About Octopus Investments & Octopus Co-Lend

Octopus Investments provides award-winning services and products to investors and financial advisers across the UK. Customers tell us our innovative approach means we give them options they don’t find anywhere else.


Octopus Investments is the market leader in venture capital trust and inheritance tax investments. We also offer a range of investment funds that draw on our deep experience in smaller company and multi-manager investing.

Octopus Choice, the peer-to-peer product that lets you invest in property-backed loans, is offered through Octopus Co-Lend. Through Octopus Co-Lend we also provide Octopus Cash, an easy-to-use cash management platform that advisers can use to get investors top tier savings rates.

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We’re part of Octopus Group

Octopus is a group of entrepreneurially-minded businesses – each one built on the belief that people deserve better. We offer smart, simple solutions that leave people feeling totally taken care of. Because being trusted by our customers makes us irreplaceable.

Founded in 2000, we now manage more than £8.6 billion (at 30 June 2019) on behalf of retail and institutional investors. We’re also building the UK’s most highly-rated energy supply business, taking on thousands of new customers every day. And being employee-owned means Octopus people are motivated by building better futures, rather than short-term profits.

We inspire entrepreneurship by championing the innovation, resilience and the passion that is essential to building great businesses. We’re invested in the people, ideas and industries that will help to change the world. Find out more by visiting octopusgroup.com.


Founded in 2000


750+ employees


£8.6 billion assets under management


775,000+ customers