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BGF is the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses

BGF helps ambitious companies to think big and succeed. An established, independent company, we have an extraordinary team and £2.5bn to make long-term equity investments in early-stage, established and listed companies.

The companies we support receive more than money – they benefit from the combined expertise and networks of our 150+ people. We invest across all regions and all sectors – including technology, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and more.

We’re always looking for exciting, small and medium-sized businesses to partner. Teams with the acumen and appetite to fulfil their potential and become the iconic, industry-leading names of tomorrow.

BGF funds lots of different types of growth strategies including acquisitions, research & development, sales & marketing, rollouts, exporting and fixed assets.

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News and features

September 2017 | Investment news

BGF invests in Filmore & Union

A northern-based chain of restaurants and delis has secured a £3.5m investment from BGF to accelerate its new site rollout. …

June 2017 | Investment news

Visual effects company gets BGF funding to expand studio

BGF has invested an initial £2m in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual effects (VFX) company which creates …

August 2017 | BGF News & Features

BGF publishes annual Review 2016/2017

Following an extraordinary year, BGF is proud to share its 2016/17 Review with you. This Review offers an insight into …

May 2017 | Investment news

Online wedding gift company partners with BGF

BGF has backed the online wedding company Prezola with a £3 million investment. BGF’s funding will be used to develop …

May 2017 | Investment news

Pharmacy2U secures additional £7m from BGF

Pharmacy2u.co.uk, the UK’s leading NHS approved online only pharmacy, has secured a further £7m of investment from BGF and other …