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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

February 2018 | Investment news

The Plum Guide raises £6m

The Plum Guide has completed its Series A fundraising with a group of Europe’s top tier investors, having achieved runaway …

January 2018 | Investment news

Northern Escalators gets £6.4m from BGF

Specialist engineering business, Northern Escalator Installations, has secured a £6.4m investment from BGF to support its expansion in the UK …

January 2018 | Investment news

BGF invests in CHS Healthcare

BGF has provided an investment of £10m to CHS Healthcare, a leading national provider of specialist services for the NHS. …

January 2018 | Investment news

BGF backs multi-channel retailer Revital

BGF has made a significant minority investment in London-based Revital, a multi-channel retailer of supplements, beauty and wellness products. Founded …

January 2018 | BGF News & Features

BGF strengthens presence in East Midlands

BGF, the UK & Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has announced the launch of its East Midlands office …