RO Capital Partners is an early stage investor with a clearly differentiated offering that draws on the extensive entrepreneurial experience of the RO Group.
Borne out of 90 years of investment activity in over 20 different sectors, we provide an established corporate infrastructure and have a significant real estate platform underpinning the business.
We are an active investment partner principally focusing on the following segments:
The use of technology to innovate the built environment and real estate market.
Solutions addressing the challenges of environmental sustainability and the transition to a low carbon economy.
The disruption of traditional business models in financial services.
The RO has a strong track record of growing and realising shareholder value and, as an investment partner, can offer:
Active engagement from a senior team of entrepreneurial individuals with experience in corporate finance, real estate and renewable energy
A real estate platform encompassing commercial, industrial, leisure, retail and residential development that can be used to facilitate and showcase product development
Access to an extensive real estate, energy and finance network that can be leveraged to accelerate commercialisation
Follow on capital to support rapid growth and patient capital that is not constrained by the demands of external investors
Back office support across functions such as finance, HR and marketing
Investment opportunities would typically have the following characteristics but we are willing to consider businesses that are not able to demonstrate all of these attributes:
An established management team
A revenue stream or meaningful customer engagement
An innovative business model that is underpinned by high growth potential, distinctive intellectual property and proven technology
Typical initial investment requirement of up to £250,000 but willing to co-invest as part of a larger funding round