Gemma joined BGF in August 2013 and is based in our Edinburgh office. Gemma’s role is to identify and successfully execute investments for BGF across Central Scotland and Northern Ireland. Deals transacted to date include Bob & Berts Group, Bar Soba, River Ridge Recycling, Stevenswood, ACS Clothing and Mono Global Group.
Prior to joining BGF, Gemma worked at Maven Capital Partners for four years and was based in their Glasgow office. At Maven she was involved in executing and completing private equity transactions, including mezzanine finance to Scottish SMEs across multiple sectors and assisted with successfully securing fund management mandates.
Gemma began her career as a corporate solicitor at DLA Piper Scotland, where she was involved with private equity and M&A transactions. She has an LLB Honours Degree and Diploma in Legal Practice from Edinburgh University.
“The best parts of my role at BGF are meeting ambitious and driven entrepreneurs who don’t want to standstill, getting to understand how their businesses operate and then working with them to deliver their growth plans – you learn something new from every company you meet.”
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