“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.”Read More
A retail and events business which provides short term space to retailers has been backed by Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).Read More
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).
Visual Management and 5S solutions provider, Melo World Ltd, has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, managed by MSIF in partnership with GC Business Finance as part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
The Halton based signage specialists was founded by Managing Director, Phil Hudzik in 2012. Having worked for major design and print companies prior, Phil was responsible for new product development, innovation and strategy.
MSIF have assisted Spitfire Heritage Distillers with a loan of £70,000, enabling them to expand their gin brand.
Spitfire Heritage Gin was conceived by Managing Director, Ian Hewitt in May 2016. The idea for the brand was a result of Ian’s involvement with the Spitfire Heritage Trust, as both the co-founder and Vice Chairman. He wanted to create a bespoke and notable gin worthy of the iconic Spitfire name, with a 1930’s retrospective tone.
Cheshire based climbing facility has received financial support from MSIF in the form of a £70,000 loan.
Sam Oxford and her partner Antony White have recently opened a large climbing wall centre in the popular leisure area of Ellesmere Port. Boulder Hut opened its doors to avid climbers and novices on Saturday 14th July. With over 40 years of climbing experience between them, opening their own climbing facility has been in the planning for some time.
Knowsley-based speciality chemical manufacturing business, SolidTek, has received a £80,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
SolidTek was incorporated in 2015, by Steve Crick and Gary Harrison, who collectively have over 60 years of experience within the water treatment industry.
SolidTek manufactures solid paste water treatment products to prevent scale, corrosion and microbiological growth in water systems.
Lancashire-based technology platform will double staff numbers in the next 12 months and create a R&D function to accelerate new product development .
NPIF Maven Equity Finance (“the Fund”), part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (“NPIF”), and managed by Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), has invested £750,000 in Lancashire-based Extreme Low Energy (“ELe”), a proven technology platform, which stores and efficiently distributes low voltage DC power, and which targets a number of different sectors.
Lancashire-based business, Pronar UK, has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
Pronar UK was incorporated in 2016, by Founder and Managing Director, David Orrell.
Pronar is a major global leader in the manufacture of wheels for agricultural and municipal machinery, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, axles for trailers, trailer panels as well as highly engineered steel profiles and plastic components.
Lancashire-based renewable energy business RenewWeCare, has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
ReneWeCare is a new and innovative family business which has developed the world’s first commercial solar module access system.
Sandycroft based Automation Integration business, Delta Rock Group, have repaid the investment made by MSIF in March 2017, over 4 years ahead of schedule.
Last year, MSIF provided a significant investment to fund a management buy in led by current Delta Rock Group owner Scott Davis.
A Liverpool-based start-up offering nutritious meals for an affordable price has received a £100,000 loan from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.
Bite Club, based in The Accelerator Building in Liverpool City Centre, provides nutritious and healthy superfood meals across the city from their cafés in multiple sites, branded fridges and app-powered online delivery service.