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Growth funding that’s different by design
Businesses deserve a better kind of equity partner. Someone to help them scale, without taking control. To challenge them, without driving them too hard, too fast. To treat them with the honesty, respect and empathy they deserve. That’s why we exist. Having backed over 300 companies across all stages and sectors of the economy, we have the insight and experience to help you pursue growth opportunities, providing flexible funding, fresh thinking and useful introductions.Find out more
£22m invested since 2016.
BGF funding has enabled Kids Planet to expand rapidly - it now operate 44 nurseries across the North of England & Midlands.
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MIP Diagnostics secures £5.1m in funding to expand...
Nanotechnology business, MIP Diagnostics, has completed a £5.1m funding round to accelerate...
BGF to donate £100,000 across eight charities
BGF has announced that it will make donations totalling £100,000 to support...
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A local partner, who knows your region
BGF is a local investor. With 16 offices across the UK and Ireland, we’re close to the companies and teams we support. We’ve also worked to create contemporary spaces for networking, dinners, meetings and more. Today, investee companies use our office network to host everything from customer events to training days and media launches.Meet the team
ROI secures investment from BGF
ROI has secured a £3m investment from BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, to support…
BGF exits DOS after exceptional growth
BGF has exited Direct Online Services (‘DOS’), the UK’s leading ecommerce retailer of kitchen worktops, following an acquisition by Broadview…
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- Insider Dealmakers Award 2019
- WINNER Deal of the Year; North West
- WINNER Dealmaker of the Year; Midlands
- HIGHLY COMMENDED Emerging Dealmaker of the Year; Midlands
- WINNER Private Equity /Venture Capital Deal of the Year; Northern Ireland
- Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2019
- WINNER Outstanding Contribution to Entrepreneurship Award
- Thames Valley Deals Awards 2019
- WINNER Small deal of the year