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Growth funding that’s different by design
Businesses deserve a better kind of equity partner. Someone to help them scale, without taking control. To challenge them, without driving them too hard, too fast. To treat them with the honesty, respect and empathy they deserve. That’s why we exist. Having backed over 300 companies across all stages and sectors of the economy, we have the insight and experience to help you pursue growth opportunities, providing flexible funding, fresh thinking and useful introductions.Find out more
£22m invested since 2016.
BGF funding has enabled Kids Planet to expand rapidly - it now operate 44 nurseries across the North of England & Midlands.
News & Insights
We recognise that Covid-19 is creating immense challenges for small and medium-sized businesses across all sectors around the country. As a committed investment partner, we will do all we can to support our current portfolio of firms. In turn, we believe that the wider financial community has a vital and urgent role to play in helping businesses to access the funding and support they need and we will work within the sector and with the government to achieve this.Latest news
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Emma Bridgewater secures £8m investment from BGF
Iconic British ceramics brand Emma Bridgewater has secured an £8m investment from...
2019 Annual review - featuring investments and stories across every region and sector.Download the report
A local partner, who knows your region
BGF is a local investor. With 14 offices across the UK and Ireland, we’re close to the companies and teams we support. We’ve also worked to create contemporary spaces for networking, dinners, meetings and more. Today, investee companies use our office network to host everything from customer events to training days and media launches.Meet the team
BGF exits investment in Miss Group
BGF has successfully exited its investment in fast-growth web hosting company, Miss Group, as financial backing has been secured from…
AND Digital receives £11m investment from BGF
AND Digital has secured an £11m equity investment from BGF to support its continued growth and global expansion. Established in…
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- Insider Dealmakers Award 2019
- WINNER Deal of the Year; North West
- WINNER Dealmaker of the Year; Midlands
- HIGHLY COMMENDED Emerging Dealmaker of the Year; Midlands
- WINNER Private Equity /Venture Capital Deal of the Year; Northern Ireland
- Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2019
- WINNER Outstanding Contribution to Entrepreneurship Award
- Thames Valley Deals Awards 2019
- WINNER Small deal of the year