Services for private companies – WHIreland
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Services for private companies

We have a solution, whatever your ambitions

We understand that businesses require a range of services and need to access various sources of capital throughout their lifecycle. Choosing the right one at the right time is imperative to ensure success. That is why we not only provide solutions to companies in the public markets but are quickly building a reputation for executing successful transactions for our clients in the private arena too.

We raise money for private companies through a wide range of sources of capital, whether you are looking to access funding through our Investor Forum, pre-IPO funding, EIS/VCT funds, or private equity, we have the experience and contact base to ensure that we introduce you to the right investors at the right stage of your development.



Zuleika Salter

  To learn more call Zuleika Salter on +44 (020) 7220 1665 or


Our funding services:

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Investor forum

The investor forum enables professional investors to build partnerships with unquoted growth companies looking for capital through private placements of equity and debt.

Subject to you meeting our criteria, we will introduce you to forum members and showcase your company profile within the member website area for potential investors to review.

  To learn more visit the investor forum site

EIS/VCT funds

The Enterprise Investment Scheme is a UK Government scheme which provides certain tax reliefs to private investors who invest into EIS qualifying, growing British companies, provided the investment is held for a minimum of three years.

We have access to an extensive network of EIS and VCT investors and we are proud of our track record of delivering returns to investors on the transactions we undertake.


Private equity

We can work with any size of company. If you are out of scope for tax reliefs then there are still options available, and our team hold strong relationships with traditional private equity houses.

Pre-IPO funding

An IPO is a very effective option for raising capital for a business and in turn provides a liquidity event for early investors. Through this process, a privately owned enterprise is converted into a company whose shares are traded publically to raise capital. There can be significant benefits for the company, its shareholders and employees in an IPO which include achieving a market value for the shares, facilitating acquisitions through the issue of equity, widening share ownership to include quality, institutional investors, increasing employee incentivisation with share options, tax incentives and raising the company’s market profile.

If you decide to commit to an IPO to raise capital, we will work closely with you and project manage all components of the process. Pre-IPO work is done to ensure the company is “investor ready“ for public company investors who do not have the same degree of connection as the owners of a private company, with appropriate checks and balances to ensure good corporate governance.


Case studies

We are proud to share some of our recent success stories below.

  • Gravity

    WHIreland successfully advised Gravity Trampoline Parks to secure £5m through private investment from a Guiness Management EIS fund.

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  • Pure Cremation

    WHIreland recently raised £7.5m for Pure Cremation through securing funding from Puma Investments.

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  • Immotion

    WHIreland Nomad & Joint Broking client, Immotion Group plc, were admitted to AIM on 12 July with a market capitalisation of £19.54m.

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  • AfriTin Mining

    WHIreland Nomad & Broking client, AfriTin, was admitted to AIM on 9 November with a market capitalisation of £11.6m.

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