BGF has been established to help Britain’s growing businesses by providing growth capital in the form of long-term equity investment. BGF initially invests between £2m and £10m in return for a minority stake in a business. We typically invest in privately owned and AIM-listed, profitable companies with a turnover between £5m and £100m from all sectors of the economy with the exception of financial services and property.
BGF is an independent company with capital of up to £2.5 billion, backed by five of the UK’s main banking groups – Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS, and Standard Chartered. This means we work closely with the banks and through our investments we can often help to unlock bank debt for companies. But, BGF is managed completely autonomously with a wholly independent management team.