Move to Barnsley
Published: 27th April 2010
SYIF is coming to an end after nine years of investments in South Yorkshire businesses, with the new regional wide Finance Yorkshire now taking on responsibility for making money available to companies.
All contact and enquiries should now be made to the new Finance Yorkshire office at,
1 Capitol Court
Capitol Business Park
Directions for Capitol Court - http://www.finance-yorkshire.com/about/map.asp
Finance Yorkshire, supported by Yorkshire Forward, will invest £90million in businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber and is set to complete a four-year investment phase by 2014.
The Fund can provide seedcorn, loan and equity linked investments, ranging from £15,000 to £2m, specifically to help small and medium businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber meet the gaps in funding they need for growth and development.
For more information about Finance Yorkshire, please visit www.finance-yorkshire.com or ring 0845 649 0000.
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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).