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Universities UK’s response to HM Treasury’s consultation Financing Growth in Innovative Firms

Consultations and responses
25 September 2017

Response front pageThis paper represents our response to HM Treasury’s consultation ‘Financing growth in innovative firms’.

We support the review’s goal to catalyse patient capital as an asset class that offers attractive risk adjusted returns to investors, and welcome its recognition of the importance of university spinouts.

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Blog

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HM Treasury

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