appointments to its energy and infrastructure investment team

27 September 2018

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Downing Crowd launches £6.25 million fundraise for solar projects

25 September 2018

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Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust plc appoints Dr Linda Bell as Non-Executive Director

20 September 2018

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Welsh producer of sustainable modified timber receives £3 million funding from Downing LLP

19 September 2018

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Downing commits £4.2 million to support growth of online home services marketplace, Rated People

17 September 2018

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Downing makes £4.7 million investment into new gastro pubs

28 August 2018

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The importance of intergenerational tax planning

24 August 2018

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Downing Crowd launches property bond to help tackle lack of finance for SME developers

20 August 2018

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Downing Exits Solar Project

31 July 2018

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Downing LLP appoints new Partner in its development capital investment team

25 July 2018

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Downing sells £36 million AD portfolio to John Laing Environmental Assets Group

19 July 2018

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Downing LLP appoints new partner to its energy & infrastructure team

09 July 2018

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Changing corporate governance rules will drive improvements in best practice

22 June 2018

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The opportunities and challenges of investing in Indian solar

21 June 2018

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Healthcare platform Live Better With receives £5.4 million funding led by Downing Ventures

18 June 2018

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Downing LLP appoints new Head of Institutional Fundraising

11 June 2018

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Downing Ventures supports £4 million investment in 3D tech for smart devices

07 June 2018

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Virtual and augmented reality software company Masters of Pie receives £1.6 million venture funding

05 June 2018

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Investment manager Downing exits five care homes following £65 million investment

31 May 2018

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Investment manager Downing exits satellite earth station business following £5m investment

14 May 2018

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Downing LLP announces partnership for £1.6 billion UK electric vehicle charging and grid-connected battery network

14 May 2018

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Deep value - buying on fundamentals rather than following sentiment

08 May 2018

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The UK’s dividend incubators targeting double-digit returns

01 May 2018

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Downing Ventures commits £2m series a funding for cashless payment startup Glownet

01 May 2018

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Downing FOUR VCT invests £1.14 million in ADC Biotechnology Ltd

24 April 2018

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Why London will continue to be the tech capital of Europe

23 April 2018

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Downing Ventures continues to invest in the UK tech sector

04 April 2018

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Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Trust - new, larger investments into the portfolio

15 January 2018

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