3 December 2014

Autumn Statement 2014 – further funding for flagship British Business Bank programmes

Today’s Autumn Statement announced further funding for two of the British Business Bank’s flagship programmes. New funding for the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) scheme will enable British Business Bank and its partners to guarantee up to £500m of new lending to smaller businesses in 2015-16, while the highly successful Enterprise Capital Funds (ECFs) programme is […]

1 December 2014

British Business Bank Leads Financing Of First ‘Super-ECF’

The British Business Bank has led the successful financing of the first in an enhanced class of Enterprise Capital Funds (ECFs), contributing a £25m investment to IQ Capital Fund 2, worth a total of £42m. The new fund, also supported by £17m of private backing, will be able to make individual investments of up to […]