Maven Capital Partners has sold its stake in Atlantic Foods Group through a transaction which represents a 1.8x return.
Eco Market has added to its growing list of angel backers by securing the interest of ghd co-founder Martin Penny and former PayPal and eBay executive Elisabeth Ling.
Beringea and The Clark Group are investing in Monica Vinader to aid the business in its efforts to open new UK own-brand shops and develop its international distribution.
Time was of the essence when Mario Di Giorgio, CEO of e-cigarette brand Salmon & Trout, launched his business. He explains how being proactive worked.
Gaming and slot machine software company Quixant has joined the Alternative Investment Market and raised £4.55 million in the process.
Online martial arts retailer Kick Sport is now looking to create partnerships with martial arts clubs and associations on the back of a £250,000 venture capital investment.
To allow his brand to stand out in a crowded market, John Bramm decided that shaking up the marketing strategy was the best way to make it stand out.
Elliot Grove explains why his Raindance Film Festival and film school might not have survived without the website and Groupon.
Children's luggage company Trunki has secured a £3.92 million investment from the bank-backed Business Growth Fund.
Advertising can often be a difficult thing to gauge in terms of return on investment, but is pivotal for the future success of Broadbandchoices.co.uk
A social networking-based online betting business set up in August 2012 has netted a $3 million investment from a number of private investors.
A second restaurant-based management buy-out of the week has seen Drake & Morgan complete a £30 million deal with help from Bowmark Capital.
Private investor network Envestors has closed a new deal through the €5.3 million (£4.6 million) backing of insurance price comparison website CompareFinanza.it.
Mid-market private equity house LDC has upped its interest in the retail and consumer sector by backing the management buy-out of restaurant group D&D London.
Software firm Fits.me has netted £5 million through its Series A funding round so that it can develop its virtual fitting room services.
Energy drinks brand Red Bull has launched a business accelerator aimed at cultivating innovative music-orientated start-ups.
Betfair has responded to rumours that CVC Capital Partners may be about to launch an acquisition bid for the business by saying that 'there can be no certainty that an offer will be made'.
Luxury goods group LVMH has invested an undisclosed amount into clothing and footwear retailer R.M. Williams.
As the UK is increasingly swept up in Bradley Wiggins mania, Sheffield-based Planet X Bikes is gearing up for rapid growth on the back of a new funding package.
Specialist restructuring firm Hilco has followed up on its January acquisition of HMV's debt by acquiring the business and certain assets.
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.