About Apater Capital

The modern iteration of Private Equity

Experienced Execution & Genuine Innovation

Apater Capital is a Private Equity house of innovation industry excellence and comprehensive corporate governance experience based in Leeds, Yorkshire.

The firm’s Senior Managing Partner, Operational Leadership and Non-Executive Directors are sourced from the UK’s Largest Banks, PLCs, Accountancy Firms, Investment Funds and Government Development Agencies.

Our investment portfolio is completely Fourth Industrial Revolution centric. They are underpinned by ventures in sector leading innovation companies covering Social Commerce, Financial Services Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and Transformative Health Technology Services.

We are the modern iteration of Private Equity.

Let's Talk

About how we combine the insight and contacts of experience with world leading fourth industrial revolution based innovation to unlock value.

Ricky Delandro

Senior Managing Partner

Ricky founded innovation focused Private Equity house Apater Capital and became the Senior Managing Partner in 2019. 

Louisa Pavis

Chief Operating Officer

Louisa joined Apater Capital as Chief Operating Officer, to make things happen across the investment portfolio and for advisory clients. 

Our Businesses

We are passionate about the Fourth Industrial Revolution, so it is no surprise we are drawn to entrepreneurs with disruptive ideas that are going to change the way we live and work.  We like nothing better than investing in and partnering with sector leading innovation companies to accelerate their ideas.  Our investment portfolio covers Social Commerce, Financial Services Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and Transformative Health Technology Services.  

Want to accelerate an idea?

If you have a good idea and want to talk about how Apater can accelerate it into a great idea, please fill in the enquiry form or contact one of us directly.

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.
Steve Jobs

American inventor, designer and entrepreneur who was the Co-founder, Chief Executive and Chairman of Apple Computer

The UK has seen an explosion of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) over the past 10 years, bringing with it a love for supporting brave entrepreneurs, innovative start-ups and high street boutiques.
Everyone has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Original and useful leadership guidance is tough to produce at the best of times.

Our Office

No. 1 Aire Street
Leeds
LS1 4PR

  • +44 (0) 113 457 0051

St Nicholas House
31‑34 High Street
Bristol
BS1 2AW

  • +44 (0) 117 315 8502

The Stanley Building
7 Pancras Square
London
N1C 4AG

  • +44 (0) 203 897 6702