Strathclyde-based high growth IT group, Kick ICT, has secured an £8.7 million investment from BGF to support the Scottish firm’s ambitious growth plans, including further extending its reach and expertise across the UK. Tom O'Hara, Kick ICT's chief executive with group sales executive Al
UK and Ireland investor BGF has expanded its central Scotland team with the appointment of investors John Devine and Chris Nixon. The pair will join a team of five experienced investors working across both BGF’s Edinburgh and Belfast offices as the firm continues to look for opportunities to i
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. The investment from BGF will also be used to develop isol8’s zero-emissions product po
Throughout the last six months, the investment team for BGF Scotland has invested close to £33 million across 10 Scottish growth businesses. Growth capital investor BGF provides funding of between £1m to £15m for a minority equity stake. It backs ambitious teams across a range of s
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.
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.
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. ScaleUp Week: The Business Plan will take place from Tuesday, May 18 – Thursday,
BGF has invested £4 million in UK homecare business Edinburgh-based CSN Care Group to support the company with its longer-term growth plans.
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. The firm has said it expects to find more businesses with good growth potential in Scotland to back after gro
Scottish rocket builder Orbex has secured $24 million in a funding round led by BGF and Octopus Ventures.
BGF has appointed Fiona Dornan as a new investor to its Scotland and Northern Ireland team. Ms Dornan will support ongoing business growth in both regions.
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. The firm intends to place shares at 48p which will raise £6.5 million for the company as well
Edinburgh-based tech firm MRM Global has secured £2.6 million of funding from BGF to help fuel the company's international growth. The investment will be used to fund further international growth with a focus on expanding MRM’s presence in North America where the business is seeing stron
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. The firm, which re-opened its existing shops in Kirkcaldy, Fa
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. The firm, formerly known as Busines Growth Fund, is the UK and Ireland's most active investor in the growth economy. The organisation has revealed th