What we do

North East Finance (NEF) is the holding fund manager for the Finance for Business North East programme.

It is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the programme, both during the active investment period (to 31 December 2016) and through to the end of the expected realisation period (to 2020).

The company has an experienced non-executive Board with responsibility for delivery of the objectives of the Programme.  To assist in this, there is also an Advisory Board comprising experienced venture capitalists and finance professionals.

North East Finance has a strong track record in developing regional investment funds and stimulating an entrepreneurial culture in the north east of England.

The organisation was instrumental in the development of the Finance for Business funds, using its experience to act as a strategic advisor to guide the process and secure European Investment.

Over the past decade, NEF's team was also responsible for sourcing and co-ordinating a range of innovative access to finance initiatives.

This included the creation of a suite of early stage investment funds for fast growing SMEs - which used European Regional Development Fund and government backed finance - as well as business support products and mentoring schemes to stimulate enterprise and improve investor readiness.

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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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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

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