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Latest News

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.

MSIF launches £5m High Growth Business Investment Programme

Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF) has announced it can now begin accepting expressions of interest for its new High Growth Business Investment Programme funded by the Regional Growth Fund Round 6 Programme (RGF).

MSIF bid for a £5m share of the RGF pot to allow it to invest £75k to £1m by way of grants.

Baltic Triangle exhibition & events space gets MSIF backing

A new events and exhibition space has been launched in the Baltic Triangle area of the city with backing from Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

MSIF has provided £59.5k as part of a £149k package to Greenland Venue Management (UK) Limited to open a new venue in the heart of Liverpool’s creative hub.

MSIF backs new business aiming to boost market trade across UK

A new business is helping to boost trade at markets across the UK with backing from Merseyside Special Investment Fund (MSIF).

Market Mouse Ltd has developed a website which incorporates a pitch locator software system that enables market operators to advertise stall space.

Blingstar :: Case Study ::   Business Funding, Investment and Support for Liverpool & Merseyside

START UP FUNDING: Blingstar is a jewellery design and manufacturing business which has been set up by young entrepreneur Faye Harrison.

Faye had a keen interest in fashion trends but often struggled to find the right accessories to match her outfit.