Accelerator Directory / West Coast Capital Limited

Business Description

"Founded in 2001 West Coast Capital (WCC) is the private investment vehicle of Sir Tom Hunter and his family.

Our capital is committed and long term – patient capitalism if you will, where some investments are beyond fifteen year windows for exit.

The overall investment approach is straightforward focusing on retail (brands, bricks and mortar and e-commerce), property and technology.

We avoid start-ups – though never say never – but facilitate their growth through founding support for Entrepreneurial Spark, the world’s largest free business accelerator for early stage and growing investments.

West Coast Capital is a hands-on investor, working closely with management teams, adding value without second guessing those who know more than us. Previous deals include public to private transactions, venture capital investments and growth capital, together with some distressed debt opportunities which came along. Our overall transaction values are in the billions.

Our typical deal size would be those where the equity requirement is between £3m and £20m. Life is full of exceptions.


• ORDERDYNAMICS- provides digital commerce solutions for retailers and brands allowing them to accelerate online revenue growth and unify Omni-Channel commerce operations.
• WINCHBURGH VILLAGE - one of the UK’s largest residential and mixed use developments on the outskirts of Edinburgh. …over time more than 3,450 new houses will be built
• SECURE INCOME REIT PLC - portfolio of high quality property assets generating very long term secure income from exceptional tenants including Merlin Entertainments and Ramsay Healthcare.
• The portfolio includes some of the UK’s top visitor attractions including Madame Tussauds and Alton Towers, together with twenty one private hospitals.
• ONZO provides state of art data analytics for utility companies to engage their customers in understanding and managing their energy use by providing predictive, actionable and valuable insight from complex data.
• SAMSARA CAPITAL - $100m Samsara Indian Opportunity Fund which is developing over 12,000,000 ft2 of industrial and residential property across 9 projects in India alongside our local partners.
• DYNAMICACTION is a cloud based predictive analytics company focuses retail industry. Based in Silicon Valley.
• TVSQUARED, founded in 2012 in Scotland, offers a same-day TV Attribution advanced algorithmic platform that measures the impact of TV advertising on sales"

Registered Address

Marathon House Olympic Business Park
Drybridge Road

Contact Details

Previous Names

PACIFIC SHELF 1001 LIMITED 2000-10-24 - 2001-02-02

Key Data

8775 Specialty Finance
Company Number
Private Limited Company
Company Age
19 years
October 24, 2000
Nature of Business
74990 - Non-trading company non trading
Year End
March 31
Accounts Due
March 31, 2021
Latest Accounts
March 31, 2019

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