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British Business Investments Provides £50 Million in Private Credit with DunPort Capital

British Business Investments says it has committed to £50 million in a private credit co-investment along with DunPort Capital Management. The funds will help create the co-investment vehicle, Alder Corporate Credit DAC. The funds will be used to support smaller firms in the UK with… Read More

British Business Investments Announces £15M Facility to Catfoss Finance Ltd

British Business Investments announces a £15m facility to Catfoss Finance Limited. The transaction will be structured as “a block discounting agreement that will allow Catfoss to provide funding support to smaller businesses looking to acquire business-critical assets to accelerate their growth.” British Business Investments, a… Read More

Palatine Growth Credit Fund Will Lend to FIntechs, Others, First Close at £75 Million

Palatine Growth Credit Fund has reached its first close of £75 million. The Fund will lend to high-growth UK companies in the Fintech sector as well as cyber, SaaS, Medtech/Healthtech, AI, and more. British Business Investments, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank,… Read More

UK’s TDC Secures Additional Commitments for Impact Fund, Unlocking Resources for Small Businesses in the North of England

Private credit investor TDC has secured additional commitments to its Impact Fund, unlocking vital resources for ambitious small businesses in the North of England. The Impact Fund, which focuses “on driving job creation across the North of England, was launched in May 2022 after securing… Read More

British Business Investments Posts Full Year Results

British Business Investments has posted full-year results for the period ending 31 March 2023.  In its ninth year of operation, British Business Investments reports aggregate commitments that now exceed £3.8 billion. The government-sponsored firm aims to improve access to alternative finance for smaller UK businesses…. Read More

Edinburgh’s VC Firm Par Equity Introduces £100M Fund to Scale Tech Firms

Edinburgh-based venture capital firm Par Equity has today announced the launch of its new venture fund – Par Equity Ventures I LP. The firm has secured “a first close of £67m to boost innovative technology companies with high-growth potential in the North of England, Northern… Read More

British Business Investments and BT Pension Scheme Assist with Launching Federated Hermes GPE Innovation Fund II

Federated Hermes, Inc. (NYSE:FHI), a global firm focused on active, responsible investing, announces the successful opening of its Federated Hermes GPE Innovation Fund II (HINF II) Commitments have been secured from British Business Investments and BT Pension Scheme (BTPS). HINF II is focused “on driving… Read More

British Business Investments Makes Follow-on Investment into Universal Leasing Limited

British Business Investments announces a £15m follow-on investment into North-West based Universal Leasing Limited. The investment, which follows an earlier £12m commitment made to Universal Leasing in 2018, allows the company “to further increase its support for smaller businesses.” The transaction will be structured “as… Read More

British Business Investments Announces £20M Tier 2 Facility with DF Capital

British Business Investments announces a new £20m Tier 2 facility for DF Capital. This investment will help DF Capital provide “an additional £300m+ of new lending per annum, to existing and new UK SME vendors and dealerships.” The investment has been “made through British Business… Read More

British Business Investments Announces £20M Tier 2 Facility with Cambridge & Counties Bank

British Business Investments announces a new £20m Tier 2 capital facility for Cambridge & Counties Bank Limited. Funds raised from the facility will enable Cambridge & Counties Bank “to increase its volume of competitive lending to smaller businesses over and above levels it might have… Read More

Cynergy Bank Obtains £20M Tier 2 Capital Facility from British Business Investments

Cynergy Bank announces that it has secured a £20 million Tier 2 capital facility from British Business Investments. The capital will be deployed “across Cynergy Bank and Cynergy Business Finance.” The new funding from British Business Investments, “a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business… Read More

British Business Investments Commits £10 Million to Impact Firm Eos Advisory

Eos Advisory LLP  has received a £10 million commitment from British Business Investments, a subsidiary of the British Business Bank. The funding is part of the Regional Angels Programme and will be allocated to invest alongside Eos’s Angel Syndicate and EIS Innovation Fund.  Eos is… Read More

British Business Investments Teams Up With CrowdProperty

British Business Investments, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, aims “to increase the supply and diversity of finance for smaller businesses across the UK by boosting the lending capacity of a range of finance providers.” Since it was established in 2014, British… Read More

Atempo Growth’s First Fund Gains €30 Million from British Business Investments

British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of British Business Bank plc – the UK government’s economic development bank, has announced a €30 million “initial” investment to Atempo Growth’s inaugural venture debt fund. The new fund is expected to target VC-backed businesses in the UK and… Read More

UK’s Oxbury Bank, an AgTech-focused Firm, Acquires Additional Funding

Oxbury Bank – which claims to be the UK’s ‘first’ and ‘only’ AgTech bank – has secured £25 million in Tier 2 capital funding, with the investment made by British Business Investments, a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank. British Business Investments aims… Read More

Judith Hartley Appointed CEO, British Business Investments

Judith Hartley has been appointed CEO of British Business Investments, which is one of the British Business Bank’s commercial subsidiaries. Judith Hartley, who was appointed acting CEO of British Patient Capital and British Business Investments in September 2020, will “take up the permanent role of… Read More

British Business Investments Commits £7 Million to P2P Lender Folk2Folk

British Business Investments, has committed £7 million to Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer lender with a unique approach for loan originations. British Business Investments is a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, a UK government-backed entity. According to a note from Folk2Folk, British Business Investments aims… Read More

British Business Investments Commits £5 Million to Green Angel Syndicate

British Business Investments has committed £5 million to Green Angel Syndicate, a green investor that supports early-stage UK firms. British Business Investments is a subsidiary of government-backed British Business Bank. According to a note from British Business Investments, the funding was made via the Regional Angels Programme,… Read More

British Business Investments Commits £30 Million to Mobeus Equity Partners

British Business Investments, a subsidiary of government-backed British Business Bank, has committed £30 Million to Mobeus Equity Partners, according to a note from the firm. The money will go into the Mobeus Equity Partners Fund V. Mobeus invests in smaller companies, to support their growth… Read More

Former Crowdfunding Platform Syndicate Room Receives £10 Million Commitment from British Business Bank for Investments

British Business Investments has committed £10 million to Syndicate Room. British Business Investments is a subsidiary of the British Business Bank. Syndicate Room was previously an investment crowdfunding platform that has since migrated to a fund model. According to a noted from Syndicate Room, the… Read More

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