Investment Criteria

BiG Funding

Investments have been made by the members of the Business Investors Group, collectively and individually, over the past eighteen years and represent a total investment in excess of £22.5 million.

Total equity stakes range from 11 per cent through to majority holdings.operating_bubble

Over 80 per cent of funds have been made within SMEs here in the ‘North East of England’.

Of the 66 companies in which BiG has invested, 19 have delivered excellent investment returns and 33 are still progressing and developing.

Investment Sector History

Sector Area Funds
Finance Silver and VC Funds £2,300k
Construction Demolition
Property
£1,600k
Consumer Goods Food Production £1,900k
Engineering Engineering
Ship Building
£2,725k
Leisure & Retail Entertainment
Mail Order
£3,350k
Media Photography   Publishing £1,190k
Support Services Office Equipment Security
Market Research   Translation
£2,648k
Technology Internet Service   Technology £6,837k

Sector Investments Covering

Advertising
Bioscience & Biotechnology
Business & Financial Services
Chemicals
Communications
Computer Hardware & Software
E-commerce

Education
Electronics
Engineering
Food & Drink
Leisure & Entertainment
Manufacturing
Marketing

Media
Property
Retail
Training
Transport
Wholesale Distribution