Design LED Products has secured an undisclosed investment from IKEA GreenTech, the venture capital company of global furniture retailer IKEA.
Heap pump, solar panel, biomass and gas boiler installer Ecovision has raised £3.6 million of new finance led by founder Peter Randall.
Independent furniture retailer Furniture Village has turned to equity capital so that it can finance a roll-out of UK stores.
A public-to-private acquisition has seen business supplies company office2office move into private equity control.
The management team of automotive data company Clifford Thames has turned to private equity to finance a buy-out of the business.
New research finds that 70 per cent of British businesses exporting believe that turnover will improve in the coming 12 months.
A campaign called Get in. Go Far has been kicked off by David Cameron's coalition to boost apprenticeships in Britain.
Private equity investor Hattington Capital has led a growth capital injection into Knomo so that the accessories company can build out its e-commerce platform and product offering.
North Wales-based SmartKem has closed a Series A transaction involving a syndicate of venture capital, corporate and regional backers.
Growth company investor MMC Ventures has led a new £2 million investment into subscription coffee business Pact Coffee.
High street supermarket chain Sainsbury's has added to its digital entertainment division by snapping up the remainder of e-books platform Anobii.
Kent-based Abbey Pharma has taken on external debt and equity finance so that it can support a planned buy-and-build strategy.
Digital news company BuzzFeed has now raised $96.3 million worth of external investment following its latest growth capital deal.
Parking technology platform JustPark has driven off with investment from Index Ventures at the same time as launching an imbedded car system.
Having been promoted by the alternative finance market, and debated by the government, banks will now be required to offer businesses referrals to other funding sources if a firm is rejected.
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