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Mercia Fund Managers is a third party fund management business focused on both raising and investing capital into innovative companies from the UK regions, both technology and non-technology related.
Mercia Fund Managers is focused on scaling innovative, early-stage companies and providing both equity and debt finance to small businesses nationally, with a strong emphasis on the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland.
Mercia has a number of funds that are actively looking for new investments, including NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance and NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance which is managed by Mercia Fund Managers and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, as well as the MEIF Proof-of-Concept & Early Stage Fund, which is part of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund and managed by Mercia Fund Managers.
NPIF – Mercia Debt Finance
Focus on: Yorkshire & Humber
Business loans from £100,000 – £750,000
NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance
Focus on: Yorkshire & Humber, Tees Valley
Early stage or late stage equity funding from £100,000 – £2m
MEIF – Mercia Proof-of-Concept
Focus on: the Midlands
Early stage equity finance up to £750,000
The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and the Midlands Engine Investment Fund are supported financially by the European Union using funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020 and the European Investment Bank.