We invest in enterprise with real potential, run by ambitious people, helping them overcome challenges and develop their business.

About Quilam

At Quilam, we provide flexible investment for ventures that excite us. Combining targeted financial solutions with expert guidance and advice, we work alongside our clients, helping them overcome challenges and accelerate their business performance.

Our core team has over 30 years’ combined sector experience, encompassing Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley, RBS and Shawbrook, and a leading track-record of investment, making us the go-to speciality finance partner. We’ve completed over 100 transactions across the investment spectrum.

The team are proud to have built two market-leading lending franchises from scratch, deploying capital at both senior and mezzanine levels, we’ve executed transactions across eight countries and multiple asset classes. Our wider management team also offers corporate finance and operational expertise to provide a full range of private equity services and executive support.

With a focus on long-term relationships, we only get involved with businesses in which we see great potential. Client chemistry is critical, and we actively seek out those ventures where we see an opportunity for collaboration, understanding, and shared success.

At Quilam we recognise that each funding requirement is different and so by providing tailored capital solutions we aim to offer a unique package to businesses we support.

Marc Sefton, Partner

Our values


We are partners, not funders. We invest in enterprises with real potential, run by ambitious people, helping them overcome challenges and develop their business.

Plain speaking

We are straight talking, saying no when we need to and yes when we want to.  Our no-nonsense approach ensures clarity at all times and helps position clients for future success.


Every business opportunity is different. We are fast and flexible in our response, structuring transactions that will meet the needs of entrepreneurs and management teams.


We’re forensic with data, combining our deep experience and obsession with detail to identify risks and opportunities ahead of others.

The team

Our team offers a wealth of experience and expertise drawn from banking, corporate finance, private equity and operations. Read more

What we do

We provide bespoke capital structure solutions, expert advice, and partnership to clients in the speciality finance sector. Read more

Our Portfolio

We have extensive knowledge and experience of deploying capital and building specialist lending platforms in the UK and Europe. Read more