Celebrating Return Fund #5’s first investment: Mentor Group

We are really pleased to announce that Return Fund #5 has made its first investment: Mentor Group. Our first transaction for the new Fund is a £2m initial secondary investment with a further primary tranche to follow later this year in Mentor Group, a leading supplier of sales transformation services and technology. Mentor enables customers to drive measurable and sustainable improvements in the performance of their salespeople [...]

2021-03-15T11:03:34+00:00March 12th, 2021|Categories: Acquisition, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Return Fund #5

Shackleton Ventures, the specialist direct secondaries venture investor, has launched its fifth fund, the Shackleton Ruffena Return #5 Limited Partnership,  “Return Fund #5”, and will continue its proven strategy of investing in secondaries-led transactions that has resulted in each of its first four funds achieving top quartile performance. The fund is a collaboration between Shackleton and Ruffena Capital – a tie-up that substantially strengthens the [...]

2021-03-15T11:00:15+00:00March 7th, 2021|Categories: Funding, News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |


The BBC reports today, February 11th, that a team of Antarctic scientists has started its search for Sir Earnest Shackleton's lost ship the Endurance: The team broke through thick pack-ice on Sunday to reach the vessel's last known position in the Weddell Sea. Robotic submersibles will now spend the next few days scouring the ocean floor for the maritime icon. Shackleton and his crew had [...]

2019-02-11T23:34:51+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |
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