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NPIF invests £250k in Tees Valley food manufacturer

Darlington based food manufacturer Myco Foods Ltd plans rapid growth after securing £250,000 worth of funding from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

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Inshore Fisheries secures investment from NPIF

A fish and seafood wholesale business is riding a fresh wave of demand after securing investment for growth.

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Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund sparks first deal in Lancashire

NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, an NPIF product fund managed by FW Capital Limited has completed a £250,000 investment in Omega Product Services, a supplier to the electrical wholesale market.

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New chapter opens for training specialist following major investment

A specialist group of training companies is on the path to further growth, thanks to a major new investment.

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FW Capital invests in Roxoa Group in record time

Digital marketing specialist Roxoa Group has boosted sales after securing a six-figure investment from FW Capital through the Finance for Business North East Growth Plus Fund.

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Use BIBA's as a springboard

The finalists at one of Lancashire’s most prestigious business awards have been urged to shout about their success.

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TSF Retail Solutions targets growth thanks to multi-million pound deal

A leading North East-based shop fitter which works with UK retail giants such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Homebase and Topshop, can now be bolder in its growth plans after attracting significant investment from Aldermore and FW Capital.

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VSS choose Liverpool for headquarters

The UK’s leading ventilation hygiene and system surveying company has relocated to Liverpool from the south of England and is using regional business funding to drive growth and expansion plans.

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Former sales manager buys medical supplies firm in £1.4m deal

A Lancashire company which is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of X-ray protection equipment has been acquired by its former sales manager in a £1.4m deal.

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UNW advises drug wholesaler in crucial finance raising

Deal experts at business advisers and chartered accountants UNW have assisted a Northumberland pharmaceutical wholesaler to secure a six-figure funding boost to grow its business and create 25 jobs

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Business growth fund celebrates 650th investment

A regional business growth fund has achieved the significant milestone of making its 650th investment in North East companies.

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Oldham-based manufacturer to expand after receiving seven-figure funding package

An Oldham-based manufacturer, Quantum Profile Systems Limited is to continue expanding, following the purchase of its business premises, with support of a seven-figure funding package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and The North West Fund for Loans Plus, managed by FW Capital.

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Fund proves a business boost for Middlesbrough company

A Middlesbrough firm has secured a contract worth nearly £1m with backing from the £10m Tees Valley Catalyst Fund and Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

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Pioneering TVU catalyst fund makes first investment

A pioneering £10million fund, which is being spearheaded by Tees Valley Unlimited (TVU) to help companies bid for work, has made its first investment.

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The Greater Manchester Loan Fund and The North West Fund combine to back Intelling with £500,000 investment

Tele-marketing experts Intelling look to grow with financial backing from the GMLF and The North West Fund for Loans Plus.

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NVM Private Equity invests £3.5 million in Its All Good premium snacks business

NVM Private Equity (NVM) has invested £3.5 million of development capital in Gateshead based Its All Good (IAG), an innovative high-quality snack manufacturer specialising in premium tortilla chips.

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North East advisers drive through Solutions Recruitment fund raising and refinancing deal

Solutions Recruitment, one of the UK’s fastest growing staffing groups, brought together a top team of corporate finance advisers and funders from the North East to help advise on and deliver its recent fund raising and refinancing deal.

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2013 shaping up to be a great year for hydraulics company

A Tyneside hydraulics firm has proven it is fit for purpose after signing a deal to provide maintenance support to the company behind Britain's latest exercise system.

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Nonlinear Group has raised £1.53m to assist its next phase of expansion in the field of diagnostics

Newcastle based life sciences software and diagnostics business Nonlinear Group has announced that it has raised £1.53m of new external funding to assist with the financing of the next phase of its expansion in the field of diagnostics.

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