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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

October 2018 | BGF News & Features

BGF publishes latest Annual Review: Growth in the Age of Purpose

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

April 2018 | BGF News & Features

BGF receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

BGF has received the prestigious honour of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. BGF is the first …

May 2018 | Investment news

BGF backs merger of NWC and High Access

Nationwide Window Cleaning and High Access Maintenance have joined forces in the inaugural merger of two BGF-backed businesses, the first …

May 2018 | Investment news

BGF exits investment in GCI

GCI, the converged ICT services company, has been acquired by Mayfair Private Equity as it moves to the next stage …

April 2018 | Investment news

Open Cosmos raises $7 million

Space satellite startup Open Cosmos has raised $7 million in a series A funding round as part of its mission …