News 2009

Read about Finance Wales and the latest investments we've made in Welsh businesses.

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Finance Wales invests in specialist engineering company

Finance Wales has invested £1.5million funding in specialist engineering company Jenkins and Davies as part of a management buy-in (MBI).

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£1million investment supports expansion at Afonwen

One of the UK’s largest independently owned laundries is embarking on further expansion with £1million investment from Finance Wales.

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Finance Wales makes successful exit from Abriox

Finance Wales has successfully exited from its investment in Abriox Ltd, a developer and manufacturer of remote monitoring instrumentation for gas and petro-chemical companies.

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Follow-on investment supports Inscapes UK expansion

South Wales based Inscapes is expanding its sports ground contracting, landscaping and environmental business, with the assistance of follow-on funding from Finance Wales.

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Laser company targets growth following MBO

The new owners of a South Wales company which has spent eight years developing a range of high performance and high reliability lasers are aiming to double its turnover within three years following a management buy-out.

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£1million co-investment secures development of green communication technology in Wales

A Cardiff-based early stage company developing a revolutionary approach to helping the mobile communications industry design highly efficient communications systems has successfully raised £1million through its first equity funding round.

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UK’s largest independent youth expedition firm sets sights on ethical expansion

The UK’s top independent youth expedition company, which has influenced the lives of thousands of young people, has successfully funded its latest expansion with investment from Finance Wales plc.

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New £150m fund to create up to 15,000 jobs in Wales

A new £150m fund which will support the expansion of more than 800 businesses and create up to 15,000 jobs across Wales will be launched today.

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£250k co-investment secures drug therapy development in Wales

An early stage company developing a novel approach to drug delivery to help patients suffering from a range of hormone conditions has secured more than £250,000 co-investment from Finance Wales plc, Fusion IP plc and the Viking Fund.

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Specialist search and selection company secures co-investment for expansion

A South Wales-based specialist search and selection company has secured equity and debt co-investment from Finance Wales plc, HSBC and the Welsh Assembly Government as part of a £475,000 expansion.

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