Management Certus Capital Partners

Adam Sommerfeld

Managing partner

MSc & BSc University College London

Previously CEO of DRS-Commodities

Member of the Institute of Directors: British Venture Capital Association, Worshipful Company of International Bankers

Interests: Rugby, Mixed Martial Arts, Sports Tech


English Premiership Football team seeking a majority buyout.

Global E-Sports team seeking a minority equity partner.

Leading International Tennis event seeking an equity partner.

US Sports Entertainment complex seeking debt facility.

English Premiership Football team seeking a minority shareholder.

British Premiership Rugby team seeking a minority investor.

Ligue 1 Team seeking a preferred equity investor.

US Sports PE Fund seeking new equity commitments

Management Certus Capital Partners



MSc & BSc Imperial College London, University College London

Previously Partner at Adamant Ventures

Member of the Royal Astronomical Society, British Venture Capital Association, Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain

Interests: Rugby, Weightlifting, Artificial Intelligence


AI and Machine Learning Healthcare Company.

Neurological R&D company.

AI/ML R&D and Corporate Innovation Platform.

Energy and Natural Resources AI/ML Company.

Specialist ore body separation company (precious metals).

Antimony Mining in Russia.

EFL team seeking minority partner.

Italian football team seeking stadium finance.

Lauren standridge

Senior associate

MSc Stanford Business School

Previously Associate at DRS-Commodities

Member of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers

Interests: Hockey, Antique restoration


French Ligue A Football team seeking stadium finance.

European eSports team entering the franchised leagues.

British Motor racing team raising corporate equity.

US Rugby enterprise launching a new international 7s competition.

Personalized AI-powered health information company focused on chronic illness.

US Therapeutics company targeting human obesity.

US dietary supplement company focused on Chronic Kidney disease.

Guy newman allen

Senior associate


Previously Associate Partner at DRS-Commodities

Member of the British Venture Capital Association

Interests: Creative writing, Ultra marathons


Global Functional Fitness corporation seeking Olympic recognition.

European events company launching a Global Swimming competition.

Multi-year British Stadium sponsorship deal.

Indian Premier League convertible debt opportunity.

US Biopharma company focused on autoinflammatory orphan diseases.

US MedTech producing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation technology.

US Pharma developing patented new class of prn medications for acute anxiety.