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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

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 …

April 2018 | Investment news

Clearway raises £23m from BGF and Santander

The Clearway Group, a vacant property services business has received a £23m funding package from BGF and Santander to support …

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 …

April 2018 | Investment news

Kids Planet secures additional funding

Family-owned Kids Planet has received a further £6.5m investment from BGF as it plans to double the number of nurseries …

March 2018 | Investment news

Pharmacy2U secures further investment

Pharmacy2U, the UK’s largest NHS online pharmacy, has secured a further £40 million investment to support the rapid growth of …