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21st September 2021 - 0 comments

Trees for Life raises £2 million in less than 48 hours on Crowdfunder

A crowdfunding bond in partnership between leading rewilding charity Trees for Life and Triodos Bank UK has raised £2 million in less than 48 hours. It will be used to part-fund the world’s first rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands.  The bond offer was launched on the evening of Monday 13 September and reached its target on Wednesday – making it Triodos Bank’s fastest ever crowdfunding raise to reach £2 million. The average investment size was £4,800, with 8% of investors based in Scotland.

14th September 2021 - 0 comments

Dow Schofield Watts launches debt advisory service in London and South East

Independent advisory firm Dow Schofield Watts has expanded its debt fundraising arm with the launch of a new operation covering London and the South East. 

10th September 2021 - 0 comments

Record-breaking attempt to complete the ‘world’s toughest row’ raises funds for social entrepreneurs

Two of the UK’s most well-respected business brains – Guy Rigby and David Murray – will row across the Atlantic Ocean 

28th July 2021 - 0 comments

Activist investor platform Tulipshare launches

Tulipshare is a brand new activist investment platform that empowers individuals to make a positive change within some of the biggest household-name companies in the world. Launching in the UK in July 2021, the platform will enable people to rethink the way they invest in businesses. Essentially allowing people to vote with their money, Tulipshare endeavours to play a tangible role in promoting ethical change in the boardrooms of global companies. 

15th July 2021 - 0 comments

Westgrove Group secures £6m from IGF to power growth

Fast growing facilities management company, Westgrove Group has secured funding £6 million from Independent Growth Finance (IGF). The funds will be used to provide working capital and support the growth of the business.

Based in Warrington, Cheshire, Westgrove Group has grown steadily since its formation in 1998, and provides security, cleaning, maintenance, customer service and operational support across some of the UK’s largest regional shopping centres, mixed-use destinations, corporate offices, business parks and airports.

14th July 2021 - 0 comments

Maven and Tier One Capital raise £6.26 million for property project

Maven Capital Partners has raised £6.26 million to fund Oak Meadows, a new-build family home development consisting of 61 homes in Middleton St George, Darlington, in conjunction with Calmont Homes.

The transaction includes a £1.76 million equity fundraise from Maven's co-investor network, Maven Investor Partners, alongside a £4.5 million debt facility from TOC Property Backed Lending Trust PLC, managed by Newcastle upon Tyne-based wealth management and property lending specialists, Tier One Capital. This is the second transaction in eight months that Maven and Tier One have successfully concluded.

20th May 2021 - 0 comments

Guy Rigby & David Murray launch their Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

Join Guy Rigby & David Murray as they launch their 3,000 miles The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, hoping to raise £250,000+ for UnLtd, becoming a beacon for social mobility and inclusion and transform the future of social impact in the UK.  

29th April 2021 - 0 comments

Maven acquires Nottingham Property for £3.7 million

Maven Capital Partners has acquired a 28,000 sq ft building in Nottingham city centre for £3.7 million from a South African-listed property fund. The transaction was funded by Maven Investor Partners, an established network of professional client investors.

14th April 2021 - 0 comments

LSBU donates £150k to create new apprenticeships in London small businesses

London South Bank University (LSBU) is donating £150k to ‘Reskilling the Recovery’ which is creating new apprenticeships for low-paid Londoners.

11th March 2021 - 0 comments

Foresight invests £2.35 million in MBI of RF Brown

Foresight Group has made a £2.35 million investment into RF Brown Limited, a shipping container hire, container sales and self-storage business.

4th March 2021 - 0 comments

BGF Invests £15.5 million in Burrington Estates

BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor has invested £15.5 million into property developer Burrington Estates, to support the ambitious growth plans of the Exeter-based business.  

15th February 2021 - 0 comments secures £500K funding to launch globally

Cricket Betting, one of the world's most prominent specialist cricket blogs, is set to expand its global reach having secured a significant funding round. The start-up, which has been operational for less than one year, has raised over £500K of private investment to support its next growth phase.

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