Investments

MBU has raised, managed, and invested over £350m of capital. Away from the current bank acquisition, MBU has earmarked an additional £200m of fully funded investments over the next 12 months.

MBU has been focused on building a solid foundation by operating in different industries. This has provided a thorough understanding of the challenges faced by like-minded entrepreneurs operating across a spectrum of industries.

Our core investment sectors:

  • Real Estate
  • Education
  • Venture Capital
  • Technology
  • Natural Resources
  • Financial & Banking Services
  • Corporate Finance & Advisory
MBU has raised, managed, and invested over
£350m+
Family offices, with a net wealth of between
£25-£100m+
New Natural Resources business where MBU intends to invest circa
£10m+
over the next 6 months

Our Recent Investments

Acquired and operated a portfolio of 46 schools and 2universities in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. MBU exited this portfolioin September 2018.

Acquired and operated a leading private university in Nigeria for a period of 18 months. MBU exited this investment in January 2020.

Seed investor in a asset inspection and intelligent asset management software. Hybird automatically consolidates and optimises visual asset inspection data to streamline drone and robotic inspections, using the power of novel computer vision algorithms for automation

MBU is in the process of acquiring an operating mining asset in the US. The asset is a high-vol metallurgical coal mining operation which forms part of the natural resources low carbon strategy.

Global investment house MBU Capital has completed the sale and acquisition of the former headquarters of Addison Lee near Euston station, for £25.7m. The property at 17-37 William Road, NW1, was put on the market by a private family office back in 2018.

Participated in the Seed and Series A funding round at Sheildpay. The company provides escrow, paying agent and third-party managed account services to leading law firms, lenders, market places, fintech and legaltech businesses.

Escape Hunt plc (AIM: ESC), a leading operator of escape rooms in the fast-growing experiential leisure sector, was pleased to announce the successful completion of a private placement conducted by way of an accelerated book build process.

Part of the SimplyPayMe Group, MBU took place in the seed investment round of SmartTrade app which provides seamless payments, invoicing and software solutions for businesses, through your smartphone. 100% cloud-based, with low transaction rates and free subscription plans available, their aim is to make SME’s business working life simpler.

MBU is a leading investor in the innovative international paint company which uses nanotechnology to let paints and coatings do what was only possible in science fiction. The nano composite utilises the properties of multi elements to significantly enhance the physical properties to make them fire resistant and provide anti-viral protection.

A centralised platform for tourists to book tickets to the most popular attractions, activities and experiences in-destination. Instant confirmation, live availability and 100% mobile friendly. Leveraging the easy brand which already services over 100 million customers per year across the travel and tourism industry.

Centenary court  under management of MBU Asset Management Business. We manage this sort of assets on behalf of family offices and our close network. MBU has great origination and financial structuring skills and they get involved in asset management type of businesses only if they can add value.

Part of the Corporate Finance & Investments division, MBU has strategically advised, fundraised and participated in several start up tech companies and helped them through their equity or debt raise, Through our exclusive network of family offices and high net worth individual contacts, MBU has successfully led and co-invested in game changing businesses such as Timealy, Chat Infinite and MiiCare.

MBU acquisition of prime Grade A office commercial building. Prominent location on Quorum Business Park approximately 4 miles north east of Newcastle city centres. Let out to AAA covenant, where in 2018 Synnex Corporation had revenues of US$ 20.1 billion and an adjusted EBITDA US$ 776 million.

As part of the Asset Management and Real Estate Acquisitions team, Tyne River House comprises a self-contained purpose-built Grade A office building extending to 2,786 sq m (29,999 sq ft) over ground, first and second floors. The building benefits from an impressive specification following a £2.35m refurbishment.

Asset managed by MBU since 2016 on behalf of a substantial Middle Eastern family office, Barnwood commercial property (30,000sq ft Grade A Offices) has been strategically managed to protect the client's asset, maximise returns, re-gear leases and add value, mindful of the needs of the landlord, the tenant and the property itself.