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David and Jonathan step up to director roles at NEL

Uploaded by in NEL News on May 9, 2018

Two well-known North East dealmakers have stepped up to senior management roles at regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers. David Thomas has been named as the Newcastle-based firm’s investment director, while Jonathan Luke has been promoted to portfolio director in recognition of their contribution to NEL winning […]


Evaluagent making the right calls with new contract wins

Uploaded by in Success Stories on September 7, 2017

A specialist North East software developer is casting its gaze across the Atlantic after picking up four major new contracts and increasing its annual turnover by 20 per cent in the last year. EvaluAgent designs software solutions for contact centres which use ‘gamification’ techniques to help ensure customers […]


New products in pipeline as Orcalight shines on Blue Planet once again

Uploaded by in Success Stories on September 4, 2017

A specialist North East manufacturer is looking to build on its international underwater success by targeting new markets with new products. Orcalight manufactures the world’s most powerful dive light, which is the main light to have been used in the filming of the BBC’s forthcoming landmark natural history […]


OneGym Strengthens Teesside Presence With Latest Growth Fund Investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on February 27, 2017

A successful County Durham-headquartered fitness business is going from strength to strength after opening its latest gym on Teesside. OneGym has added a 12,000 sq ft fitness facility on the border on Ingleby Barwick and Thornaby to its existing successful branches in Bishop Auckland, Newton Aycliffe and Redcar. […]


Double Dealmaker Promotion at NEL Fund Managers

Uploaded by in NEL News on June 3, 2016

Two well-known regional dealmakers have been rewarded for their contributions to the success of hundreds of North East businesses with promotions at regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers. David Thomas has become an investment manager with the Newcastle-based firm, while Jonathan Luke has been promoted to portfolio […]


Coffin Maker Praises Role of Investment Capital After Breaking £10M Turnover Barrier

Uploaded by in Success Stories on October 20, 2015

The head of the UK’s largest independent coffin manufacturer has praised the impact that outside investment has had on the growth of his business after seeing it break through the £10m annual turnover barrier. Julian Atkinson, managing director at JC Atkinson & Co, has seen the Washington-based firm’s […]