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NEL Fund Managers widens investment reach with new Teesside office

Uploaded by in NEL News & Insights on June 11, 2024

The North East’s most active business investor is establishing a new office in Teesside to help maximise its investment presence right across the region.


Talk Works marks tenth anniversary with twin business and environmental landmarks

Uploaded by in Case Studies, Small Loan Fund on May 30, 2024

A specialist North East mental health consultancy has marked its tenth anniversary by securing a new partnership with a national business organisation and a top-level environmental certification.


G&B Civil Engineering focused on sustainable growth after North East Fund investment exit

Uploaded by in Case Studies, Growth Capital Fund on May 21, 2024

A thriving North East civil engineering firm is aiming to build sustainably on the growth it has secured over the last four years after successfully exiting its second North East Fund investment agreement.


Nirvana Europe taking a run at North America with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on April 4, 2024

A specialist North East sports travel and events firm is taking a run at growing its presence in North America with the help of a £500,000 investment from the North East Fund.


NEL views on the launch of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II

Uploaded by in NEL News & Insights on April 3, 2024

The British Business Bank has recently launched the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II (NPIF II), bringing with it £660m to invest in businesses across the North, aimed at fostering growth and prosperity.

NEL will be delivering the Debt Finance Fund and Smaller Loans Fund in the North East, enabling investments of £25,000 to £2m to support growing ambitious businesses. Here we chat to members of the NEL team to see what the Funds mean to them.


Northumberland design firm realising growth ambitions with NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on March 25, 2024

A Northumberland design company is expanding its range of services and its workforce with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund.


Launch of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II provides £660m boost for small businesses

Uploaded by in NEL News & Insights on March 21, 2024

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II (NPIF II), aims to build on the success of the initial fund, with the purpose of driving sustainable economic growth by supporting innovation and creating local opportunity for new and growing businesses across the North.


Artisan doughnut chain shows appetite for growth with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on February 28, 2024

An ambitious coffee and doughnut café chain founded by two North East schoolfriends is set to open more stores and create more jobs after attracting a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund.


Lylalife gaining new customer insight with second North East Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on February 13, 2024

An ambitious North East continence product supplier is building up its customer service and business management resources after securing a second North East Fund investment through fund management firm NEL Fund Managers.


North East Growth Capital Fund

Uploaded by in NEL News & Insights on February 9, 2024