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    Market Mouse

    “We are delighted with the support MSIF has provided. It is extremely difficult for start-up companies to get funding and without them we may not have got the business off the ground.”

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    Revolver Retail

    A retail and events business which provides short term space to retailers has been backed by Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

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    Inteb Managed Services

    A business which provides advice to companies to help them become more energy efficient is expanding with funding from The North West Fund for Micro Loans, managed by Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

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Latest News

Digital platform gets in shape with NPIF funding

Liverpool-based CEMOS Solutions Limited, a cloud-based digital platform developer, has received £150,000 of equity funding from NPIF – Maven Equity Finance, which is managed by Maven Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

The investment was administered by MSIF, which has partnered with Maven Capital to deliver funding to businesses in the Liverpool City Region.

MSIF Commit Full £5 Million of Grant Funding

MSIF have committed the full £5 million pounds of their High Growth Business Investment Programme.

The programme which was launched in 2015 saw MSIF investing £75k - £1m to businesses, through grants of up to 20% of the overall project costs, to help businesses wishing to expand or relocate in the Liverpool City Region, with the aim of creating and preserving jobs in the area. 

Sort Rehearsal Rooms

Lee Mitchell and Alexandros Brits have set up Sort Rehearsal Rooms, a state of the art facility in the Baltic Triangle, with the help of a £50,000 investment from MSIF, in the form of two £25,000 Start Up loans.

Sort Rehearsal Rooms is a space for musicians who wish to rehearse, record or store their equipment. The aim of the business is to help musicians make it in the music industry.

Couple realise business dream with backing from MSIF

A couple from Warrington have realised their dream of running a business with backing from Liverpool-based funding provider MSIF.

Mangobean has been opened by John and Dawn Steer in the Green Oaks Shopping Centre in Widnes.

MSIF backs MBI of Delta Rock Group

Delta Rock Group, an electrical engineering business based in Sandycroft, has been acquired by Scott Davis, with the support of a mezzanine loan facility from MSIF.

Delta Rock Group, incorporated in 1990, has grown organically and has traditionally had a focus on electrical installation within the industrial and process sectors. Delta Rock Group has strong existing relationships with the NHS, local education authorities and with many of the UK’s blue chip manufacturing and process companies.

Christmas decoration company Arredatore expands with Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund investment from MSIF

NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance has invested in Arredatore, a Christmas lighting and decoration company, based in Aintree, predominately serving commercial customers.

Arredatore trade as The Christmas Decorators, and are a franchise operation of nationwide company ‘The Christmas Decorators’. The franchise covers the Liverpool City Region and parts of Preston and Wigan.

MSIF backs niche recruitment business

A recruitment agency specialising in the healthcare, HR and construction sectors has been set up in Liverpool with backing from business funding provider MSIF.

Talento Limited was launched in June 2016 by experienced recruiters Brian McGlynn and Andrew Coyne and accomplished businessman Michele Dematteis.

Andrew Coyne will head up the healthcare arm which will recruit a variety of roles including senior managers, care managers, registered nurses and support staff for domiciliary, residential care and nursing homes across the UK.

MSIF backs Ninja Warriors contestant’s new ninja training facility in Liverpool

A semi-finalist from the hit TV show Ninja Warriors has opened his own ninja-style gym and fitness studio in Liverpool.

Henry Cookey, who has his own personal training business, has opened HC:Fit Ninja Training just outside Liverpool city centre, close to Sandhills train station.

The main emphasis of the facility is the ‘ninja training zone’ which is fitted out with a range of obstacles and activities similar to Ninja Warriors and assault courses such as Tough Mudder. There is also a gym and fitness studio.

Family Italian food import business expands with backing from MSIF

A Liverpool-based family business that imports food products from Italy to supply to restaurants around the UK is expanding with backing from business funding provider MSIF.

In Tavola Italian Food & Wine Company Limited was set up in 2014 and is run by brothers Donato, Carmine, Paolo Cillo and their sister Maria.

They arrived in Liverpool 10 years ago from their native Italy and set up several businesses including Paulo & Donato’s Italian deli in Williamson Square and Crust, a pizzeria and pasta restaurant which has a venue on Bold Street with a second site due to open soon in Woolton village.