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Anticus Partners

We are equity investors, empowering Yorkshire’s talented and ambitious entrepreneurs to climb new global heights for a brighter future. Our team has deep-rooted connections to the region, with extensive knowledge of the local business community. Anticus Partners seeks to make a difference to the people and environment in which we operate. We can invest up to £1.5m into Yorkshire based startups and SMEs in any sector to support their growth potential alongside supporting greater levels of innovation and target new markets to contribute to increasing the productivity and economic wealth of the Yorkshire region.

Key information

Start Grow Scale
Services provided:
Finance provider
  • Growth Equity
  • VC investment
  • Yorkshire & the Humber
Legal name:
Anticus Partners Limited


Anticus Partners is a fund management company based in Yorkshire, currently managing the Finance Yorkshire Equity Fund (£50m), and more recently the Growth and Seedcorn funds (£36m) on behalf of Finance Yorkshire, a regional ‘equity gap funder’.

As managers of these Funds, Anticus have invested in 61 SME’s with an investment size of £100k to £2m. We are actively investing from the two following equity funds;

1. Growth Fund – £24m

  • Max investment £1.5m
  • Equity/mezzanine risk capital – flexible structures debt blended with equity depending on requirements.
  • MBOs, M&A, Growth Cap, Cash Out/Share Restructures.

2. Sector agnostic Seedcorn Fund – £12m

  • Max check £1.5m – likely to be in tranches.
  • Equity risk capital.
  • Early-stage businesses with fully developed product or service ready for commercialisation.
  • Sector agnostic.
  • High growth markets.

We are always happy to have an initial conversation on potential investment opportunities and pride ourselves on giving first class customer service for all parties involved in a transaction.

Get in touch

The best way to contact us is through the link below to our contact page or by emailing