Allison Routledge joins FW Capital’s North East team
FW Capital is pleased to welcome experienced commercial
relationship manager Allison Routledge to their North East
Allison has joined the Billingham office as an Investment
Executive where she will be working with Nicky Atkinson to provide
short term finance for North East businesses through the £10
million Tees Valley Catalyst Fund.
With over 30 years’ experience in commercial banking with HSBC,
Allison will be helping ambitious North East businesses to bid for
new contracts. The Tees Valley Catalyst Fund offers loans of
between £100,000 and £2 million. Loans are typically offered for up
to 24 months and can be used to fund bonds relating to contracts
such as advance payment guarantees, performance and warranty
“I’m excited to be joining the team at this time. My experience
with HSBC and the Tyne Tees Commercial Centre has allowed me to
become very familiar with the needs of businesses in the North
East, and I am looking forward to helping ambitious companies
secure more contracts with our support,” Allison explained.
FW Capital’s North East team also manage the North East Growth
Plus Fund, which has already invested over £20 million in more than
34 regional business and has recently been given an additional
£3.75 million to invest in North East companies in 2016.
FW Capital’s North East Fund Manager, Joanne Whitfield welcomed
Allison to the team: “It’s great to have someone with Allison’s
experience on board. She has worked with a variety of businesses
and sectors throughout her career in the local area and has an
excellent understanding of the needs of expanding companies.”
Companies interested in loans from the Tees Valley Catalyst Fund
can contact Allison at FW Capital’s
Billingham office at Wynard Park House, Wynard Business Park,
Wynard, Billingham, TS22 5TB.