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Anusheh Khan

July 2, 2021

Manufacturing and Industrial H121 Valuation

Polestar’s latest report spotlights the UK manufacturing and industrial sector for H121, aggregate sector valuations and private market activity. We…

Anusheh Khan

June 30, 2021

Bitten by the bug: the next novel super food?

When I think of the word ‘super food’, products like avocados, kale, and broccoli are ones that come to mind….

Anusheh Khan

June 30, 2021

ESG – This season’s colour is green

As an analyst at Polestar, one of my roles is to write proposals for prospect clients. The area of focus…

Anusheh Khan

May 27, 2021

Software and Technology H121 Valuation

This report spotlights the UK software and technology sector for H1 21, aggregate sector valuations and private market activity. We…

Anusheh Khan

April 29, 2021

Edtech and its impact on environmental sustainability

As lockdown nears its end in the UK, many children have gone back to school and university students are returning…

Anusheh Khan

April 29, 2021

Food and Leisure Q121 Valuation

This report spotlights the UK food and leisure sector for Q1 21, aggregate sector valuations and private market activity. We…

Anusheh Khan

March 31, 2021

Healthcare and Education Q121′ Valuation

This report spotlights the UK healthcare and education sector for Q1 2021, aggregate sector valuations and private market activity. We…

Richard Hall

March 24, 2021

People Value – Case Study

People Value is a well-performing Human Capital Management (HCM) business built on a solid technology platform, with quality recurring revenues…

Chris Roberts

March 24, 2021

Polestar Propels People Value and Ethos with senior debt growth facility

Polestar, the full-service Corporate Finance boutique, has successfully advised Ethos Partners and Management on a debt raise through Harwood Capital to…

Shaan Bharwani

January 29, 2021

Business Services Q420′ Valuation Spotlight

This report spotlights the UK Business Services sector for Q4-2020, aggregate sector valuations and private market activity. We have summarised…

Chris Roberts

January 28, 2021

COVID driving innovation in manufacturing….

In a similar way that COVID-19 has forced a new work from home dynamic, for many in the business services…

Charlie Whelan

October 2, 2020

Is Chiken Licken right? Probably not

This week I spent a couple of days in London, I got on to an empty train, witnessed an desolate…

Charlie Whelan

September 1, 2020

The Pilot, August 2020 – Back to school? Hopefully for HM Treasury

‘Back to school’ means different things to different people. For my youngest, it means seeing his friends at school for…

Chris Roberts

June 29, 2020

Maximise profits with excellent employee engagement

There is a trend of employers playing a greater role in their employees’ financial, physical health and mental well-being, which…

Chris Roberts

May 29, 2020

Energy & Positivity in the face of adversity…..

Given the circumstances that have impacted people, friends, family and businesses around the globe, you can’t fail to admire the…

Charlie Whelan

April 7, 2020

Polestar Advises on Sale of Double First

We are delighted to announce that Polestar has advised the shareholders of Double First Limited, one of the world’s leading…

Oliver Hoade

February 27, 2020

Maximise Your Value: Gain Clarity

As a shareholder, you may well have attended seminars outlining how to sell a business, how to maximise value, or…

Richard Hall

February 27, 2020

An unhackable Internet?

A bold claim, but one of 10 technological breakthroughs showcased in MIT’s 2020 report, alongside the promise of personalised medicine,…

Richard Hall

November 27, 2019

Wake up and smell the coffee!

Good to see another new tech idea attracting investment to take it to the next stage. Bio-bean takes used coffee…

Charlie Whelan

August 21, 2019

Delivering innovation in the ‘healthy ageing’ market

Polestar is working with a number of businesses providing products and services aimed at a growing demographic – which we…

Charlie Whelan

April 11, 2019

PE firm launches new business with simultaneous investments

We are often told by Private Equity firms that they wish to invest in new fast growing tech sectors but…

Charlie Whelan

March 21, 2019

Exports rise in spite of Brexit woes

Its great to see that many UK manufacturers are thriving despite the background mood music.  Private equity and lenders are…

Charlie Whelan

February 5, 2019

Ready to flip the switch on sales growth?

YFM’s Partner, Charlie Robinson, was recently asked “Where the real value lies between Sales and Technology?”.  This is what he…

Charlie Whelan

February 5, 2019

Edtech looking to a bright future

Here is more evidence for an exciting future for Edtech. In common with many software sectors it knows no boundaries…

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