Daily Echo reports on Conker Spirit seeking investment for major expansion

Rupert Holloway

Dorset’s first gin distillery – founded just four years ago by a “disgruntled quantity surveyor” – is seeking £650,000 for a major expansion. Conker Spirit was founded only four years ago and its bid for new funding values the business at £4million. Rupert Holloway, founder of the Southbourne based brand, appeared before potential investors from […]

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Bournemouth gin company gains significant investor interest at the Dorset Business Angels Pitch event

Pitch Evevnt 24th June

The Dorset Business Angels (DBA) pitch event took place on Monday 24th June at the Hallmark Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth and welcomed along Dorset Chamber’s President Liz Willingham as a special guest. With 5 businesses pitching, it was a Bournemouth based Dorset gin brand that most successfully grabbed the attention of the savvy investors. Dorset’s […]

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Saffery Champness Acts for Metalex on its Purchase of Alimex UK

The Bournemouth office of Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants has acted on behalf of Paul and Sally Nicola, the shareholders of Metalex Holdings Limited, based in Poole, Dorset, on the company’s acquisition of Alimex UK Precision in Aluminium Limited, a distributor and processor of aluminium cast plates, from Alimex Gmbh.  The deal included the acquisition of […]

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National Awards Recognition!

Dorset Business Angels are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for Co-investment Deal of the Year at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards 2019! This Award recognises the early stage investment deal which has successfully brought together a range of different finance sources and players as co-investors to achieve both a significant level of […]

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Innovative business solutions grabbing the attention of the Dorset Business Angels!

Innovative business solutions from across the catering, cyber security, home design, broadband communications and dining out sectors, were pitched to the Dorset Business Angels (DBA) in a bid to grab the attention of the savvy Angel investors. Five businesses had been invited to pitch to would be investors in strictly time-controlled ten-minute pitches. Each pitch […]

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Investors urged to book places at Dorset Business Angels April Pitch event in Bournemouth

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) have announced the date for their next investors’ pitch event which will take place on Monday 29th April at the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth Carlton and is urging potential investors to book a place at the popular event. DBA Chairman Don McQueen advises, “We are delighted at the number of businesses who […]

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UKBAA Investment Awards & Gala Dinner 2019

  We are delighted to announce that Nominations are now open for UKBAA’s Annual Angel Investment Awards 2019. With 15 Awards to play for, including some brand new categories this year, we look forward to recognising and celebrating the successful achievements among our early stage community. These awards will be presented at the Gala Awards […]

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