WAE Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2010

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 614


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 11

  • Investments
  • 10

WAE General Information


Provider of battery and electrification engineering services to multiple industries based in Wantage, United Kingdom. The company specializes in new materials, electrification and battery technology, aerodynamics and thermodynamics, business performance and specialist low-volume manufacturing apply across all sectors, including from automotive and motorsport to aerospace and defense or energy and sports science to healthcare, enabling clients to get energy-efficient performance for their automobiles.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Williams Advanced Engineering
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Construction and Engineering
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • Station Road
  • Grove
  • Wantage OX12 0DQ
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01235 000000

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WAE Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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WAE Patents

WAE Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
GB-202406811-D0 Power converter Pending 14-May-2024
GB-202406557-D0 Battery systems and methods Pending 10-May-2024
GB-202318052-D0 Electric current sensor Pending 27-Nov-2023
GB-202308751-D0 A rechargeable battery pack Pending 12-Jun-2023 00000000000
GB-202212924-D0 Battery assembly of battery modules Pending 05-Sep-2022 H01M10/482
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WAE Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Craig Wilson Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Chris Copland Chief Financial Officer
Sam Coughlin Chief Operations Officer
James Colgate Chief Strategy Officer
Matthew Burke Director, Technology Ventures
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WAE Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 000000 WAE Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
0000 0000000 00 Self Advisory Board Member 000 0000
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WAE Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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WAE Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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WAE Investments (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Beam Connectivity 11-Apr-2023 000000000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments 00000 000
Mixergy (Household Appliances) 01-Mar-2023 00000 0000 000.00 Household Appliances
Zero Point Motion 07-Mar-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Application Specific Semiconductors 0000000 0
Machine Discovery 05-May-2021 00 0000000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software 0000000 0
Insphere 01-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC 00.000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments 0000000 0
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  • When was WAE founded?

    WAE was founded in 2010.

  • Who is the founder of WAE?

    Frank Williams and Patrick Head are the founders of WAE.

  • Who is the CEO of WAE?

    Craig Wilson is the CEO of WAE.

  • Where is WAE headquartered?

    WAE is headquartered in Wantage, United Kingdom.

  • What is the size of WAE?

    WAE has 614 total employees.

  • What industry is WAE in?

    WAE’s primary industry is Construction and Engineering.

  • Is WAE a private or public company?

    WAE is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of WAE?

    The current valuation of WAE is 00000.

  • What is WAE’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for WAE is 00000.

  • Who are WAE’s investors?

    EMK Capital, Innovate UK, and Williams Grand Prix have invested in WAE.

  • When was WAE acquired?

    WAE was acquired on 28-Feb-2022.

  • Who acquired WAE?

    WAE was acquired by Fortescue Metals Group.

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