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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

November 2017 | BGF News & Features

BGF launches largest ever growth capital fund for Irish businesses

BGF will today launch the largest ever growth capital fund dedicated to Irish small and medium-sized companies. The fund which …

November 2017 | Investment news

Trouva lands $10m to help independent boutiques thrive

Trouva (www.trouva.com), the curated marketplace for the UK’s ‘hidden gem’ homeware and lifestyle brick and mortar boutiques, today announces that …

November 2017 | BGF News & Features

BGF backs Trans-Antarctic hero

BGF has been supporting a new venture, one that is slightly outside of our usual remit. We are backing Ben …

October 2017 | Investment news

BGF exits investment in Zone

BGF has agreed to successfully exit its investment in digital marketing company Zone following its acquisition by Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), …

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 …