Electra Partners has snapped up a clutch of secondary private equity funds in a deal which it describes as a 'discount'.
Ayan Mitra, founder of crowdfunding business CrowdBnk, tells GrowthBusiness about the platform’s ethos and why he thinks social investing could be the solution to start-up and growth company finance.
Loan provider iwoca has received capital itself through a funding round led by Beyond Digital.
Serial entrepreneur Nick Ogden, who calls himself an 'internet grandad', talks to GrowthBusiness about his latest venture.
The value of the UK's private equity buyouts has risen 23 per cent so far this year to £15.7 billion from £12.7 billion in 2011.
Continuing economic uncertainty means most businesses are still cautious about raising finance in 2013, research finds.
A peer-to-peer lending company which pairs borrowers and savers has been invested in by Augmentum Capital.
Technology merchant bank Restoration Partners has closed the first investment to be made through its Restoration Alpha Angels network.
Director pension funds could unlock more than ten times the amount of funding support for small and medium-sized enterprises as the new Business Bank, claims an industry specialist.
The coalition government has published its response to the Kay Review, a study on the UK equity markets.
European venture capital firm DFJ Esprit has exited its investment in Redkite Financial Markets.
Online fundraising platform Kickstarter has launched in the UK after announcing its intentions to do so in July.
Secondary trading platform Sharemark has been acquired by Asset Match and will now be re-branded.
Venture capital firm Albion Ventures has launched the Albion VCTs Top Up Offers as it looks to raise £15 million.
Online pawnbroker borro has netted its third round of investment and secured Canaan Partners as a backer.
RCapital portfolio business Morses Club has closed its second acquisition in four months as the business continues it return from administration.
A Series C funding round for Kabbage has seen it net a further $30 million (£18.5 milion) of growth capital.
Ahead of his keynote speaker role during the Finance 2.0 section of this year's Tech Tour Solutions, Anthemis Group founder Sean Park tells GrowthBusiness why he sees so much promise in the space and why Tech Tour resonates with his investment firm.
Despite the difficulty UK businesses experience in securing growth capital, 70 per cent of the population is willing to back British businesses.
ATM business NoteMachine has been sold by turnaround investor Rutland Partners after a six-year investment.
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