Big Issue Invest
Last updated 8 July 2020, by Impactyield.
Big Issue Invest is the social investment arm of The Big Issue, one of the most well-known social enterprises in the UK. We help prevent poverty and create opportunity for communities by backing sustainable social enterprises, charities and ventures. We provide finance from £50,000 to £1.7 million in the form of loans, participation loans and equity.
Since 2005 BII has invested over £27 million, totalling more than 330 loans to social enterprises, directly benefitting over 1.8 million people and employing 3,200 people. Over 50% of the organisations we finance operate in the 25% most deprived communities in the UK.
Incorporation year: 2005
Headquarters location: United Kingdom
Currency for fund / product figures: GBP (Pound Sterling)
Total firm assets under management: 15404882 GBP
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Years top investment professionals have worked together: 5