About us

The Finance for Business North East programme is a £142m investment fund established to provide debt and equity funding to SMEs based in the north east of England.

The fund 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 - otherwise known as the JEREMIE programme, and is managed by North East Finance.

The Fund comprises seven specific funds, each of which is managed by an experienced fund manager, with responsibility for making investment decisions.

By the end of the programme the fund is expected to have:

  • Supported 972 businesses
  • Created over 5,700 jobs
  • Safeguarded 3,100 jobs

THESE FUNDS ARE NOW FULLY INVESTED.
A NEW INVESTMENT PROGRAMME WILL BE LAUNCHED SHORTLY

see www.northeastfund.org for further information

Latest News

Recruitment of Non-Executive Directors for the North East Fund

Two independent non-executive directors are sought to join the Board for North East (SVP) Ltd, the holding fund management company for the North East Fund, from April 2017.

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Recruitment of Advisory Panel Members - NOW CLOSED

The North East Fund will manage asuite of venture capital and loan funds('VCLFs') to support small and medium sized enterprises in the North East Local Economic Partnership Area in the 2017-2023 period.

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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 (Holdco) Ltd. Registered office, North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd, First Floor 33 Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EE, 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