Private Equity & Venture Capital

With experience acting for investors and companies seeking investment our team guides clients smoothly and efficiently through the investment process.


The Private Equity and Venture Capital team regularly advise both investors and companies seeking investment (whether through the issue of shares, loan notes or advance subscriptions) and are experienced in juggling the sometimes competing desires of companies to retain autonomy with the need for investors to be able to monitor their investment and exercise a degree of control or influence over certain material decisions.

The team also has extensive experience advising on Future Fund convertible loans and their conversion as part of an equity fundraising round.

Practice head Penelope Garden has been recognised in Legal 500 for her “notable expertise in private equity and venture capital work” and in Chambers for giving “great advice that’s holistic and multifaceted”.

Field Seymour Parkes is a member of the UK British Angels Association.

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The team advises on investments from early stage seed investments up to multi-million private equity backed management buy-outs. Recent transactions the group has advised upon include BGF on a number of investments, advising Earth Capital on investments in clean sustainable technology businesses, advising funds managed by FSE Group on a number of venture capital investments advising a fintech specialist invest on a number of significant investments.