isol8 receives £3.5m investment from BGF

Aberdeen-based oil and gas services firm isol8 has received a £3.5 million investment from BGF to support its long-term growth plans, including increasing its staff by 50% over the next 12 months.

Published 22 September 2021

BGF invests almost £33 million in Scottish firms in first half of 2021

Throughout the last six months, the investment team for BGF Scotland has invested close to £33 million across 10 Scottish growth businesses.

Published 30 July 2021

BGF invests £7 million in Artisanal Spirits' IPO

Growth capital investor BGF has completed a £7 million investment in The Artisanal Spirits Company plc (ASC) as part of its admission to trading on AIM.

Published 23 June 2021

Bella & Duke secures £7 million funding from BGF and Mobeus

Scotland-based raw, natural pet food company, Bella & Duke Ltd, has today announced a successful investment round of £7 million from a consortium of investors.

Published 27 May 2021

New BGF initiative encourages Scottish businesses to scale up for economic recovery

Businesses across Scotland are invited to engage in a major new national initiative launched by BGF and the ScaleUp Institute to address critical challenges as the country recovers economically from the pandemic.

Published 14 May 2021

BGF invests £4m in CSN Care Group

BGF has invested £4 million in UK homecare business Edinburgh-based CSN Care Group to support the company with its longer-term growth plans.

Published 21 January 2021

BGF reaffirms commitment to investing in Scotland despite COVID and CGT concerns

Investment firm BGF has reasserted its plans to complete deals in Scotland despite the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 amid signs that concerns about potential tax changes will fuel activity.

Published 11 January 2021

Scottish rocket builder Orbex announces $24 million funding round

Scottish rocket builder Orbex has secured $24 million in a funding round led by BGF and Octopus Ventures.

Published 10 December 2020

BGF adds new investor Fiona Dornan to Scotland and Northern Ireland team

BGF has appointed Fiona Dornan as a new investor to its Scotland and Northern Ireland team.

Published 21 October 2020

Calnex set to become first Scottish group to float in London for two years as BGF becomes investor

Scottish telecoms technology company Calnex Solutions is set to be the first Scottish group to float in London for more than two years as BGF announced that it is investing in the company. 

Published 22 September 2020

Scottish tech firm MRM Global secures £2.6m investment for BGF

Edinburgh-based tech firm MRM Global has secured £2.6 million of funding from BGF to help fuel the company's international growth.

Published 15 September 2020

Greenshoots: Bob & Bert’s continues expansion with new Stirling store

Bob & Berts, an independent food & coffee shop brand, have cited Scotland as a key target for business growth as they prepare to open a new store in Stirling with plans underway for around six new outlets across the country. 

Published 14 August 2020

BGF invests almost £130m in new UK firms in first half of this year

BGF, whose current investments include 20 firms in Scotland, has invested almost £130 million in 24 new UK first in the first half of this year.

Published 31 July 2020

The Paint Shed secures £2.7m investment from BGF

Stirling-based family business The Paint Shed has secured a £2.7 million investment from BGF, the UK and Ireland's most active investor. 

Published 16 July 2020

One year on, progress on Rose Review continues with development of The UK Enterprise Fund

The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship published its Progress Report yesterday– a year on from launch, and announces the development of  ‘The UK Enterprise Fund’ in partnership with BGF.

Published 6 March 2020