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Invitation to Roadshows 

Published: 25th October 2006

Brian Leach, Director at South Yorkshire Invesment Fund, speaking at one of last year's successful Roadshows.

South Yorkshire Investment Fund (SYIF) is to roll out a number of roadshows across the county in November – and the area’s businessmen and women are invited along!

The roadshows aim to spread SYIF’s latest news and to share the organisation’s future plans.

SYIF provide loans and equity linked investments ranging from £15k to £2.5m to businesses already in, or prepared to relocate to, South Yorkshire. The Fund has already invested over £24 million into businesses in the county– and now many businesses are returning for additional funding to finance further growth.

Registration for all of the roadshows starts at 8am, when tea, coffee and breakfast will be served. Presentations begin at 8.30am.

The roadshows will take place at:

  • The Mount Pleasant Hotel, Doncaster, on 8th November

  • The Platinum Suite, Sheffield United FC, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, on 9th November

  • Hellaby Hall Hotel, Hellaby, Rotherham, on 15th November

  • Brooklands Hotel, Dodworth, Barnsley, on 16th November

For more details or to book a place please call Suzanne Tinkler on  01709 386 377 or email info@syif.com

Editor's Notes

About South Yorkshire Investment Fund

South Yorkshire Investment Fund  provided seedcorn, loan and equity linked investments, ranging from £15k to £2.5m, specifically to help small and medium businesses meet the gaps in funding they need for growth and development.

Created as part of the Objective 1 programme, the Fund is a private and public sector business finance provider. The European Regional Development Fund and Yorkshire Forward are investors in the Fund.

South Yorkshire Investment Fund also provided access to Business Angel investments from the Yorkshire Association of Business Angels and Microloans through BiG Business Loan Fund and Donbac Microloan Fund.

Finance Yorkshire has now taken on responsibility for providing gap finance in Yorkshire and the Humber.

For further details please contact Suzanne Tinkler,  on 0845 649 0000.

South Yorkshire Investment Fund Ltd is a company limited by guarantee (Registered No 3936065). South Yorkshire Investment Fund comprises three sub funds, the South Yorkshire Investment Capital Fund, the South Yorkshire Investment Development Fund, which are each managed by YFM Venture Finance Limited, and the South Yorkshire Investment Small Business Fund, which is managed by Finance South Yorkshire Ltd. YFM Venture Finance Limited (Tel 0113 294 5000) and Finance South Yorkshire Ltd (Tel 01709 386 377) are each authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. South Yorkshire Investment Fund also provides a number of services, which are not regulated by The Financial Services Authority. These include the pilot Seedcorn Fund, BiG Business Loan Fund, Mentorbank and access to the Donbac Microloan Fund. BiG Business Loan Fund is managed by Donbac Ltd (company registration No. 01925556) and Key Fund Yorkshire Ltd (Tel 0114 242 8900).