October, 2015 • NEL Fund Managers Limited

Getting your Hands on the Export Ball

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on October 22, 2015

The three Rugby World Cup fixtures held in Newcastle earlier this month provided a truly unforgettable spectacle, and its legacy is hopefully going to be much more than just a sporting one. High profile trade delegations from both New Zealand and South Africa took the opportunity to visit […]

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

Uploaded by in Recent Investments 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 […]

OneGym Moves into Teesside with Third Growth Fund Investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on October 8, 2015

A successful North East ‘no frills’ fitness business is building up for a healthy future after making its first move into Teesside. Paul and David Pearson opened OneGym in Bishop Auckland in 2012, offering users access to all the latest fitness equipment without costly add-ons like swimming pools […]

Developing the Skills to Pay the Bills

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on October 1, 2015

“The skills gap is the most significant problem businesses are talking to me about at the moment.” So said BBC business journalist Steph McGovern when she visited the region recently to talk to the North East Advanced Manufacturing Forum. And it’s not just the technical skills that you’d […]