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Redemption Food Serves up New Product Development and Expansion Plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on September 6, 2016

Plans to develop new products and grow its customers base are on the menu for a County Durham food producer after its new management team brought in significant outside investment to support its expansion. Redemption Food manufactures a range of fresh soups, stews, sauces and fruit toppers which […]


Seizing the Opportunities of Brexit -Part 4

Uploaded by in Our Insight on August 8, 2016

In this series of blogs, we will address some of the issues faced by growing owner managed businesses in the brave new world of the UK leaving the EU. What the future holds remains uncertain, however there’s steps you can take to ensure your business is ready to […]


Bespoke Investment to Help High-End Bike Brand Make Tracks

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on July 26, 2016

A father and son team is riding high after attracting a six-figure investment from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to help widen the reach of their high-end cycling business. Ian and Trevor Hughes are the management team behind Vielo Sports Ltd, the sole UK distributor […]


Seizing the Opportunities of Brexit – Part 2

Uploaded by in Our Insight on July 14, 2016

In this series of blogs, we will address some of the issues faced by growing owner managed businesses in the brave new world of the UK leaving the EU. What the future holds remains uncertain, however there’s steps you can take to ensure your business is ready to […]


Seizing the Opportunities of Brexit – Part 1

Uploaded by in Our Insight on July 11, 2016

In this series of blogs, we will address some of the issues faced by growing owner managed businesses in the brave new world of the UK leaving the EU. What the future holds remains uncertain, however there’s steps you can take to ensure your business is ready to […]


Experienced Business Figures Join NEL Fund Managers’ Investment Committee

Uploaded by in NEL News on June 29, 2016

Two well-known North East businesspeople have been recruited to further strengthen the investment committee at regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers James Robson MBE and Simon Lenney have become part of the team that makes decisions on which investment applications to the Finance For Business North East […]


NEL Fund Managers Team Takes Control Through New Employee Ownership Trust

Uploaded by in NEL News on May 17, 2016

The team at regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers has made a significant investment in its own future by taking control of the business through the formation of an Employee Ownership Trust. Based around the John Lewis partnership model, Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs) were created in 2012 […]


Impact of Investment Capital Praised as Callstream Group Acquired by US Technology Giant J2 Global

Uploaded by in Success Stories on May 10, 2016

The potential for growth capital investments to help North East companies achieve global success has been highlighted by the acquisition by a US technology giant of a successful communications firm with regional roots. Callstream Group Limited, a leading national provider of cloud-based call management technology, has been acquired […]


Raising Finance Needs Maths and Gut Feel

Uploaded by in Our Insight on May 4, 2016

When raising finance for your business, it probably goes without saying that there’s a certain amount of maths involved. Any professional provider of finance is going to ask you how you arrived at the amount of finance you’ve requested. The number is usually derived from a cash flow […]


New Growth Fund Investment Helping Royston Power On

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on April 21, 2016

North East engineering expertise is set to drive growth at a successful regional power generation business as it looks to expand the range of consultancy work it undertakes in global markets. Royston Power Generation sells, installs, maintains, services and repairs diesel engines for a wide range of domestic […]