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Bridges Ventures

Bridges Ventures is a specialist fund manager, dedicated to using an impact-driven investment approach to create superior returns for both investors and society at-large. We believe that market forces and entrepreneurship can be harnessed to do well by doing good. Founded in 2002, we are majority-owned and managed by our Equity Partners and the Bridges Charitable Trust. We benefit greatly from the support, expertise and contact networks of the private equity companies that have backed us since inception, Apax Partners, 3i and Doughty Hanson.

At the beginning of every investment, we work closely with the management team to identify and design an IMPACT scorecard that we track annually. IRIS metrics form an important part of the final scorecard, as do other customised KPIs tailored to the investee in question.