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Do leveraged buyouts lead to more jobs being lost? - new research from WBS

Leveraged buyouts do not increase redundancies or lead to the introduction of more insecure forms of work, according to new research by Warwick Business School, Cass Business School, and Imperial College. The findings contradict the widely held view that leveraged buyouts regularly lead to rapid job cuts and greater use of agency staff, fixed-term contracts and external contractors.


Minerva Business Angel Network and Sci-Tech Daresbury host pitching event for North West start-ups

Minerva Business Angel Network, part of the University of Warwick Science Park and one of the UK’s largest angel networks, returns to Sci-Tech Daresbury for the second event in a new collaboration aimed at boosting angel investment within the North West business community.


Disruptive 2D mass spectrometry spin-out secures seed investment

Verdel Instruments Ltd - a spin-out company of the University of Warwick UK – has developed new disruptive two-dimensional mass spectrometry (2DMS) technology and raised seed investment of over £230,000 from Longwall Ventures and Innovate UK.

 


Minerva Business Angels help tech start-up Tended secure a million-pound investment deal

Minerva, the business angel network which is part of University of Warwick Science Park, has played a vital role in helping Lincoln-based tech start-up Tended access the funds and know-how needed to take its intelligent safety solutions to the next level. Tended secured a total of £935,000 through Minerva Business Angels, including a single investment of £810,000 from Blackfinch Ventures. They went on to secure a further £221,000 from innovate UK, taking the total raised to £1.15m.  

Tue 21 May 2019, 12:15 | Tags: Business, Minerva, Regional Issues, Business Members

Shanghai’s biggest UK university careers fair welcomes Apple, PayPal & Tesla

The largest UK university careers fair in Shanghai – co-led by the University of Warwick – welcomed over 1,200 students and major global companies such as Apple, PayPal and Tesla today (2 April 2019).


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