About us

The Finance for Business North East programme was established to provide debt and equity funding to SMEs based in the north east of England.

It is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) under the European Commission's Joint European Resources for Micro to Medium Enterprises Initiative - it has otherwise known as the JEREMIE programme, and is managed by North East Finance.

During the investment phase, there were  seven  funds, each  managed by an experienced fund manager with responsibility for making investment decisions.

at the close of the investment period (December 2016) it had:

 

  • Supported 937 jobs
  • Created almost 4,000 jobs
  • Safeguarded 3,599 jobs

 

These figures will continue to increase to the end of the realisation period in 2020.

 

 

Latest News

North East Finance (Holdco) Limited (NEF) is seeking to appoint a capable individual to join the board of the company as a non-executive director - NOW CLOSED

NEF is the holding fund manager of the Finance for Business North East (FBNE) programme, a suite of venture capital and loan funds which invested £160m in SMEs based in the North East of England from 201-2017.

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Recruitment of Non-Executive Directors for the North East Fund - NOW CLOSED

Two independent non-executive directors are sought to join the Board for North East (SVP) Ltd, the holding fund management company for the North East Fund, from April 2017.

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Events

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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Newcastle upon Tyne
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North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd. Registered office, North East Finance (Holdco) Ltd, First Floor 33 Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EE, 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