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Atomico (UK) Partners LLP

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Investment policy

SG 01. RI policy and coverage

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01.1. Indicate if you have an investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach.

01.2. Indicate the components/types and coverage of your policy.

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Policy components/types

Coverage by AUM

          Outlines, RI principles and commitments

01.3. Indicate if the investment policy covers any of the following

01.4. Describe your organisation’s investment principles and overall investment strategy, interpretation of fiduciary (or equivalent) duties,and how they consider ESG factors and real economy impact.

Atomico invests in companies based on the following criteria:

  1. Geography: Developed markets of Europe, and opportunistically in North America.
  2. Stage: The core focus of investments is Series A and Series B. In addition, Atomico will seek to make later stage venture (Series C+) opportunities where Atomico can utilise our proprietary access and insights, and where there is still significant upside potential.
  3. Sector: We invest across the technology industry.
  4. Strong Founders with a Clear Mission
  5. Potential Category Leaders: Atomico will seek to invest in companies with sustainable business models, long term vision, and the potential to become leaders in a category with defensible competitive advantages. 
  6. Companies with Responsible Principles: Atomico seeks to make investments in companies that have a neutral or positive impact on the environment, society and planet. Atomico also seeks to back founders and companies that embody ethical principles, sustainable and responsible growth, and that embrace diversity.

Atomico has also established a “Values Scorecard” that is integrated into the investment review process as part of our due diligence process. The Values scorecard seeks to review and analyse ESG-related factors for prospective investments.

01.5. Provide a brief description of the key elements, any variations or exceptions to your investment policy that covers your responsible investment approach. [Optional]

ATOMICO’s RI approach is based on the following principles:

·       Respect for the internationally proclaimed human rights principles;

·       Equal opportunity independent of gender or race;

·       Freedom of association and the right to bargain collectively;

·       Working conditions which health and safety standards;

·       Promotion of environmental responsibility; and

·       Implementation of anti-corruption guidelines.

01.6. Additional information [Optional].


SG 01 CC. Climate risk (Private)

SG 02. Publicly available RI policy or guidance documents


02.1. Indicate which of your investment policy documents (if any) are publicly available. Provide a URL and an attachment of the document.

Other, specify (1) description

          Outlines, RI principles and commitments


02.2. Indicate if any of your investment policy components are publicly available. Provide URL and an attachment of the document.

02.3. Additional information [Optional].

We also make our Responsible Investment Policy available to our investors. 

SG 03. Conflicts of interest

03.1. Indicate if your organisation has a policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

03.2. Describe your policy on managing potential conflicts of interest in the investment process.

Any potential conflict of interest will be addressed with the Advisory Board and certain potential conflicts of interest are further described in the Fund’s confidential Private Placement Memorandum.

We have a conflicts of interest policy and conflicts of interest are referenced in our Compliance Manual and Code of Ethics manuals.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

SG 04. Identifying incidents occurring within portfolios (Private)