Edition Capital

Edition Capital is an established generalist EIS manager with particular expertise in the leisure sector. The team has a track record of achieving significant upside for previous EIS Investors.

Edition Capital provide capital to businesses with great management teams and big ambitions. Edition say that they “work with entrepreneurs to build the businesses of tomorrow.”

Edition has unique access to fast growing entrepreneurial businesses and has raised and deployed over £30m into 19 companies in the last six allotments.

The UK Leisure sector has dramatically evolved over the last decade. The sector is now worth £117bn.

Gain access to a broad spectrum of mainly later stage companies operating in leisure that require scale up capital

Edition Capital are a specialist Leisure Investor and have a team that has extensive experience and has managed and advised on investments exceeding £300m.

Paul Bedford – Partner

Starting as a Chartered Accountant, including time spent at Deloitte, Paul has subsequently been Finance Director for a number of leading leisure companies, alongside managing a number of the UK’s largest specialist entertainment investment funds (totalling £120 million of assets under management). Previous roles have included 10 years as Finance Director of the SPZ Group, 4 years as Finance Director for Simon Fuller’s 19 Group and 10 years as Finance Director for the Cream Group.

Lisa Boden Shah – Partner

Lisa is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities and deal execution at Edition. Prior to Edition, Lisa worked as an Investment Manager at a specialist investment house where she led investments in live entertainment, comedy and leisure, and at global accountancy firm Mazars where she worked in corporate finance and assurance. She is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Edition Investment Committee.

Harry Heartfield – Partner

Harry specialises in structuring investments, M&A and capital raises. He has overseen deals totalling in excess of £150m across UK and Europe for a number of investment vehicles and funds. Previously, Harry worked as a Senior Investment Manager for a boutique investment house and as Head of Investments and Acquisitions for Impresario Festivals plc. He is a member of the Edition Investment Committee.

Adam Spence – Partner

Adam is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years’ experience in the leisure sector. Prior to Edition, Adam was an Investment Manager with responsibility for providing financial and commercial guidance. Previously, Adam spent 4 years leading a financial control team for investment products and operating companies in the film and video game sectors.

Rosalind Whitehead – Head of Business Development

Rosalind is responsible for the overall capital raise at Edition and has over 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Prior to Edition, Rosalind worked as an Investment Director for a boutique investment house specialising in alternative asset classes, with a particular focus on leisure and live entertainment. Prior to this, she worked in business development for a leading private bank. Rosalind also holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Katie Cazaly – Investment & Advisory Director

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Katie has over 8 years of accounting and finance experience including time spent working in Australia. At Edition, Katie is a Director for both the Advisory and Investment divisions of Edition. She oversees a number of our existing advisory clients, as well as the due diligence and management of new investment opportunities.

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