Tom Hopkins: Maintaining patience on capital

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Tom Hopkins: "While the UK is a world leader in areas such as university R&D, it is competing against countries where the level of patient capital is that much greater."
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Tom Hopkins: "While the UK is a world leader in areas such as university R&D, it is competing against countries where the level of patient capital is that much greater."

It is vital that recent high-profile concerns over funds with illiquid holdings do not  discourage policymakers and regulators from addressing the patient capital - and equity gap - problem in the UK, writes Tom Hopkins

The modern industrial strategy launched back in 2017 has put innovation - and, in particular, university spin-out research and development (R&D) - at the forefront of positioning the UK in the wake of...

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