Investment Approach

About Coralinn Private Equity

We are passionate about our every investment and our commitment to build industry leaders.

Founded in 2010, Coralinn is the investment vehicle of Hugh Stewart and other like-minded investors with the shared philosophy of building value and long-term investment.

With a focus on investment potential in Scotland, Coralinn is strategically located in Livingston which is easily accessible to both Edinburgh and Glasgow. We are dedicated to leveraging our substantial experience across international frontiers, helping our investment companies to achieve global success. Our team has a proven track record for achieving significant growth for companies not just in Scotland and the UK but also in North America, Asia and Europe.

Coralinn’s primary objective is to help companies reach their full potential and create long-term success. With the energy and expertise essential to guide growth, we maximise the value added to each company and deliver the maximum return to owners, staff and investors.

Coralinn’s currently invests in companies covering a wide spectrum of business activities. To find out more about these companies please visit our portfolio section.

Our Competitive Strengths


We have a proven track record for helping companies achieve significant growth; view our portfolio of investments and read their testimonials.

The Coralinn team have a strong reputation and operational, financial and management expertise across a broad range of sectors. Find out more about our team and their experience here.

Integrated Platform

We promote integration and sharing of ideas between our portfolio investment companies who often work together, utilising their complimentary skills in areas such as business consulting advice, digital marketing services and PR publicity.

This sharing of resources across disciplines adds to Coralinn’s industry knowledge strength and helps the growth of companies in the early stages of development.

Strong Network

We have a well-connected and extensive network within Scotland and around the world. Our strong connections with organisations such as Scottish Enterprise and major banks ensure vital access to a range of financial assistance.

Coralinn has good connections with the UK press and media and will leverage the necessary publicity needed to help launch a developing business.


Coralinn believes in its every investment and has the vision to harness success. We don’t limit ourselves to specific investment areas, giving us scope to invest in wherever we see potential.

We consider innovative vision to be of great importance and seek to invest in the future.

Scottish Enterprise is delighted to work with a number of the Coralinn portfolio of companies to support their growth ambitions.

- Jacquie Edwards, Account Manager, Scottish Enterprise