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South Yorkshire Investment Fund worked closely with intermediaries and businesses to help raise valuable growth finance when alternative sources of funding are not available.
Finance Yorkshire has now taken on responsibility for providing gap finance in Yorkshire and the Humber and continue to work closely with businesses and intermediaries.
If you or your client are looking to grow a business further and need additional funds we are keen to talk to you. Below are some case studies to show how we are investing in the regions' businesses.
We also have lots of press releases on our business news pages detailing some of the SYIF deals.
TASC, which has 66 employees, have been involved with a number of high profile projects across the countr, such as the £200m St Stephen's retail development in Hull, where they provided diamond drilling and thermal insulation services
The company has seen turnover increase from £500,000 five years ago to more than £3million and become the leading supplier of atomising technology and equipment to the global metal powder industry.
Biovision Medical recently received a £50,000 investment from South Yorkshire Investment Fund
ZOO Digital has received more than £900,000 of funding over the last four years, in a series of equity linked investments amd business loans from South Yorkshire Investment Fund.
Econix recently received a £150,000 equity linked investment from the South Yorkshire Investment Fund.
The Fund provided Activ4life Healthcare Technologies with both seedcorn funding and an equity investment for a total investment of £250,000.
The Fund provided a £100,000 investment to Kaos Solutions' to develop their Room Angel software and finance research into other phone applications.
The Fund provided a £150,000 investment to increase production levels and quality as well as break into a new market.
The Fund provided a £120,000 investment to enable BiBCOM to put real marketing measures in place which will sustain growth, backed by a new website through which the product can be purchased and downloaded.
The Fund provided a £97,500 Seedcorn investment to develop technology, conduct market research and expand sales and marketing.
The Fund provided a £50,000 as part of a syndicated deal worth £170,000 to Epitomy Solutions Limited.
The Fund has made a £350,000 equity investment into Chesterfield Cylinders.
The Fund provided £500,000 expansion capital loan through a mezzanine finance package.
The Fund provided a working capital loan to help purchase stock.
The Fund provided £150,000 loan to help fund an expansion.
The Fund provided £100,000 to help with an acquisition.
The Fund has made 3 investments totaling £175,000 into Labfacility.
The Fund has been a regular investor into Independent Forgings since 2002.
The Fund has invested £200,000 in return for a minority equity stake in the company.
The Fund has invested £50,000 into Metro Technologies.
Start ups and early stage businesses within, or moving into, South Yorkshire, can benefit from a range of backing from SYIF.
Loans available to fill the gap between the price of property and the mortgage available from your bank.
Loans available for the region's start up and newly formed digital and creative companies.