Private equity and venture capital funds are outperforming pension fund assets and the FTSE All-Share, according to industry body the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA).
Loss-making junior stock exchange PLUS-SX is to be sold to inter-dealer broker ICAP for a nominal sum.
Three months after stepping down as head of 3i, Michael Queen has been replaced from within by Simon Borrows.
Riding on a wave of fast-growing European technology companies is Ben Holmes of Index Ventures. GrowthBusiness asks him about his personal investment approach and the prospects for British tech firms.
The board of PLUS Markets Group has given up its search for a new buyer and initiated an ‘orderly closure’.
AIM-listed investment management group Braveheart has raised £164,000 by way of a subscription by new and existing shareholders for 1,093,333 new ordinary shares.
Sharemark has failed to entice any PLUS-quoted companies to join its trading platform, as businesses await news on the future of PLUS.
Index Ventures has led a seed funding round in money transfer service TransferWise to allow the business to attract new staff and develop its technology platform.
Bobby Lane, partner at accountancy firm Shelley Stock Hutter, talks to GrowthBusiness about how best to secure bank finance.
Johnny Hewett, CEO at private equity firm Smedvig Capital, looks at management and investor relations and explains its importance in a cordial partnership.
Data Explorers has moved from private equity to trade ownership through a sale to a US buyer.
A year after securing Series A capital of £2.5 million, Funding Circle has closed its second round with Index Ventures.
A new business bank chaired by former RBS boss George Mathewson has bought Singers Asset Finance.
Directors’ salaries on London’s junior market are at all-time highs, but almost half of CEOs did not get a pay rise last year.
Nick Britton, research director at Vitesse Media Research, gives a sneak preview of this annual survey.
Venture capitalist Wol Kolade shares lessons learned from two decades of investing in growth companies.
The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) remains home to over 1,100 ambitious companies and professional services firms.
Brazilian entrepreneur Eduardo Ferre speaks exclusively to Growth Business about succeeding despite ‘some bad advice’ and the desire to pass on his experience to the next generation of entrepreneurs
When a name as big as Lord Young says something, you'd be wise to sit up and listen: so were his comments on alternative finance and small business accurate?
Serial entrepreneur Ivan Massow has entered the race to succeed Boris Johnson as Mayor of London: but is it ever a good idea for people from the world of business to cross over into politics?
The gap in businesses’ measurement of customer experience means they don’t know what customers really want, research finds