Manchester-based technology consultancy, inTec Business Solutions, has entered into a £7.7m royalty financing agreement with Duke Royalty.
Alternative capital provider Duke Royalty said on Monday that its first-quarter cash revenue performance had slightly bested internal forecasts. Duke stated cash revenue, being cash distributions from its royalty partners and cash gains from sales of equity assets, totalled £2.9m for the three months ended 30 June, marginally above management’s expectations.
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UK investment group Duke Royalty has exited its investment in Irish firm Berkley Recruitment, generating a 16pc return.
Duke’s investment in Cork-based Berkley was inherited via the UK firm’s acquisition of Capital Step in early 2019.
We are delighted to be included in Lord Lee’s latest article in the Financial Times highlighting Duke as one of his newest investments:
‘Current financial pressures on business are providing an increased flow of opportunities for Duke, enabling the group to selectively make perhaps four new investments a year. I expect both companies to grow over the medium term.’
The Budget was eagerly awaited after an unprecedented year of uncertainty. The Chancellor pledged to “do whatever it takes” to fix an economy ravaged by the pandemic.
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Walsall-based architectural glass specialist United Glass Group (UCG) has secured a £4.5m follow-on investment from Duke Royalty to fund its latest acquisition.
The funds will be used by UGG to complete the strategic acquisition of London Architectural Glass (LAG), a UK supplier of bespoke architectural glass to premium residential, educational and heritage projects throughout the UK.
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