FW Capital appoints new Portfolio Executive in Manchester office
FW Capital has appointed Mark Gardiner as Portfolio Executive
in the North West.
Focused on supporting the Northern Powerhouse Investment
Fund, NPIF - FW Capital Debt Finance in the North West,
Mark’s role is to work closely with FW Capital’s portfolio of
businesses and to support their growth plans.
Following FW Capital’s appointment to manage
the NPIF Debt Finance earlier this year, the leading SME investor
has already recruited five new people to the team.
Mark joins an
18-strong team delivering loan and mezzanine investments of between
£100,000 and £750,000 to businesses based primarily in
Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Liverpool City Region, Cumbria,
Tees Valley and Cheshire & Warrington
to help businesses execute their expansion
plans, Mark will utilise his vast experience working
within the banking sector to manage the growing portfolio
of SMEs in the £102m NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance.
more than 30 years of commercial lending experience, 14 of
which spent customer focused as a relationship director at
the Royal Bank of Scotland.
Enthused to be
working with ambitious businesses in the North West and to support
them with their growth plans Mark Gardiner
“I am excited
to join the FW Capital team and look forward to helping local
SMEs achieve their growth aspirations. FW Capital has a strong
reputation for providing tailored support for businesses across the
North West and I want to build valuable relationships with our
Thrilled to welcome
Mark to the team, Gary Guest, Fund Manager at FW Capital,
to be welcoming Mark to the team. He has a wealth of lending
experience and will add significant value to our extensive
portfolio of growing, SME customers.”
Powerhouse Investment Fund project is supported financially by the
European Union using funding from the European Regional Development
Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds
Growth Programme 2014-2020 and the European Investment