16th July 2024

Bridges exits community-focused services business Nexgen

In its fourth exit of the year, Bridges is delighted to announce it has agreed to sell the Nexgen Group to Bidvest Noonan, a market-leading provider of facilities services.

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29th April 2024

Bridges agrees sale of VivaGym in Spain

We’ve completed a successful exit from leading Iberian low-cost fitness operator Viva Gym, which went from 15 gyms to over 100 during our ownership.

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27th February 2024

Bridges exits specialist plant-based food supplier Vegetarian Express

We’re delighted to announce our successful exit from Vegetarian Express, the specialist plant-based ingredients supplier, to NVM Private Equity.

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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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3rd October 2023

Bridges appoints Henry Jones as Head of Value Creation

Bridges has appointed Henry Jones, an experienced business leader and operator, to lead its’ impact-integrated value creation function, working across the portfolio.

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7th December 2022

Bridges invests in HYCUBE to accelerate the clean energy transition

Bridges’ private equity funds have invested in HYCUBE, a Germany-based company that offers residential homeowners access to clean energy, via solar panels, its proprietary high-tech battery storage and smart energy…

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6th September 2022

Bridges exits IFG to THI

We’re pleased to announce that Bridges has completed the sale of Impact Food Group to THI Investments, a pan-European family-owned investor in high growth businesses that are leaders in their niche. Impact Food Group is a leading UK school catering company focused on providing healthier food to children and promoting a positive food culture among […]

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10th October 2022

Bridges backs Evora Global, a specialist ESG real estate consultancy

We’re delighted to report that the Bridges Sustainable Growth Funds have made a majority investment into Evora Global, a UK consultancy that helps clients around the globe to improve the sustainability and reduce their climate risk of their real estate portfolios. Founded in 2011 by Chris Bennett, Ed Gabbitas and Paul Sutcliffe, Evora has grown […]

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9th November 2022

Bridges invests in Storetec to support better data security

Bridges is delighted to announce its investment into Storetec, a digitisation and data storage business in which it has acquired a majority stake. Storetec, based in Hull, provides outsourced document scanning, archive storage and cloud-based document management solutions to businesses in both the public and private sectors, including NHS Trusts, councils, FTSE 100 companies, professional […]

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6th May 2022

‘Hall of Fame’ honour for Bridges at Private Equity Awards 2022

Bridges’ Philip Newborough and Michele Giddens collected a special award at this year’s Private Equity Awards in London. Our co-CEOs (and co-founders) were this year’s selection for the private equity ‘Hall of Fame’ – in recognition of the work they (and Bridges more broadly) have done in building the market for sustainable and impact-driven investing. […]

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20th December 2021

Bridges Annual Report 2020-2021

Our latest annual report looks at all the highlights from what was a remarkable year for the Bridges funds, with a strong recovery in value from the mid-pandemic lows and a number of exciting new investments across the platform. Click here to have a read. We’d love to know what you think!

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30th November 2021

Bridges backs circular economy business Tier 1 to reduce e-waste

The Bridges Sustainable Growth Funds have completed their fourth investment this year, backing Manchester-based Tier 1 – a pioneering circular economy business that specialises in refurbishing and recycling used IT hardware. Tier 1 is helping to tackle a growing global challenge: electronic waste. According to the UN, 54m tonnes of e-waste was produced globally in […]

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