Thursday 19 January, 2017 Secures £8m Investment from Halfords

Partnership with Halfords will transform the tyre fitting industry.

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Wednesday 30 November, 2016

WE'RE HIRING! Investment Team Associate

True Capital is looking for an Investment Team Associate to join its growing team.

You have the opportunity to become the 6th member of the investment team in our rapidly expanding private equity firm. We are looking for an extremely talented, highly motivated, entrepreneurially minded finance professional who has the ambition and confidence to play a key role in helping to establish True Capital as the pre-eminent investor within retail and consumer.

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Monday 3 October, 2016

True Capital Acquires The Cotswold Company

True Capital has announced the majority acquisition of Blackbird Retail Holdings, owner of one of the UK’s largest online furniture retailers, The Cotswold Company.

The firm will partner with the existing management team to lead the company through its next stage of growth, using its sector specialist expertise to accelerate online growth, expand product and category ranges and increase The Cotswold Company’s showroom footprint across the UK.

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Friday 24 June, 2016

True Capital's Response to the EU Referendum Result: An Opportunity

Overall, and as reflected by public markets’ initial reaction to the realisation of Brexit, the UK’s decision to leave the EU brings a range of risks, in some cases material, to businesses exposed to UK consumers. We set out below a range of factors which we consider to be most relevant and which, we believe, should be at the forefront of business leaders’ minds in creating and delivering strategies to confront our changed circumstances.

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Monday 23 May, 2016

PORTFOLIO UPDATE: Ribble Cycles launches offer in Australia in bid to become 'global brand'

Retail Week reports: Ribble Cycles is expanding its offer to Australia, its first international market, as part of a bid to become a “global brand”.


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Friday 6 May, 2016

TRUE INSIGHTS: The Changing Face of Retail Talent

In the run up to the future of retail and consumer conference R:evolution, Europe’s only industry-specific accelerator, TrueStart, are exploring hot topics that our industry is facing today.

In our final analysis we discuss the changing profile of a career in retail.

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Friday 29 April, 2016

TRUE INSIGHTS: How to find the next big thing in technological innovation

In the run up to the future of retail and consumer conference R:evolution, Europe's only industry-specific accelerator, TrueStart, are exploring hot topics that our industry is facing today.

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Friday 15 April, 2016

TRUE INSIGHTS: Innovation is the key to improved retail performance

In the run-up to the future of retail and consumer conference R:evolution, TrueStart's Head of Retail, Mike Tattersall, explores innovation in retail today.

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Thursday 14 April, 2016

The DNA of the Future Retail CEO

The World Retail Congress and Green Park in association with TrueStart have created a thought-provoking and comprehensive report, “The DNA of the Future Retail CEO”, mapping out a necessary transition from today’s skill sets amongst senior retailers to those required in the year 2020.

True Capital's Advisory Committee member and Chairman for Debenhams, Sir Ian Cheshire, introduces the report.

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Thursday 7 April, 2016

TRUE INSIGHTS: Shifting demographics and the end of lifetime retail loyalty

Retail Week Article published 31 March 2016
In the run-up to the future of retail and consumer conference R:evolution, business accelerator TrueStart explores hot topics retailers face. Matt Truman, True Capital

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Thursday 7 April, 2016

PORTFOLIO UPDATE: Tyres on the Drive speeds to success at Northern Tech Awards

Mobile tyre-fitting specialist Tyres on the Drive has won the Judges’ Award for Leadership at this year’s Northern Tech Awards in Liverpool.

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Thursday 25 February, 2016

New CEO and CDO in double appointment for Ribble Cycles

New hires to significantly strengthen the presence of the brand.

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Sunday 22 November, 2015

True Capital successfully closes its 2015 buyout fund and makes first acquisition

In addition, Sir Ian Cheshire and Terry Duddy set to join True Capital’s advisory board.

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Sunday 22 November, 2015

True Capital completes the Acquisition of Ribble Cycles

True Capital, the retail and consumer sector specialist investor, today announces the acquisition of Cyclesport North Ltd.

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Tuesday 3 November, 2015

German Retail Blog on TrueStart’s Innovation Hub

Matt Truman is a former investment banker with a mission.

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Monday 7 April, 2014

True Capital Closes $5M Fund For Retail And Consumer Startups Put Through Its TrueStart Accelerator

From TechCrunch on April 7, 2014.

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Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Analysis: Innovation is a retail buzzword – but what does it really mean?

From Retail Week on March 11, 2014.

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Wednesday 26 February, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Unique Materials Sciences & Design Startup First To Join TrueStart Victoria Hub

New retail and consumer innovation hub unveils T H E U N S E E N as first entrant

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Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Former City duo start retail academy

From The Telegraph on January 21, 2014

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