Debt funding for businesses across the Midlands

Debt finance from £100,000 to £1.5 million for SMEs located across the East, West and South East Midlands.

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Loans from £100,000 to £1.5 million

Flexible debt solutions tailored to the needs of each company.

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Available for SMEs across the Midlands region

Available to businesses located in the East and West Midlands who are looking to raise debt for a range of funding requirements.

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Debt finance to support growth

Funding packages can be tailored to individual business needs and growth strategy.

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Aimed at established businesses

Funding is available for established, cash generative businesses operating in most sectors.

About the Fund

The Midlands Engine Investment Fund is a partnership between the British Business Bank and ten Local Enterprise Partnerships in the Midlands. It was created to transform the finance landscape for smaller businesses across the region to enable them to access business loans from £100,000 to £1.5 million to support growth.

MEIF Maven Debt Finance is designed primarily for established, cash generative companies. The finance can be used to support a wide range of funding requirements and access the capital required to accelerate growth.

Helping you grow your business

MEIF Maven Debt Finance is designed for small businesses that need funding to grow, and can support a wide range of business finance needs including:

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Purchasing new machinery

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Capital Expenditure

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Export Finance

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Investing in new products

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Growing your team

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Improving available working capital

Recovery Loan Scheme

Maven is also an accredited lender to provide loans through the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS). The programme supports access to finance for UK businesses as they recover and grow following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Businesses which have taken out a CBILS, CLBILS or BBLS facility are able to access the new scheme.

 

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Debt transactions led by MEIF Maven Debt Finance

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The Midlands Engine region

The Midlands Engine covers the West Midlands, East and South East Midlands supporting companies based in:

West Midlands:

  • The Black Country
  • Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Greater Birmingham & Solihull
  • The Marches
  • Stoke-On-Trent & Staffordshire
  • Worcestershire

East & South East Midlands:

  • Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (D2N2)
  • South East Midlands
  • Leicester & Leicestershire
  • Greater Lincolnshire

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Our local team

We back ambitious management teams across a wide range of sectors, helping to accelerate their growth potential. Having provided more than 100 business loans to SMEs across the Midlands since the start of the Fund in 2017, our specialist regional team can help take your business to the next stage.

Bill Nixon
Bill Nixon

Managing Partner

Chris Rogers
Chris Rogers

Investment Manager

Demetri Theofanou
Demetri Theofanou

Investment Manager

Graham Hall
Graham Hall

Investment Manager

Jonathan Lowe
Jonathan Lowe

Investment Director

Michelle Pownall
Michelle Pownall

Portfolio Director

Rajinder Minhas
Rajinder Minhas

Investment Manager

Richard Altoft
Richard Altoft

Investment Director

Richard Brighty
Richard Brighty

Investment Manager

Sajid Sabir
Sajid Sabir

Investment Manager

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