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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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St Helens Based Accountancy Firm Under New Ownership

St Helens-based accountancy firm Colin Tunstall and Associates has been acquired by a local accountant with support from Liverpool-based funding provider MSIF.

Michael Nelson has bought the business from its owner and founder Colin Tunstall, who will continue to undertake some consultancy work with the firm.

Orthodontics Products Manufacturer Gets Second Round Of Funding From MSIF

MSIF has provided a £50k loan to a Knowsley-based orthodontic products manufacturer. Thermadent has used the funding to buy a high-tech 3D scanner and printer. The new machinery will enable Thermadent to add new product lines including clear aligners and retainers.

The company was set up in 2011 by dental technician Matthew Garnett and supplies its products to orthodontists across the region.

MSIF Backs Innovative Digital Advertising Business

MSIF has invested £80k to support the expansion of a business that has developed digital advertising boards on the city’s black taxis.

Open Messenger has been developed by local entrepreneur Mike Smith who is based at the Baltic Triangle.

The digital messenger boards allow advertisers to tailor their promotional messages on Hackney taxis to real-time conditions, such as local weather, location and time.

Life In Balance For MSIF Backed Local Yoga Instructor

A fitness instructor from Liverpool has realised her dream of running her own business with backing from Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

Lisa Wilson from Blundellsands has launched Life Balance Yoga Studio which offers a variety of hot yoga and pilates classes in the studio situated in Harrington Road, Formby.

Dinner for a pinch: Entrepreneur brings Spanish dining to Castle Street with MSIF

A local entrepreneur is bringing a Spanish dining concept to Liverpool with backing from Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

Pinch on Castle Street in Liverpool city centre is the latest venture from Tony Burns, a local businessman who previously owned McGuffies bar, also based on Castle Street.

Wirral Engineer Takes Success Story to MPs

A Wirral-based business which trebled its turnover within a year following investment by MSIF through money it manages for the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has been asked to speak at an event at the House of Commons to raise awareness about alternative lending.

Mole Engineering was backed by MSIF last year. The company specialises in directional drilling – a precision technique which can be used for underground installations including fitting pipes and tables.

Evodental :: News :: Business Funding, Investment and Support for Liverpool & Merseyside

Knowsley-based dental implant centre Evodental is expanding following the opening of a second state of the art clinic in Heathrow to target the London market.

As one of the UK’s market leaders for dental implants, Evodental performs full jaw rehabilitation using implants as an alternative to failing conventional bridges, dentures or teeth.

DLS Plant Hire :: News :: Business Funding, Investment and Support for Liverpool & Merseyside

A company which offers plant and tool hire services is expanding with investment from the North West Fund for Micro Loans managed by MSIF.

DLS Plant and Tool Hire Ltd which is based in St Helens was set up by husband and wife team David and Lisa Sumner in 2013.

The company offers equipment hire such as diggers and dumpers mainly to clients in the construction industry but also members of the public for all types of work including groundwork, drainage and landscaping.

MSIF provides £75k for expansion of manufacturing business

Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF) has invested £75k to support the expansion of a St Helens-based manufacturing business.

LouvreSol Specialist Projects Limited, design, manufacture and install commercial aluminium ventilation systems which provide natural ventilation to help reduce carbon emissions.