Privacy Statement

Your privacy is important to us. Any information which you provide about yourself or any third party will be used by Candela Capital in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
When you visit this site Candela Capital does not collect any personal identifying information about you. We do not use individual information for commercial purposes. You will not receive any email from Candela Capital simply as a result of visiting our site.

Candela Capital may, in connection with its business dealings with clients and other third parties, hold certain limited personal information on individuals within these organisations. Examples of such information may include name, email address, phone number and other information relevant to our business. Where such information is held by Candela Capital it is held solely for the purpose of conducting our legitimate business.

The personal data held may be stored at a destination outside the EEA. Candela Capital takes all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice. Any personal data collected will be retained for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it has been collected or as required by law.

Candela Capital is committed to protecting information held, including through the use of physical, electronic and procedural safeguards.

You may contact the company if you wish to receive further information on this.

Candela Capital is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN No. 228816). Regulated in England and Wales.
Company number 04858378. Vat No. 828517116

In the United States of America we offer securities through XT Capital Partners, LLC. Finra/SIPC

Julie Hair

PA / Administrator

Julie joined Candela Capital in 2018 as PA/Administrator and has extensive experience over a broad range of positions within business administration, including financial management responsibilities, in both the private and public sectors.

She liaises Candela’s compliance responsibilities and regularly co-ordinates with our accountants, specialised advisors and other professional bodies, as well as dealing with all aspects of office administration.

Julie is a UK citizen.

Vivienne Whitelaw

Research Manager

Vivienne joined Candela as a Research Manager in 2018. Prior to joining Candela, she worked for 20 years in the telecommunications industry in a various of financial roles; including the Mergers & Acquisitions departments for both BT and Orange. She has travelled extensively both for both business and pleasure; including living in Bangkok whilst building out the world’s fastest GSM mobile network.

Vivienne is a qualified CIMA accountant, holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies and a Corporate Finance and Strategy diploma from LSE. She is also the treasurer of a local mental health charity and Chair of Harrogate Triathlon Club.

Vivienne is a UK citizen.

Pete Flynn


Pete set up Candela Capital in 2003 to meet the distribution needs of small- to mid-sized private capital funds who want a personalised, long-term relationship with a distribution partner.

His 18 years’ of corporate “City” experience from Pantheon Ventures, InvestorForce, Fleming Asset Management and NM Rothschild & Sons in both London and New York gave him a unique insight into the needs of the institutional investor and the confidence to set up Candela Capital.Since 2003, Candela has focused on mandates varying between $400m-$150m in a combination of low to mid-market buy out funds, growth and VC technology funds in both ICT and life science and also real asset funds – distributed to European and North American pension funds, private banks, family offices, endowments, foundations, insurance companies or fund-of-funds.

Pete holds BA (Hons) and MA degrees in Economics from Cambridge University and an Investment Management Diploma from the London Business School. He was a Governor and Head of Audit for the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, was a local Parish Councillor for eight years and has been a governor of local schools and credit unions.

Pete is a UK and Irish citizen and outside of work runs a smallholding (with chickens, pigs, guinea and peafowl) and if any time is available found on a bicycle, at the cinema, attempting the sun salutation or watching rugby.

Angela Hosie

Research & Project Manager

Angela joined Candela Capital as Research Manager in 2010. She co-ordinates all research into potential LPs, identifying/confirming potential investors for our clients across different mandates and geographies.

Prior to Candela Capital, Angela worked as Administrator to Phil Willis, MP, responsible for all aspects of office management and involved in casework from constituents, taking up issues with appropriate authorities and Ministers of State. Before that she worked for the Diplomatic Service of the Foreign Office with postings to Ghana and India. She has also previously worked for the Ministry of Defence. Angela is also a school Governor. Angela is a UK citizen.