2nd July 2024

Bridges announces leadership evolution ahead of next growth phase

Michele Giddens will now be sole CEO of the firm, with Philip Newborough moving to a new role as Executive Chair.

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10th January 2023

Fenglin Zhao joins Bridges

We are delighted to welcome Fenglin Zhao as a Director in our Client & Strategy Development team.

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24th May 2023

Bridges promotes Kyle Bentwood and six others

Head of Origination Kyle Bentwood has been promoted to Partner, while six other team members across the Bridges team have also earned promotions.

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18th October 2023

Bridges picks up its third award in three weeks

Bridges has been named Impact Investor of the Year at the British Private Equity Awards, as part of a fruitful ‘awards season’

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13th July 2022

Bridges is a ‘Best for the World’ B Corp

Bridges has once again been recognised as a ‘Best for the World’ B Corp, in B Lab’s 2022 list of the top-performing certified B Corporations globally. We’re delighted to have been named a 2022 Best for the World™ B Corp™, which recognises those companies that score in the top 5% globally in the B Impact […]

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5th May 2022

IT recycling business Tier 1 partners with EOL to create £25m market leader

We’re delighted to announce that our portfolio company Tier 1 has joined forces with EOL IT Services, another IT asset disposal (ITAD) business, as we look to build another UK re-commerce champion. Tier 1 specialises in secure ITAD and refurbishment, helping to tackle the growing environmental challenge of electronic waste – of which 54m tonnes […]

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8th March 2022

“It’s easy for people to get complacent and forget there are still challenges”

To mark International Women’s Day, we asked Jo Lyon – co-founder of Bridges portfolio company Talking Talent, a consultancy focused on diversity – to talk about how we build more equitable and inclusive workplaces.   What was the problem you set out to solve with Talking Talent? Talking Talent started out looking at the challenges […]

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6th November 2021

Bridges ranked in top tier of B Corps globally

Every year, certified B Corporations – businesses that publicly commit to the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability, as verified by the non-profit B Lab – must go through a re-certification process, to benchmark against current best practice. This process takes into account how the business operates across several categories – […]

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7th December 2021

Inovus Medical wins Bridges Positive Impact Award 2021

This year, the Bridges Positive Impact Award – our category at the Growing Business Awards, intended to recognise growth businesses that are having a positive impact on people or the planet – was awarded to Inovus Medical. Bridges’ Kyle Bentwood discusses why the pioneering healthcare business stood out. Back in 2012, when Elliot Street and […]

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