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Overview

Seraphim Space Investment Trust invests in early and growth stage Space Tech companies that have the potential to dominate globally and that are sector leaders with first mover advantages in areas such as climate, communications, mobility and cyber security.

The Company listed on the Premium Segment of the London Stock Exchange on 14 July 2021, following an oversubscribed IPO raising £178.4 million. It currently has exposure to 17 Space Tech companies and has agreed to acquire investments in a further two companies by 31 December 2021.

Seraphim Space Investment Trust is managed by Seraphim Space (Manager) LLP.

 www.seraphim.vc

Directors

  • Will Whitehorn (Non-Exec Chair): ex Director Virgin Group and President of Virgin Galactic until 2010. President of UKSpace, the trade body that represents the space industry in the UK.
  • Mark Boggett (CEO):Venture capitalist with a focus on disruptive technology and new industry formation. Co-founded the Seraphim Space Fund. Ex director at YFM Equity Partners.
  • Rob Desborough (Partner in Seraphim Space Fund): Partner in the Seraphim Space Fund and CEO of Seraphim Space Camp, now one of the world’s leading accelerator programmes for Space Tech start-ups, which he launched in 2018.
  • James Bruegger (CIO): Co-founder and CIO of Seraphim. Primary responsibility for building Seraphim Space Fund’s portfolio.
  • NED’s: Sue Inglis, Christina McComb

Peer Group

  • Procure Space ETF (NASDAQ:UFO)
  • Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc (NYSE:SPCE)
  • Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL)
  • Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB)

Major Shareholders

Directors
William Whitehorn- 0.06%
Sue Inglis – 0.03%
Christina McComb – 0.01%

Others
Brewin Dolphin – 11.05%
British Business Finance Ltd – 9.70%
RBC Dominion Securities – 7.01%
Schroder & Co – 6.48%
Raymond James – 3.60%
Hargreaves Lansdown – 3.39%

Macro Indicators

www.gov.uk (Sep 2021): “Bold new strategy to fuel UK’s world-class space sector”

“Government unveils new plans to strengthen the UK as a world class space nation:” New plans to strengthen the UK as a world class space nation by firing up its multibillion-pound space industry have been set out in a National Space Strategy launched today. From connecting people with their friends and family and monitoring climate to helping farmers to manage their crops, space plays a pivotal role in our daily lives, and is a vital part of the UK economy, worth over £16 billion per year.”

Media Coverage

Investment Week: Seraphim Space IT raises £180m in oversubscribed IPO (July 2021)
“The Seraphim Space investment trust has raised £178.4m via its initial issue of ordinary shares, following the announcement of its IPO on the 11 June.”

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