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

Pioneers of Progress

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

November 2018 | BGF News & Features

BGF Portfolio Day

Artificial intelligence, demographic disruption and the urgent state of the climate all featured on the agenda at our annual Portfolio …

October 2018 | BGF News & Features

BGF publishes Review magazine

We look back on another busy year supporting ambitious growing companies, hear from some of our pioneering portfolio businesses, and …

September 2018 | Investment news

BGF backs clothing brand Seasalt

Seasalt, the Cornish lifestyle and clothing brand, announces today a £16m investment in the company to support future growth and …

September 2018 | Investment news

Amazon Filters receives BGF investment

Amazon Filters, a filtration equipment manufacturer, has received a significant investment from BGF. The business will use BGF’s support to …

October 2018 | Investment news

BGF backs talent acquisition consultancy Elements

Elements Talent Solutions, a disruptor to the $200+ billion worldwide recruitment market, has received a £3.45m investment from BGF to …