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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 | BGF News & Features

BGF launches new brand

BGF has launched a new visual identity as part of its brand refresh. The company, which is now the UK’s …

September 2017 | Portfolio News & Features

BGF agrees to Acro exit

BGF has agreed to successfully exit its minority stake in aircraft seat manufacturer, Acro Aircraft Seating. The company will, subject …

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. …

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

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 …