DNV is an independent assurance and risk management provider, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry standards, and inspires and invents solutions. Whether assessing a new ship design, qualifying technology for a floating wind farm, analysing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to manage technological and regulatory complexity with confidence. Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps its customers seize opportunities and tackle the risks arising from global transformations. DNV is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.
Origin Capital invests in early-stage unquoted businesses and smaller quoted companies, whilst also contributing significant strategic/operating experience to its portfolio of companies. Most companies in the portfolio have a technology focus, for example high-value manufacturing, life sciences, software and IT and communications infrastructure. Origin also has interests and experience in financial services and since it began investing in 2007, has invested in approximately 40 businesses. Transactions typically range from £50k to £2m, with pre-money valuations of £200k – £10m.