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31st March 2020

One Stop Business Finance boosts Yorkshire business development team

Yorkshire based SME funding specialist One Stop Business Finance has expanded its client servicing team with the appointment of Carey Scargill as Business Development Manager for South and West Yorkshire.

24th March 2020

 AIC publishes its list of next generation of dividend heroes

Following the announcement of its dividend heroes last week, the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has released a list of the next generation of dividend heroes. These are the investment companies that have raised their annual dividends for at least ten years but less than the 20 consecutive years needed to achieve dividend hero status.

23rd March 2020

Turnaround Management Association appoints Paul Davies as president

The Turnaround Management Association UK has appointed BTG Advisory partner Paul Davies as president of the association from January 2021.


19th March 2020

TechNation Future Fifty 8.0 cohort announcement

In conjunction with its recent annual Tech Nation report, Tech Nation,  the growth platform for tech companies and leaders, has announced the high-growth scaleups which have been selected to join the 8th edition of Future Fifty, the UK’s leading late-stage growth programme. 

19th March 2020

Dragon Peter Jones and BGF join forces

Peter Jones CBE, known for his role on Dragon’s Den, and BGF have joined forces to support two high-growth tech businesses, with plans for further collaboration in the future. An initial £9m has been invested across Localised Group, an ecommerce platform for global brands which recently signed British retailer Boden as its latest customer, and Retail Services Group, a business that provides in-store end-to-end retail experiences for some of the world’s leading technology brands. 

18th March 2020

 Growth Capital Ventures poised for growth after hitting £35m investment milestone

Growth Capital Ventures, a growing North East financial technology company has hit a series of milestones as it celebrates its fifth anniversary.

17th March 2020

AIC publishes its latest list of 21 dividend heroes

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has published the latest list of its 21 dividend heroes, the investment companies which have consistently increased their dividends for 20 or more years in a row. 

13th March 2020

Who are the UK’s top 10 female entrepreneurs under 30?

Beauhurst has published it's latest report which looks at the top ten female entrepreneurs in the UK.  

10th March 2020

Development Bank of Wales celebrates helping business women on International Womens Day

The Development Bank of Wales has now worked with over 900 women involved in the ownership of companies in Wales. 

10th March 2020

Imperial launches early-stage innovation fund

Imperial College London has launched its first Innovation Fund to invest in early-stage, high-growth, knowledge-intensive companies spun out of the world top ten university. It offers alumni and investors the opportunity to support the commercial development of Imperial’s discoveries into tomorrow’s solutions in medicine, engineering, biochemistry, genetics, materials, quantum computing, data science, and beyond. 

10th March 2020

Roux Brits joins the Portfolio team at YFM

YFM Equity Partners has appointed Roux Brits as Portfolio Director. Based in the London office, Roux will focus on actively managing YFM’s Growth and Buyout investment portfolio as part of the national portfolio team led by David Bell.

Roux’s appointment follows a strong recent investment period for YFM, with seven new investments from its Growth and Buyout funds during 2019, plus a number of additional new deals expected to complete soon.  YFM added almost £100m to its investment capacity last year, including a £60m first close of Buyout Fund II. With this significant growth funding capacity, further growth in portfolio numbers is expected over the coming years.

9th March 2020

Intertrust appoints Frank Hattann as Global Head of Sales

Intertrust has appointed Frank Hattann as Global Head of Sales. 

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