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What I look for in a direct-to-consumer business
Good reviews, sticky customers and secret sauce are some of the things Daina Spedding, investor, looks for in a direct-to-consumer business
The post-pandemic recovery: why equity investment must be part of the solution
The government’s plan for an ‘investment big bang’ is a step in the right direction. Unlocking DC pension investment is part of the solution.
BGF explains: What is mid-market private equity?
We explain the key characteristics of mid-market private equity deals, which were worth a combined £28 billion in the UK in 2020
The good growth blog: why innovation thrives in clusters
Innovation, which is crucial for overcoming society-wide challenges, can only thrive when talented people are brought together
Seven proposals for supporting the growth of scaleup businesses
Our plan to unlock the creativity, power and ingenuity of scaleup businesses for the good of the broad economy
The fabric of good growth: Cornwall, connectivity and the power of our regional economies
Cornwall, location of this year’s G7 summit, has abundant natural resources that could help this county achieve its potential
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
BGF explains: business debt refinancing
We explain what’s meant by debt refinancing, what it can be used for, and why it’s important.
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…
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