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29 October 2015

British Business Bank’s commercial arm supports UK SMEs with investment in Shawbrook Bank

British Business Bank Investments Ltd today announces its investment in specialist lender Shawbrook Group plc’s £75 million Tier 2 note issuance, demonstrating its continued commitment to improving access to capital for UK SMEs. Funds raised from the issue, which was completed yesterday, will enable Shawbrook Bank to increase its volume of lending to smaller businesses, […]

6 October 2015

British Business Bank Investments Limited partner BMS Finance provides £5 million of senior debt finance to the Clicksco Group

BMS Finance provides £5 million of senior debt finance to the Clicksco Group (“Clicksco”), a market leading ad tech group of companies specialising in the mining and manipulation of big data in the retail, finance and travel sectors. BMS Finance, the specialist provider of debt finance to small and medium-sized, privately owned companies, today announces […]

5 October 2015

British Business Bank partner Catapult secures a successful exit from Oxford Cryosystems through Management Buy-Out

Catapult invested in Oxford Cryosystems in September 2010 when it backed a management buy-out of the company from its previous corporate owners. The business, which is a worldwide market leader in providing low temperature devices used in x-ray crystallography, has continued to develop and grow during the period of Catapult’s involvement. The management team has […]

2 October 2015

Hitachi Capital (UK) plc and British Business Bank agree £100 million facility to increase asset finance for small businesses

Transaction is first of British Business Bank’s new ENABLE Funding programme Agreement will significantly increase the supply of asset finance solutions for small businesses The European Investment Fund will guarantee 50% of the facility The British Business Bank today agreed to provide a £100m facility to Hitachi Capital UK to fund a portfolio of newly […]