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Belfast firm fighting fit with growth loan fund support

Belfast-based BLK BOX Fitness has secured a £300,000 loan from the Growth Loan Fund to invest in a new e-commerce platform to drive overseas sales, fund working capital and expand into new markets.

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Distillery serves up new vodka after growth loan fund investment

The Boatyard Distillery has secured a £100,000 loan from the Growth Loan Fund to increase production and fund working capital requirements. The investment will create six new jobs to support product development and help fulfil export contracts recently secured in Switzerland, Denmark and the USA.

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Sandwich firm Around Noon takes a bit of Growth Loan Fund

Newry-based Around Noon has secured a £750,000 loan from the Growth Loan Fund to help the company become a leading manufacturer for food to go in the UK.

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Northern Ireland’s Growth Loan Fund hits £40m milestone

A fund set up to support the growth of Northern Ireland’s SMEs announced today that it has lent more than £40m to local businesses.

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£30m Growth Loan Fund II launched

The loan fund will support SMEs in Northern Ireland with growth potential. Invest Northern Ireland has launched the Growth Loan Fund II, a £30m fund to support SMEs in Northern Ireland with growth potential.

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Why having the right Relationship Broker is important for Sourcing Finance

We visit and talk to lots of local business owners who often say they find it difficult to spend time on sourcing the most appropriate finance for their needs.  This can result in growth being stifled and projects delayed, or worse, the wrong form of finance burdening the future cash flows of the business. Relationship […]

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Funding support from GLF takes CMI to the next level.

Belfast-based IT services firm CMI has doubled its staff numbers to 50 and grown turnover to £5m, since receiving funding from the Growth Loan Fund in 2014. CMI, which was formed in 2009, designs and implements IT structures to SMEs and mid-market companies across England and Ireland. The company also provides IT support to users […]

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