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James Stoddart

Bestport Ventures

London, UK

Managing Partner

Bestport Ventures

James Stoddart


James Stoddart is Founder and Managing Partner of Bestport Ventures, a UK based private equity fund manager. James has over 20 years' experience investing in unquoted opportunities in the UK.

Prior to this, James worked and gained valuable operating experience, running turnaround situations across a variety of sectors with Postern.

His earlier career was spent with Hutchison Whampoa in Hong Kong and Oppenheimer in New York.

James Stoddart’s Newsfeed

11 May 2017
Bestport Capital Completes MBO of Nu-Heat UK Limited

Bestport Capital (“Bestport”), has completed the MBO of underfloor heating specialist Nu-Heat UK Limited (“Nu-Heat”), backing the management team to acquire the business from the founder shareholders. Nu-Heat has grown strongly in recent years to become a £15m turnover business. The deal was concluded with equity from Bestport Capital and a unitranche debt facility from Beechbrook Capital.

James Stoddart’s Background

Managing Partner
Mar 2005 - Present
London, UK
Bestport is an FCA registered fund management firm investing in growth capital and smaller buyout opportunities in the UK. Bestport manages a variety of different funds. James sits on the Board of several businesses, including Creditcall, Snaptrip and Dot net solutions.
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Stonesfield Capital
Managing Director
May 2003 - Present
London, UK
Stonesfield Capital is an FCA registered fund management business. It provides capital, advice and management expertise to fast growing UK businesses.
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James Stoddart’s Education

1985 - 1988
1979 - 1983