Bristows advises Abingdon Health on £1.5m funding round


Abingdon is a UK-based diagnostics group specialising in ‘point of care’ tests, to diagnose disease in humans, animals and plants, and to measure drugs, hormones and other biomarkers in a range of sample types. Founded in 2008 the company employs around 40 people and also has operations in Birmingham and York.

On 18 January 2019 Abingdon closed a funding round with NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance (managed by Mercia Fund Managers and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund) raising total gross proceeds of approximately £1.5m.

Members of the Bristows corporate team that advised on this transaction included:

Senior Associate Julia Cockcroft also provided tax advice to Abingdon.

The announcement of the funding has been reported online:

For more information about the legal aspects of funding please contact our corporate team.

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