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British tycoon invests in Irish start-up Buymie

Hugh Grosvenor’s firm among group of investors providing €5.8 million to booming Irish grocery delivery company

21st June, 2020
Hugh Grosvenor, the billionaire Duke of Westminster

One of the world’s richest men is among the investors providing €5.8 million to Buymie, the Irish grocery delivery start-up.

Hugh Grosvenor, the billionaire Duke of Westminster, has invested through Wheatsheaf Group, his agri-tech fund.

“The Wheatsheaf investment came about through our director Jan Harley who was previously with Unilever Ventures and was well known in London private equity,” Eamon Quinn, a director and early investor in Buymie, said.

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