RHEON LABS is a London-based international advanced materials technology business focusing on energy control and impact resistance. The RHEON technology combines highly strain rate sensitive polymers with a range of functional geometries, generative design techniques, manufacturing process know-how and garment integration expertise.

RHEON Labs

LGB’S INVESTOR NETWORK LEVERAGED TO PROVIDE RHEON WITH GROWTH EQUITY

RHEON LABS was introduced to LGB Corporate Finance in order to access growth capital providers and secure funding to commercialise the IP Dr. Daniel Plant had developed over 15 years. LGB was able to leverage its investor relationships to introduce knowledgeable and relevant equity capital providers to support the company’s next stage of growth.

PIONEER OF INGREDIENT TECHNOLOGY FOR ENERGY CONTROL

Originally developed to deliver impact protection for the body and head in extreme sports, the technology is equally applicable across a wide range of sectors. It can control energy of any magnitude and frequency – from small constant vibrations to life threatening single impacts at ballistic speeds. The RHEON technology platform has been developed over 15 years by Dr. Daniel Plant, the company’s founder and CTO, and is backed by a globally protected IP portfolio. Dr. Plant is a recognised world authority on the latest approaches to all forms of impact testing and helmet construction. RHEON LABS works with leading sportswear and sports equipment brands to build custom solutions to enhance the performance, comfort and protection of their products. Existing customers include FLY Racing and RuRoc, highly innovative motorcycle and ski helmet brands respectively.

LGB’S EXTENSIVE INSIGHT AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE PRIVATE GROWTH CAPITAL LANDSCAPE QUICKLY HELPED SECURE FUNDING OVER THE TARGETED £5M RAISE

LGB Corporate Finance worked with RHEON LABS extensively on the articulation of its investment proposition and strategy for the capital raise. This included an assessment of the most appropriate forms and sources of capital, valuation, structure and terms. The funding will enable the accelerated commercialisation of RHEON LABS’s patented technology in Europe and North America, where it is experiencing strong growth as its technology becomes recognised as the global standard for impact resistance and energy control.

Key facts

£7m

LGB Corporate Finance advised on a £7 million Series A equity capital raise for RHEON LABS

“We are delighted to have completed this capital raise, which sees RHEON LABS exceed the target amount, on simple terms attracting a unique and prestigious group of private investors. We very much look forward to working with our new backers to capitalise on the exciting opportunities facing the company right now.

Stephen Bates
CEO of RHEON Labs