Cheshire and Warrington is an area with an outstanding heritage of ambitious and innovative SMEs. These businesses are at the heart of our economy, delivering the growth and innovation that is critical to the future of our area. However, our businesses tell us consistently that one of the key barriers to growth is accessing the right kind of finance when they need it. The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund can support Cheshire and Warrington businesses to gain investment for their growth plans, creating jobs and new products and services as a result.
We’re delighted that NPIF delivers what businesses need and it has already supported many firms from across sectors including manufacturing, life sciences and technology.
Like the innovative businesses featured below, we would encourage firms in Cheshire and Warrington to see how NPIF could support taking your business to the next stage of growth.
Birmingham-based Sales Bond has its eyes on expansion into Cheshire after achieving 300 per cent growth and securing £70,000 worth of investment from shareholders, including £30,000 from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, a product managed by GC Business Finance and MSIF and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Sales Bond is an independent … Continue reading "Microfinance"
Aptus Clinical, a specialist clinical contract research organisation based at Alderley Park, received a £150k loan from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, managed by FW Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF). The growth capital loan has boosted the organisation’s expansion plans, allowing additional investment in infrastructure, staff and capabilities to … Continue reading "Debt Finance"
The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund invested £1.25m to support My Digital Accounts in its mission to strengthen its staff numbers and boost its marketing activity. The investment was made by NPIF – Maven Equity Finance which is managed by Maven Fund Managers and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Founded in 2015 in Wilmslow, … Continue reading "Equity Finance"