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.
Incoming new work has contributed to the fastest growth seen in the UK services sector for over half a year, new figures show.
The founders of the Innocent Drinks brand are investing in kids company Toucan Box through a new investment firm, Jam Jar.
Boutique hotel brands Malmaison and Hotel du Vin are now under private equity ownership following a deal involving American firm KSL Capital Partners.
Debt and equity finance support has been provided to baby products business Gro Group though a management buy-out.
Supermarket chain Tesco has acquired the Giraffe restaurant chain for £48.6 million and now intends to turn it into a 'family-friendly' retail destination.
A flash sale site aimed at mothers of small children has raised £900,000 to add to the angel funding it received in 2012.
A seed round for flower delivery service Yours Florally has been secured so that the business can target penetration into the UK.
Online fashion boutique farfetch has taken its fundraising takings up to $44 million (£29.3 milion) on the back of a funding round led by Conde Nast International.
London start-up payasUgym.com has again used the Enterprise Investment Scheme to secure over £900,000 from existing backer Supremum Capital.
Early crowdfunding beneficiary Kamm & Sons has returned to the funding method to raise a further £325,000.
Index Ventures has added another fashion-based company to its portfolio by investing in The Business of Fashion.
The management of TeamSport Racing has led a buy-out of the business with help from Connection Capital.
Hair styling brand GHD has undergone a buy-out through a trade of ownership between Montagu Private Equity and Lion Capital.
Tyres on the Drive is planning to expand its operations into Yorkshire by using the £640,000 it has secured from Enterprise Ventures and MMC Ventures.
The Hut Group has continued with its acquisition drive by acquiring Probikekit.com from Encore Capital and the company's management team.
London-based venture capital fund Smedvig Capital has sold its interest in self storage business Selstor to a trade buyer.
A US-headquartered e-commerce platform for vintage products and handmade items has bought Mixel.
Retail figures for goods bought during the last month of 2012 grew by 0.3 per cent over the same period in 2011, but fell over the month before.
To coincide with the second crop of Future Fifty companies being named, GrowthBusiness meets Green Man Gaming and its founder Paul Sulyok to find out what being a member involves.
Keith Holdt, investment director and head of the Value Enhancement Group at LDC, argues that big data shouldn't be intimidating for growing companies.
Visiting Colorado with the best of the UK cleantech sector to develop contacts with investors and partners.
The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them.