The Wales SME Investment Fund has made an additional £40 million
available for Finance Wales to invest in growing Welsh SMEs. It
complements our existing funds and we currently have £100 million
to invest in Wales. Accessing finance remains an issue for many
SMEs, so this fund is exciting news.
Finance Wales’ investments are now open to a wider range of SMEs
because the new fund has fewer sector and other restrictions than
our other funds. This means we can consider applications from SMEs
who provide goods and services to consumers, such as in the retail
and professional services sectors, for instance. We can structure
debt, mezzanine and equity investments from £50,000 to £3 million
from the Fund. We also invest additional rounds as businesses
Contact us to find out if we
could invest in your client’s business.
Whether your client needs capital for long-term expansion; balance
sheet re-building or to finance a shorter-term project, we can
consider it. We aim to be flexible when we invest and will consider
unsecured and cash flow-based deals. We can also work with banks
and other asset lenders to come up with the right funding package.
We know that a timely, well-structured investment can smooth the