Fourth Ventures is part of Innovation Capital Advisors, a boutique corporate finance firm and advisory business that was established in 2013 and focuses on raising equity and debt capital for early stage and growth companies as well as providing strategic advice to senior executives.
The founder of Innovation Capital Advisors is Simon Ramery, an experienced investment banker and entrepreneur who prior to establishing ICA Simon was the Ex-Head of Capital Advisory at Cavendish Corporate Finance. At Cavendish Simon closed a number of ground breaking deals in education and technology, finding investment for businesses from Private equity, Venture capital, Ultra-High Net worth individuals/Family Offices and Corporates.
Prior to joining Cavendish Simon spent over 15 years working in investment banking focused on providing leveraged finance to support private equity firms to acquire or expand companies. Simon worked on deals in a wide range of sectors and notable transactions he closed were the £817m public to private of Matalan plc and the £750m public to private of Big Food Group (Booker and Iceland Foods).
Simon is also the Co-Founder of The Wealth Mosaic, the global digital marketplace & intelligence resource for the wealth & asset management sector, and was until recently a member of the Lay Council at Keele University. Simon has also held a range of non-executive directorships and board observer positions in a range of companies at seed and early stages, as well as established corporates.