The Future Fund – two years on


Figures published at the end of January show that the Future Fund, a scheme launched by the British Business Bank (the BBB) at the height of the pandemic to support innovative UK companies, is now a shareholder in 265 British companies.

The list of businesses which are now part-owned by the Treasury includes retailers like Planks, Pollen + Grace and Conilon (the holding company for Black Sheep Coffee), and tech companies like Plum (a fintech investment platform) and Glint Pay (a digital gold exchange).

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