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15th March 2023

NPIF – Maven Capital Partners North West expands local investment team with new appointments


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Maven Capital Partners has announced the appointment of Klarissa Nura and Josh Malyan as Investment Associates. Klarissa and Josh will support the local investment team working with high growth businesses to offer finance through NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, which is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, across Maven’s North West office network in Preston, Burnley, Manchester, Liverpool and Southport.

Klarissa is an economics and management graduate, specialising in strategic finance with a background in sustainability and sustainable investment. Prior to joining Maven she worked with the ImpactVest team as project lead, and a research analyst at Capitol in sustainable investment. Josh is a graduate with a master’s in financial and computational mathematics from the University of Nottingham.

Maven’s new hires will enable the launch of a series of live 1-2-1 investment clinics in March. The clinics will enable companies to identify the most suitable type of finance to meet their funding needs. Run by Maven’s local investment team, who have two dedicated Investment Managers for each sub-region they operate in, the clinics will be held across Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Liverpool City Region.

Ryan Bevington, Fund Manager, NPIF North West Equity Fund at Maven, said “We are delighted to welcome Klarissa and Josh as we further strengthen our presence across the Northern Powerhouse region. We understand the importance of proactive localised support and we have invested in the resource to make sure we can spend time with ambitious management teams and deliver tailored funding support to businesses in the region. .”

Sean Hutchinson, Senior Manager at the British Business Bank, said: “Klarissa and Josh’s appointment is a clear sign that talent can be retained in the North and that the business landscape is full of opportunities for young and upcoming investment professionals. The 1-2-1 investment clinics will help companies understand how they can best access funds and the new appointees will provide an invaluable perspective on how business can take the next steps in their growth journeys.”

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund 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 Bank.

Maven Capital Partners UK LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Firm Reference Number 495929.

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