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The Isle of Man’s Ever-Growing Economy

Company: Bramden Investments Address: 2nd Floor Capital House, Circular Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1AG Phone: +44 (0)1624 654 050 Web: www.bramden.com

The Isle of Man's Ever-Growing Economy Bramden Investments was founded in 2006 as the Private Equity arm of the DLA Group and is now a worldwide operator of companies spanning multiple online and offline markets. Bramden is an Isle of Man based Private Equity firm with a refreshingly different approach to Investment. The firm invest in people and their ideas to help them create successful and dynamic businesses. Whether it’s a start-up, management buy-out or outright acquisition Brandem invest their financial capital, expertise and resources into businesses where there is significant opportunity for value creation and value enhancement. The firm’s history lies in start-up ventures. Many of the businesses within their existing portfolio started life as ideas, which have since grown into profitable companies. With a portfolio of cash generative businesses, Bramden is ideally placed in the current capital restrained markets to take advantage of opportunities where others cannot. The firm also has a wide range of additional skills, including working with firms on acquisitions. When it comes to business acquisitions, Bramden’s skill is in speed and efficiency of process.

Using their extended network of in-house specialists, the firm swiftly build up a detailed understanding of the business offering and the possibilities for future growth and value enhancement. With access to their own “War Chest” of capital and short reporting lines, the company avoid a drawn out credit or investment approval process. On a number of occasions they have seen multi-million pound acquisitions progress from initial enquiry to completion in less than a month. However their real strength lies in the postinvestment activity that leads to value creation and enhancement. As a “hands-on” investor the firm don’t just sit back and wait to receive the next monthly report or accounts. Bramdem take pride in getting involved with the business and working in true partnership with the management team. They invest capital, infrastructure and expertise into every business. Their team will be there to share the difficult decisions and ultimately find and seize the opportunities that will result in shareholder value enhancement.

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