Badgemaster

Investment : £1.2m

Transaction : Growth Capital

Location : Nottingham

Sector : Manufacturing

Badgemaster, a Nottingham-based manufacturer of bespoke name tags and badges, received a £1.2million investment from FDC to support the business’ expansion plans, including welcoming new director Ian Bradbeer FCMA to the existing management team.

Established in 1992, Badgemaster produces around 250,000-300,000 badges each month for more than 30,000 customers, with approximately 5 million people wearing its badges every day. The business has delivered products for clients including Harrods, Selfridges, Waitrose, John Lewis, Boots, Nandos, Thorntons, Virgin Atlantic, O2, Centre Parcs, Costa, Easy Jet and Premier Inn. In 2006, the firm was awarded the Royal Warrant for its work supplying badges to the staff of the Royal Households, achieving worldwide recognition.