Lazarus Consulting, the award-winning UK-based tech and media focused boutique advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to TIME-TO-FIND Limited (“TIME-TO-FIND”), owner of www.timetofind.com, the luxury Swiss watch comparison website, on its seven-figure ‘airtime-for-equity’ deal with BBC Studios-owned broadcaster UKTV via the company’s multi-million-pound investment fund, UKTV Ventures.
Lazarus Consulting has recently secured over £80m of investment offers for its clients across tech, media and retail sectors.
Steve Lazarus, CEO of Lazarus Consulting, said: “We are delighted to have advised TIME-TO-FIND, the luxury Swiss watch comparison site on this successful funding round, which included an investment from UKTV Ventures, a further strategic investment from a syndicate of High Net Worth investors and the launch this month of a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs (www.seedrs.com/timetofind). Our extensive tech, media and retail network of investors and partners, married with our industry expertise helped to deliver much needed growth capital to this exciting, fast growing business. Lazarus Consulting is uniquely positioned to support businesses such as TIME-TO-FIND as the post Covid19 digital transformation of the retail sector steps up a pace.”
Tony Quinn, CEO of TIME-TO-FIND, said: “Lazarus Consulting really delivered for us – they helped us to source and close funding from a strategic corporate investor, alongside other investors. They are a trusted business adviser and I would recommend them without hesitation.”
TIME-TO-FIND is the world’s first and only global marketplace for luxury Swiss watches supplied directly to consumers by brand authorised retailers. The company helps consumers locate the watch they want from a large retail network, made up exclusively of brand authorised stockists.
Formed in 2017 by key executives from the management team behind Rotary Watches, the business was soft launched to the public in 2019 and has attracted a high calibre of angel investors including Alex Chesterman (founder of Zoopla/ZPG).
For more information about TIME-TO-FIND please visit www.timetofind.com.