News 2011

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Andy Traynor to spearhead FW Capital’s push into Lancashire and Cumbria

FW Capital, the company which manages the North West Fund for Business Loans, has expanded its team in the North West. Former business banker, Andy Traynor has joined the company as an investment executive.

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Nick Munro has designs on business growth with a £75,000 loan from The North West Fund for Business Loans managed by FW Capital

The award-winning British designer Nick Munro who made his name by turning bed springs into egg cups has teamed up with FW Capital to expand NSM Trading, the wholesale arm of his design business.

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FW Capital lends first £2 million to 13 businesses in the North West

FW Capital, the company which manages the North West Fund for Business Loans, has invested over £2 million through 13 deals since the Fund launched in December 2010.

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Gavin Cowling joins FW Capital's North West Fund for Loans’ Team

FW Capital, the company which manages The North West Fund’s £35m Business Loans Fund has appointed Gavin Cowling as Senior Investment Executive, further strengthening its investment team in the North West.

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Postal services success following investment

Totalpost Services plc will use a £150,000 loan from FW Capital to support its strategy of becoming one of the UK's top complete mailroom services suppliers.

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Bastion secures investment for the future

A leading North East specialist security equipment manufacturer has raised £400,000 from FW Capital to support its future growth.

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Tuff X manufactures expansion with £400,000 investment

Processed glass manufacturer, Tuff X, is gearing up for growth in existing and new markets using investment totalling £400,000 from FW Capital and Lloyds TSB Commercial.

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Gary Guest joins FW Capital as Fund Manager

Fund management company, FW Capital has appointed Gary Guest as fund manager for the £35 million North West Fund for Business Loans, which is part of the recently-launched £184.8 million North West Fund. Guest will lead FW Capital’s team based in Liverpool, Manchester and Preston.

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Small-screen success as the Dene Group targets growth

Award-winning north east independent film and television production company, the Dene Group has secured investment totalling £795,000 to expand its operations and invest in new equipment.

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