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Supporting companies that trade from freehold property has been at the core of our business since its foundation. Particularly strong in care homes and leisure – hotels, pubs, health clubs and wedding venues – we have also successfully backed teams in children’s nurseries, schools and data centres.

£1 million - £10 million investment size

We typically look for:

  • growing businesses
  • trading from high-quality freehold properties
  • reliable profit and cash generation
  • can be a new site development involving construction or refurbishment

We typically provide:

  • a mixture of debt and equity
  • up to 85% of the funding requirement alone, alongside management contribution

If you have an opportunity you would like to discuss, get in touch with us at . We provide a full funding package allowing you to respond promptly to opportunities without the need to manage multiple funding partners. We’ve backed dozens of teams and developed hundreds of sites. We know what works.

Important Notice

Investing in our products will place your capital at risk and you may not get back the full amount invested. Any tax treatment may be subject to change and the availability and value of the reliefs depend on the individual circumstances of each investor. The availability of tax reliefs also depends on the investee companies maintaining their qualifying status.

Further information can be found at HMRC’s website. Neither past performance or forecasts are reliable indicators of future results and should not be relied upon. Unquoted or smaller company shares are likely to have higher price fluctuations and are likely to be more difficult to sell than shares quoted on the London Stock Exchange Official List. Website content is not intended to constitute investment, tax or legal advice. We recommend you seek independent advice before investing in any of our products.

Important Notice

Downing’s investments place your capital at risk and you may not get back the full amount invested. Past performance and forecasts are not a reliable guide to future results. Tax treatment may be subject to change and depends on individual circumstances. Smaller company shares are likely to have higher volatility and liquidity risks than other types of main market listed instruments. We recommend that you seek professional independent financial advice before investing. We do not offer investment or tax advice.

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