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6th February 2023

FW Capital celebrates double promotions in the North West


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FW Capital’s Manchester office is celebrating the promotion of Adam Husband and Laura Rees. This signals the firm’s commitment to investing in its future talent and rewarding high-performing individuals.

Adam and Laura have been promoted to Senior Investment Executive, following FW Capital’s ‘Career Path’ programme which delivers a structured approach for staff to gain relevant experience and future progression.  In their roles they are focused on the delivery of working capital and growth loans loans of £100,000 to £750,000 to SMEs in the North West through the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Both Adam and Laura come from strong banking and finance backgrounds. Adam joined FW Capital in 2017 as an Investment Executive and prior to this worked at NatWest. Laura has worked at FW Capital since 2020 as an Investment Executive after previous roles at Catalyst Finance, NatWest and RBS Invoice Finance.  Their promotions mirror areas of growth for FW Capital and supports the demand for investment by businesses across the region.

Gary Guest, North West FW Capital Fund Director said: “I would like to congratulate Adam and Laura on their promotions which are testament to their hard work and significant achievements over the past few years. We have a dynamic and ambitious team at FW Capital who are committed to supporting growing North West SMEs access funding.  Ensuring we continue to develop future leaders and invest in our people is an important part of this. By strengthening our team we can work together to fuel new opportunities for businesses via the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.”

Adam Husband Senior Investment Executive at FW Capital said: “Career path is a great initiative and is a tangible demonstration of FW Capital’s commitment to developing and rewarding its people. I’m delighted to be promoted and look forward to providing further flexible finance to dynamic businesses in the North West.”

Laura Rees, Senior Investment Executive at FW Capital added: “The FW Capital team is going from strength to strength as we concentrate all our efforts on helping businesses across the North, for the life of the investment. This culture is embedded in the way we work and my role at FW Capital puts me in a great position to help make things happen, whilst adding value wherever we can for Northern businesses seeking essential funding.”

Sean Hutchinson at British Business Bank, said: “With the recent appointment of Junior Bent, these new promotions are a positive indication that investment in the North West is active and continues to reach fast-growing companies. Laura and Adam will no doubt continue to bring transformational access to finance opportunities from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund to enterprises in their new roles.”

FW Capital can provide loans of £100,000 to £750,000 in the NPIF region with a focus on Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside, and the Tees Valley.

The Northern 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 Fund.

FW Capital Limited is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as a small authorised UK Alternative Investment Fund Manager under firm reference number 506719.

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