Mercia makes £300k Soccer Manager EIS investment

EIS and SEIS investor Mercia Fund Management has made a £300,000 investment into football computer game manufacturer Soccer Manager.

Soccer Manager will use the investment to develop new sports-related titles as well as to access third party support.

Mercia Fund Management digital division head Mike Hayes says: “The vision behind the project and proven success to date makes Soccer Manager an ideal addition to our diversified portfolio of innovative gaming companies with disruptive technologies.”

Mercia recently announced the launch of the Mercia Digital fund which invests in both the enterprise investment scheme and the seed enterprise investment scheme.