Bridges Evergreen Holdings

Permanent capital vehicle designed to provide long-term investment and hands-on support to ambitious, mission-led businesses.

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Bridges Fund Management make equity or quasi-equity investment into profit-with-purpose companies; public sector spin-outs; social sector organisations; and employee-owned businesses that are looking for an engaged, mission-aligned partner.

It focuses on high-impact organisations operating in its four key areas: health and wellbeing, education and skills, sustainable living and underserved markets.

Bridges will work in partnership with these organisations to support growth, build their teams and embed impact, with the ultimate goal of delivering better outcomes for people.

  • Fund size

    £50.3 million
  • Big Society Capital commitment

    £30 million

Key information

  • Geography

    UK wide
  • Investment type

    Enterprise equity
  • Fund manager

    Bridges Fund Management
  • Investment status

    Current
  • Investment date

    2016
  • Term

    10+ years

Impact

  • 3

    Number of ventures supported

  • 45

    Average number of young people looked after in year by New Reflections

  • 3,361

    Number of residents supported in year by Shaw Healthcare

Sustainable development goals

  • 1: No Poverty End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • 3: Good Health and Well-being Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
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Freddie Waite

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