Thalia Design Automation is a privately-held company with funding from:
Formed in 2010, Deepbridge was founded with the aim of building an investment team that could redefine the growth capital market. Its purpose is to provide reassurance to investors by enabling them to invest alongside its team of passionate, experienced and fair-minded specialists. A genuine blend of people who know what it’s like to run a business and who have a balanced approach between being good investors, strong managers and practical operators.
Deepbridge believes in supporting, mentoring and investing alongside energetic, high performance management teams. Its ambition is to help businesses achieve their full potential and thereby provide the best possible outcomes for investors.
Deepbridge promotes a culture of professional excellence and integrity: it therefore strongly encourages its investee companies to achieve the highest standards of corporate governance. Deepbridge brings value to investee companies through its proven experience of building growth businesses, involving its network of investors, technology advisors, and industry partners.
The Development Bank of Wales was set up by the Welsh Government to support the economy of Wales by making it easier for businesses to get the finance needed to start up, strengthen and grow. The purpose of the Development Bank is to unlock potential in the economy of Wales by increasing the provision of sustainable, effective finance in the market.
Launched in October 2017, it is a cornerstone organisation for delivery of public sector financial products, supporting micro to medium businesses in Wales and increasing the supply of finance. It promotes economic development through an adaptable delivery model that is responsive to market needs whilst providing continued value for money for public funds. It delivers key Welsh Government policy objectives measured through performance targets and providing investment management and support services across the whole of Welsh Government.
The Development Bank of Wales invested £80m across 420 investments in the financial year 18/19, which in turn attracted £126m in private sector investment.
Mercia Fund Managers provide both equity and debt finance to small businesses based in the UK regions. The Group has more than 400 businesses in its portfolio, a strong record including 11 IPOs and manages in excess of £330 million of third party funds, including Mercia EIS Funds.