August 2020

BGF invests £6m in Kagool to support growth ambitions

ABOUT BGF

Business Growth Fund (BGF) is an independent private equity company with up to £2.5 billion in capital. The fund initially invests between £2m and £10m into privately owned and AIM-listed, profitable companies providing growth capital in the form of long-term equity investment.

 

ABOUT KAGOOL

Kagool is an award-winning digital agency and top tier, Sitecore Platinum Partner. With offices in Cardiff, Manchester and London the company has more than 65 digital specialists in-house, including Sitecore developers (three of whom are Sitecore MVPs), visual and UX designers, digital marketers, SEO and digital strategists. Kagool has grown organically under the management of founder Chris Short, who established the business in 1999 and stepped back from his role as CEO to chairman in 2016. Through the leadership of Dan Berry, who joined the business in 2012 and became CEO in 2016, Kagool has since been recognised as an E-consultancy Top 100 Digital Agency and a Sitecore Platinum Partner.

 

ABOUT THE DEAL

BGF has invested £6m in Kagool to support its organic and acquisitive growth strategy.

 

OUR WORK

We acted as financial adviser to BGF on their investment into Kagool.

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Kagool has demonstrated impressive growth in recent years, becoming a true industry leader through a proven track record of growth, customer satisfaction and well-deserved accolades.

Daniel Tapson, Investor, BGF