About us

The Finance for Business North East programme was established to provide debt and equity funding to SMEs based in the north east of England.

It is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) under the European Commission's Joint European Resources for Micro to Medium Enterprises Initiative - it has otherwise known as the JEREMIE programme, and is managed by North East Finance.

During the investment phase, there were  seven  funds, each  managed by an experienced fund manager with responsibility for making investment decisions.

at the close of the investment period (December 2016) it had:

 

  • Supported 937 jobs
  • Created almost 4,000 jobs
  • Safeguarded 3,599 jobs

 

These figures will continue to increase to the end of the realisation period in 2020.

 

 

Latest News

Procurement for Investment Advisory Service: OJEU Notice reference 19-481745-001 - NOW CLOSED

North East Finance is the holding fund manager for the Finance for Business North East Fund and is seeking an FCA-regulated firm or individual with corporate finance/ portfolio management expertise to provide an independent investment and corporate finance advisory service to a portfolio of assets from within the FBNE portfolio. The appointment will be for 2 to 3 years.

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Tender for Legal Services - NOW CLOSED

North East Finance invites law firms to tender for the provision of legal services.

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Events

Prepare & Pitch Event: Is your business investor ready?

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Pitch Perfect

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The Funds

Find out more about our seven funds to help business

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Focus on Teesside

Find out how North East Finance is helping fund growth in Teesside

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North East Finance
3rd Floor, Baltimore House
Abbots Hill
Gateshead
NE8 3DF

Telephone 0191 250 5919

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North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd. Registered office, North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd, 3rd Floor, Baltimore House, Abbots Hill, Gateshead, NE8 3DF. Company Registration No. 07000577
“North East Finance” and “Finance for Business North East Microloan Fund” are trading names of North East Finance (Subco) Limited (Registered Number 07039229), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with reference number 718870