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Could Equity Investment Help you to Grow your Business Faster?


If you’d like to grow your business faster and maximise its long-term value, a loan or debt investment might not necessarily be the best funding choice to help you achieve your goal.

Business owners and management teams often think that loans and debt investments are their only option and don’t consider the potential advantages of an equity investment.

Over the last decade equity investment or private equity has become far more widely accepted as an alternative funding source for management teams looking to grow their businesses more rapidly.

While it isn’t right for all businesses, where a business has an experienced and well-balanced management team, a clear business plan focussed on growth coupled with strong products and services, equity investment could be the right funding option and the route to faster growth.

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The Development Bank of Wales exists to help businesses in Wales start up, strengthen and grow, by getting them the capital they need across a range of routes.

As a unique resource in Wales, we offer flexible finance to all businesses at all stages, with funds available from £1,000 to £10million.

Our teams of friendly and dedicated staff all across Wales are on hand to provide guidance on the right investment and support for your business, and can provide the local insight which we know business owners value.

We’re one of the top five institutional venture capital investors in the UK by volume, with more than £100m invested in tech businesses.

We also work alongside partner organisations like Business Wales, and offers co-investment alongside banks, crowd funders, grants, private and corporate investors and other lenders.

And we’re committed to helping Welsh businesses improve their sustainability and achieving net-zero goals, helping them to transition to Wales’ green business future.

For more information, visit the Development Bank website at to find out more.


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