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What is expansion capital and when might I need it?
In this article, we’ll explain what’s meant by expansion capital, what forms it typically takes, and in what conditions it’s used by entrepreneurs and business owners.Read more
Portfolio personalities: the pool champ turned operations director
Martin Linden, operations director at Window Supply Company, shares his views on business, fitness and playing pool for his country
BGF explains: what do private equity investors look for in a business?
We explain what private equity investors look for in the businesses they invest in, from your growth plan to your management team.
BGF explains: buy and build
We explain what ‘buy and build’ means and why businesses choose to pursue this kind of strategy
Highlights from our policy forum on female entrepreneurship
The essential insights you need to succeed as a female entrepreneur in 2021, as told to our virtual policy forum on female entrepreneurship
A post exit perspective with Arcinova’s exec chairman, Professor Ian Shott CBE
BGF announced its exit of Arcinova in February. Following a period of growth, the business was acquired by Quotient Sciences, the drug development and…
Founder of web-hosting company Miss Group talks about the road to exit with BGF
BGF announced its exit of high-growth, founder-led web-hosting company, Miss Group, in February 2020. One year on, we speak to…
BGF explains: initial public offerings (IPOs)
We explain what’s meant by an initial public offering (IPO), also known as listing or ‘going public’.
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