DekelOil has joined London's Alternative Investment Market to fuel growth, and raised £1.7 million in the process.
PLUS new issue China Sports Development has become the third admission to the junior market during 2012 as part of its plans to tap into the lucrative sports market in China.
AIM-listed Braveheart Investment Group’s portfolio company Design LED Products (DLP) has closed a second funding round worth £639,000 following a £1.1 million investment round completed in January this year.
UK publishing company Pearson has acquired Germany-based Stark Holding from European investors Syntegra Capital for an undisclosed sum.
Don't waste time wishing the Eurozone mess will all go away. GrowthBusiness blogger Wol Kolade writes that SMEs who run with it and look at other options, may just turn a bad situation to an advantage.
Cambridge start-up Neul has raised $12.8 million (£8 million) following a round of funding led by European venture capital firm DFJ Esprit.
Increasingly, creative businesses are turning to trend forecasting to find out about industry developments.
Angel investors at the Beer & Partners London investment fair will be looking for evidence of ‘strong management’ from the early stage companies seeking funding.
With more businesses pursuing sales in far-flung international markets, exposure to more local or ‘exotic’ currencies needs to be managed.
The UK government should ‘resolutely pursue its international interests’ in intellectual property and copyright, particularly in the notorious infringement markets of China and India, as part of a major overhaul of current laws, a report recommends.
A sharp drop in UK exports to non-EU countries has led to a surprise widening of the trade in goods and services deficit to £3 billion in March, official statistics show.
Manufacturing offshore can be a complicated and daunting prospect for UK companies, but GrowthBusiness examines how being as close as possible to operations can ease the process.
British businesses don’t need to open an overseas office to start trading internationally. There are smart ways for companies to expand their customer base geographically without making a massive and risky investment.
The government has unveiled a package of four new schemes, and announced the extension of another, in a bid to boost the number of growing businesses that export.
Growing manufacturers are the target of a new venture that aims to help British businesses enter the Chinese market.
Plastic Logic, the e-reader developer, has finalised its fundraising deal with a state-backed Russian investor signed late last year and is embarking on plans for a $700 million (£437.2 million) production facility.
British companies are ‘wisely’ placing their faith in overseas markets after a sharp drop in confidence and renewed fears over domestic demand for the first half of the year, a report reveals.
With high-level British delegations having visited both China and India recently, GB details why there has never been a better time for UK exporters to explore the potential of these increasingly influential markets.
Equities will do better than any other asset class in 2010, according to a poll of fund managers from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).
Central and Eastern Europe-focused Arx Equity Partners has raised €102 million for its third fund, which is ‘on schedule to reach its €125 million target’.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
Building a high-growth business stage three: Choosing to partner with larger firms to collaborate on projects.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.