Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

HNWIs favour fintech, says Capitama

RELATED TOPICS​

Fintech is the most popular sector among high net worth and professional investors, according to Capitama, a direct private investment platform. 

Analysis of the preferences of the registered investors of Capitama, which includes more than 300 individuals, family offices, PE firms and investment offices has indicated that fintech and technology investment opportunities more generally are the two most popular sectors among investors.
 
Capitama’s current registered investors have a total annual investment capacity of GBP7.6 billion. Of this total capacity, investors have expressed an annual investment capacity of GBP5 billion into Private Equity opportunities, with GBP2.3 billion total annual investment in Debt and Income opportunities. The interest of the registered investors in Philanthropic and Social Impact opportunities currently stands at GBP300m per year. This is an additional theme on Capitama given the rise in interest in these organisations from wealthy individuals and organisations.
 
Some 69 per cent of Capitama investors are interested in fintech investment opportunities and 67 per cent want to see software and technology deals. Of the nine different investment types available on Capitama, Growth funding is the most popular, with 83 per cent of Capitama registered Investors interested in this area, followed by Early stage investments (72 per cent), Buy-outs (63 per cent), and Real Estate (47 per cent). 
 
Simon Ramery, Co-Founder and CEO at Capitama, says: “Fintech is a sector that has seen huge growth in the past three years and evidence suggests it’s just the start. Our data shows that investors see real value in the companies operating in this space, and that they see a strong future for the UK fintech scene despite Brexit.”
 
“We’re also really excited about the commitment of investors to look at philanthropic and social impact investing.  GBP300m is a considerable total of investable capital and we hope to be able to help put this to good use.”
 
Brett de Bank, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Capitama, says: “Over half of our registered investors are individuals, showing that private investment is a thriving and growing trend. This community is interested in a diverse range of investment opportunities, from buy-out, to growth and philanthropic opportunities but principally having more control and choice over where they invest their capital.”
 
“We launched Capitama with the aim to help businesses raise capital and scale their businesses efficiently. As we continue to grow and introduce more Investors to the platform we hope to help more companies reach their potential.”
 
 
 

Latest News

Solactive writes that it has expanded its collaboration with Kiwoom Asset Management by providing the underlying indices to the KIWOOM..
MSCI has announced the launch of MSCI Private Capital Indexes, writing that with growing investor interest in private markets, high..
Matteo Greco, Research Analyst at Fineqia International, writes that bitcoin (BTC) ended the week at approximately USD68,150, marking a 12.1..
Raymond James Investment Management plans to launch an ETF product platform in 2025 to support strong client demand in alignment..

Related Articles

Scott Kefer, VictoryEx Capital Holdings
Bailey McCann writes that active ETFs are capturing investor interest, according to the latest data from Morningstar, which finds that...
Chris Lo, Columbia Threadneedle
In a recent insight on India by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the firm reports that the country’s economic reforms, which aim...
With an election on the horizon in the United States a group of ETFs is poised to capture investments on...
Robot worker
Qraft Technologies, based in South Korea, specialises in the use of AI in security selection and portfolio construction....
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by