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Stay up to date with our latest deal news and insights articles, plus success stories and case studies from across the portfolio.

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BGF invests €4 million into Limerick tech company Eventmaster

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BGF invests €4 million into Limerick tech company Eventmaster

Eventmaster provides ticketing, registration and fundraising solutions for large events, national sports bodies and charities.

6 June 2024

Action24 closes new €3 million funding round

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Action24 closes new €3 million funding round

We’ve doubled our original investment into Dublin-based security company Action24, following a period of strong growth for the business.

23 April 2024

Experienced investor Adam Crinion joins the BGF team

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Experienced investor Adam Crinion joins the BGF team

Adam brings with him valuable experience of investing in Irish businesses, having worked on more than 30 new and follow-on investments throughout his career.

24 November 2023

BGF announces €7 million equity investment into The Avoca Clinic

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BGF announces €7 million equity investment into The Avoca Clinic

The Avoca Clinic is Ireland’s leading cosmetic surgery clinic. Learn how we’re supporting the company’s growth plans.

14 September 2023

BGF backs Galway-based specialist marine business Ocean Crest Marine

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BGF backs Galway-based specialist marine business Ocean Crest Marine

Our multi-million euro investment into the business will support its ambitious international expansion plans.

5 September 2023

BGF announces new CEO, as it declares maiden dividend to UK shareholders

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BGF announces new CEO, as it declares maiden dividend to UK shareholders

Andy Gregory has been appointed CEO of BGF, as we declare maiden dividend of £30m to our UK shareholders.

8 September 2022

BGF invests €12.5 million in Galway-based supplement business Revive Active

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BGF invests €12.5 million in Galway-based supplement business Revive Active

We’re supporting Revive Active’s ambitious team, as the brand looks to scale its operations in international export markets.

3 June 2022

BGF makes multi-million-euro investment in Dublin Meat Company

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BGF makes multi-million-euro investment in Dublin Meat Company

We’re pleased to be backing DMC, the specialist food producer behind the Fit Foods healthy ready meals brand.

3 June 2022

International medtech veteran joins Ostoform board

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International medtech veteran joins Ostoform board

Specialist medical device business Ostoform appoints Stephan Bonnelycke, experienced medtech professional and PE advisor, as its new Non-Executive Director.

31 March 2022

Moog Inc. acquires Dublin’s TEAM Accessories Limited

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Moog Inc. acquires Dublin’s TEAM Accessories Limited

After pursuing a focused growth strategy in recent years, the Dublin-based aerospace and industrial engineering business was acquired by Moog for an undisclosed price.

24 February 2022

BGF leads €7 million investment into Portlaoise-based manufacturer Aubren

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BGF leads €7 million investment into Portlaoise-based manufacturer Aubren

The Irish design and manufacturing business specialises in air solutions for mission critical applications.

23 December 2021

BGF invests over €10 million in Tigers Childcare

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BGF invests over €10 million in Tigers Childcare

The Dublin-based business has secured €10.5 million to continue to grow and push boundaries in the childcare space in Ireland and the UK.

10 November 2021

BGF leads €3 million investment round into Mullingar-based Ostoform

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BGF leads €3 million investment round into Mullingar-based Ostoform

The Irish medtech company produces medical seals for patients following a colostomy, Ileostomy or urostomy.

26 October 2021

BGF completes record 15 exits in H1 2021 across both Ireland & the UK

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BGF completes record 15 exits in H1 2021 across both Ireland & the UK

We invested more than £316m into nearly 80 growing businesses during the first half of the year.

4 August 2021

Irish medical device business Vasorum announces board appointment

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Irish medical device business Vasorum announces board appointment

Bob Smouse M.D., F.A.C.R. joins the company’s board, as a Non-Executive Director.

4 July 2021

BGF announces €6 million investment into Vasorum

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BGF announces €6 million investment into Vasorum

The Dublin-based medtech develops medical devices for closing arterial punctures in vascular, cardiology, radiology and neuro-radiology procedures.

4 March 2021

Croom Precision Medical appoints Michael Maher as Non-Executive Chair

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Croom Precision Medical appoints Michael Maher as Non-Executive Chair

Michael was previously a Partner at PwC, as well as CFO and COO at the global electrical group Glen Dimplex.

4 November 2020

BGF announces multi-million-euro investment in Croom Precision Medical

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BGF announces multi-million-euro investment in Croom Precision Medical

The medtech company secured minority equity funding to expand its facility, equipment and team.

4 October 2020

BGF welcomes successful exit of Brindley Healthcare

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BGF welcomes successful exit of Brindley Healthcare

Orpea (now emeis), a leading European operator in dependency care, has acquired a 50% shareholding in the care home business.

4 June 2020

BGF invests €3.6m in Dublin-based security firm Action24

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BGF invests €3.6m in Dublin-based security firm Action24

Our multi-million-euro investment will be used to support the security business, as the team sets out on its exciting next phase of growth.

4 June 2020

BGF invests in leading cybersecurity software business Edgescan

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BGF invests in leading cybersecurity software business Edgescan

We’ve invested €10.5m to acquire a minority stake in Edgescan, one of Ireland’s top cybersecurity businesses.

4 June 2020

BGF invests in aerospace engineering firm TEAM Accessories

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BGF invests in aerospace engineering firm TEAM Accessories

We’ve invested €5m to acquire a significant minority stake in one of Ireland’s leading aerospace engineering businesses.

4 December 2019

BGF invests €5 million in Irish housebuilder Winterbrook

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BGF invests €5 million in Irish housebuilder Winterbrook

Our multi-million-euro investment will support Winterbrook’s ambitious growth strategy, as we take a minority stake in the family-owned business.

4 March 2019

Mary Harney joins the board of Brindley Healthcare

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Mary Harney joins the board of Brindley Healthcare

The former Tanaiste and Minister for Health has been appointed to the board of BGF-backed nursing home operator Brindley Healthcare.

4 January 2019

Ulster Bank joins forces with patient capital investors BGF in Ireland

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Ulster Bank joins forces with patient capital investors BGF in Ireland

Together with Ulster Bank, ISIF, Bank of Ireland and AIB, we’re proud to be our support to Irish SMEs.

4 July 2018