Aspect
Criteria
Deal size
Up to £10m equity
Up to £20m enterprise value
Control
Preferred, but not essential
Sectors
Property related
Financial services
Management-led deals
Management buy-out's preferred, MBI possible
Territory
UK, possibly international potential
Scalability
Scalable business; geographically, product extension
Market
Prefer immature market but with growth potential
Barrier to entry
IP
Established distribution channel
First mover advantage
Sticky customer base