Rutherford Cross launches new retained search to appoint a newly created Investor role for BGF

BGF is a leading UK Private Equity Firm, investing in a diverse portfolio of early-stage, growth stage and listed businesses within various sectors ranging from digital, hospitality, retail to heavy industry, to name a few. Established in 2011, specifically with the aim to address the persistent shortage of funding available to UK’s small and mid-sized firms, and to inspire a generation of entrepreneurs typically overlooked by the investment community.

BGF has approximately £2.5 billion of investment injected into the UK market. The firm’s ethos is taking on the role of a supportive long-term investor providing crucial advice and strategic guidance, whilst maintaining a sub 40% non-controlling stake in the companies it invests in. Over 10% of investments BGF has made as a firm since setting up have been transacted by the Scottish offices.

BGF has 16 offices in the UK and Ireland, we invest across all regions and industry sectors, backing founders and management teams who are powering the future of the economy. Since 2011, BGF has invested in more than 390+ businesses creating a a unique and highly successful investment platform. At present, the platform delivers on average more than one investment a week of between £1m – £15m, in addition to significant follow-on funding for investee companies.

Given the firm’s monumental success, and in turn, the growth of its substantial aforementioned investment portfolio, BGF is now looking to further bolster the Edinburgh team by recruiting an Investor within the high-profile Northern Investment Team.

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