Despite the rapid growth of London's start-up technology scene, the deputy mayor of London still believes that more venture capital support is needed for the city to truly realise its potential.
Despite clothing retailer Fat Face shelving its plans to list after perceived weak institutional appetite, London's IPO market has experienced its busiest day of 2014.
Merger and acquisition activity on London's AIM market continued its upward curve by hitting four-year highs, our findings show.
The notion of private equity firms stripping down companies for a quick buck is 'out of date' and would end in a jail sentence, according to one of the most renowned investors in Britain.
Trade acquisitions in the UK fell by 466 to 355 during the start of 2014 when compared to the same period in 2013, new statistics show.
Direct lenders and peer-to-peer platforms accounted for £2.7 million of capital per day during 2014, new statistics show.
Merger and acquisition activity involving targets in the UK is on course to have its most active year since 2007, new research finds.
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Having launched a pilot of its waterless toilet system in sub-Saharan Africa and received interest from music festivals in the UK, Loowatt was awarded Innovator of the Year during an evening dedicated to celebrating success in the clean technology and renewables market.
The Enterprise Capital Funds programme has been renewed for a further ten years and secured a doubling in its commitment.
Against a backdrop of falling exports to non-European markets, UK firms are experiencing stronger growth on the domestic front.
A new fund created by part of the team behind Ingenious Ventures has been launched with a fundraising benchmark of £150 million.
Government investment pot the Regional Growth Fund has selected which businesses will receive the latest funding injections from its £3.2 billion stock.
With the global and European IPO market experiencing a resurgence, GrowthBusiness takes a look at the top ten listings during the first three months of the year.
The London Business School's fund management company has created a £30 million venture capital fund with help from Vince Cable's British business bank.
An increase in capital expenditure for businesses in the UK is on the cards following a renewed confidence, GE Capital says.
London-based venture capital firm Balderton Capital has raised a new $305 million fund aimed at investing through Series A deals.
As part of its yearly rotation of chairman, the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association has announced its latest incumbent.
Chancellor George Osborne has used his appearance at the Federation of Small Businesses 40th anniversary conference to announce a consolation on helping companies which have failed to secure a loan.
Despite record growth in February, the economy stalled during March as consumer services, business and professional services and retail suffered.
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