Big Issue Invest

Big Issue Invest

Who we are Founded in 2005, Big Issue Invest extends The Big Issue’s mission by financing the growth of sustainable social enterprises. Big Issue Invest currently manages or advises on over £300 million of impact funds. Since 2005, we have provided £44 million in impact loans to more than a hundred social enterprises, alongside nearly £27 million in larger and more patient investments across coming from three major funds with a committed capital of nearly £43 million. Our social impact We provide finance to organisations that create positive social impact. Almost all our investees are unable to raise mainstream finance. We have made more than 330 since 2005, over 50% of which were into organisations working in the 25% most deprived areas of the UK. 80% of our investees became more financially sustainable as a result of our investment, and more than half were able to hire new staff last year.

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113-115 Fonthill Road
Finsbury Park
N4 3HH
United Kingdom


+44 (0)20 7526 3200


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