Monthly Archives: June 2016

29 June 2016

Oxford University Innovation – the new name for Isis Innovation

By |June 29th, 2016|

Isis Innovation will be renamed Oxford University Innovation, in order to enhance the already strong links between Isis Innovation and the University. This will strengthen awareness of the company and its services within the wider University, and better portray the University’s ownership of the company.
With a record 16 spinout companies launched and more than […]

Parkwalk, the EIS and Brexit

By |June 28th, 2016|

In these uncertain times post the surprise vote to leave the EU, investors are (quite rightly) focusing on macro risks and volatility.
However, as the dust begins to settle they are now looking across the fringes of their portfolios, including alternative assets such as VC and PE. As a small part of that portfolio with […]

Revolymer – acquisition and sale of nicotine gum business

By |June 21st, 2016|

Revolymer PLC, the AIM-listed specialty chemicals company, on Monday said it agreed to buy Itaconix Corp, a privately owned polymer company based in New Hampshire, for up to USD13.0 million in cash and shares, in an acquisition to be supported by a share placing to raise GBP4.0 million, and to sell its nicotine gum […]

Parkwalk portfolio company CCMOSS – acquired by ams AG to become world leader in gas and infrared sensing

By |June 16th, 2016|

ams AG (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide manufacturer of high performance sensor and analog solutions, has acquired 100% of the shares in Cambridge CMOS Sensors Ltd (CCS), the technology leader in micro hotplate structures for gas sensing and infrared applications, in an all-cash transaction.
Founded in 2008 as a spin-off from Cambridge University, with the […]

Perpetuum – Eversholt adopts Perpetuum system to monitor Southeastern Class 465s

By |June 14th, 2016|

Perpetuum has been awarded the contract to supply a sensor system for Eversholt Rail to use in monitoring the condition of eight Southeastern trains.
The Perpetuum system will be used on eight London Southeastern Class 465 trains while they are in service to extend wheelset overhauls and improve reliability.
Mark Johnson, engineering director of Southeastern, said: […]

Microsaic Systems – appointment of Broker

By |June 14th, 2016|

Microsaic Systems plc (AIM: MSYS), the developer of chip-based mass spectrometry instruments, is pleased to announce that Nplus 1 Singer Advisory LLP (“N+1 Singer”) has been appointed as Nominated Adviser and Broker to the Company with immediate effect.

Microsaic Systems plc is a high technology company developing and marketing next generation mass spectrometry (MS) instruments […]