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Teaching Children Online Safety: Expansion Loan for Hampshire Software Company

A software business specialising in programmes to help schools and parents educate children about online safety is the latest company to receive funding from the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme.

Based in Rotherwick, near Hook, Gooseberry Planet has secured £150,000 from the scheme to help it penetrate this growing market. The platform uses ‘gamification’ to engage children and young people from the age of four upwards in a series of games and scenarios that will develop their awareness of potential online dangers.

With technological advances over the last decade transforming the way we communicate, children are being exposed to the online world from an increasingly younger age and schools are now expected to have appropriate tools to teach them how to operate within this environment.

When Gooseberry Planet CEO, Stella James, founded the business in 2013 it was in response to her experience as a parent. Feeling that the current provision of online safeguarding tools and training was not up to the task she worked in conjunction with local schools to develop a product that would effectively meet the needs of children, schools and parents.

Stella explains: “As digital natives our children are accustomed to using technology in much of what they do. This brings fantastic benefits and opportunities, which society is rightly embracing. However, with tech moving at such a rapid pace, we haven’t kept up with managing the risk brought by the increasingly easy and growing access our children have to the internet. It is imperative that we both educate and empower our children to function safely in the online world.”

Gooseberry planet tackles this issue not only by engaging children with its fun and appealing gamification approach, but also by providing up to date and relevant training and workshops for schools and parents alongside a platform which allows direct parent and teacher involvement and monitoring – something that is lacking in other products addressing this market. Furthermore, the platform includes built in evaluation tools that can be used for Ofsted inspections.

James Edwards, Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group, which manages the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme on behalf of the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership, comments: “With more than 90 schools covering over 18,000 pupils signed up to Gooseberry Planet in just 18 months since the product was launched, the company is growing at a fast rate and management is now looking to capitalise on this momentum. We are excited to be supporting this innovative company as it rolls out its products widely and increases its Hampshire based workforce.”

Geoff French, CBE, Chair of Enterprise M3 LEP says: “Enterprise M3 LEP is always keen to engage with and support SMEs with a digital agenda; this is in line with our strategy to maintain our position as one of the most productive and fastest growing digital economies in the UK. Unfortunately, the growing threat of online safety and cyber security issues casts a dark cloud over the remarkable advantages offered by today’s digital world. We are pleased to be supporting Gooseberry Planet as it looks to extend the reach of its innovative technology to help more children stay safe online.”

The Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme is part of the Enterprise M3 Funding Escalator, a £5.5million initiative funded by Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership. The escalator, which also includes an equity growth fund, provides eligible companies with loans and equity funding between £50,000 and £200,000 for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities.

For more information about the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme please visit http://www.thefsegroup.com/enterprise-m3-expansion-loan-scheme or contact James Edwards at james.edwards@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 608531.

For more information about Enterprise M3, visit https://www.enterprisem3.org.uk/.

Further Growth Funding for Disruptive Corporate Travel App Business

Following its investment from the Bedford Business EIS Fund last year, corporate travel platform Tripism has now successfully secured funding from the Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund, as part of a new funding round.

Since its last round, which also included several angel investors, Tripism has made significant progress with product development and expanded its relationship with Microsoft global travel. Tripism enables employees to use the travel experiences and know-how of colleagues to inform their own business travel decisions and to discover the benefits offered by corporate travel suppliers.

Following the successful pilot and development phase with around 600 Microsoft users, the Tripism platform will now be rolled out to all Microsoft staff and will replace some of the company’s former travel tools.

Tripism founder and CEO, Adam Kerr, comments: “We are delighted with the progress of our work with Microsoft: Tripism offers user generated content for 97 cities across 33 countries, giving information about many aspects of corporate travel from flights, transfers and hotels through to restaurants, parks and running routes. This relationship has provided a great opportunity to develop and refine our offering and we are now looking forward to engaging further corporate clients.”

Tripism is in discussions with a number of large corporations who are looking for a clear understanding of the quality of service they are getting from their travel providers and a significantly better tool for their travellers.

The latest £100,000 investment from Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund is part of a further funding round that includes support from existing investors, and will see the company establish a base in Croydon to support the company’s marketing activity.

Avent Bezuidenhoudt, Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group which manages both the Bedford Business EIS Fund and the Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund, remarks: “the Tripism team is making great progress with this innovative travel app and is positioning the company well for a larger funding round later this year. We are delighted to continue working with them to realise their growth ambitions.”

The Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund is part of the Coast to Capital Funding Escalator, a £5million initiative funded by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership. The escalator, which also includes an expansion loan scheme, provides eligible companies with loans and equity funding between £50,000 and £200,000 for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities.

For more information about the Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund please visit http://www.thefsegroup.com/coast-capital-funding-escalator or contact Avent Bezuidenhoudt at avent.bezuidenhoudt@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 608526.

Further Loan Helps Chillistick Roll Out Innovative FogJug

Having secured a £100,000 Enterprise M3 (EM3) Expansion Loan last October, Chillistick have spent the last year refining their unique FogJug, which builds on their dry ice experience to bring a long life dry ice effect product to the hospitality sector. With R&D now complete and the product market ready, the company will use a further £100,000 EM3 Expansion Loan to roll out the FogJug during 2017.

Chillistick has built a reputation as a market leader in the supply of dry ice and creator of innovative products to showcase its striking effects, from drink stirrers to Halloween accessories. The company has worked with leading spirit brands such as Smirnoff, as well as a notable TV chef, famous for his scientific approach to cuisine.  However, the inherently short life of the dry ice itself has, to an extent, acted as a barrier to growth.

Chris Buchanan, who co-founded Chillistick with fellow chemical engineer Mike Ashe, explains: “As dry ice only lasts at most, a couple of days, it limits our market both within the UK and overseas. The UK hospitality industry is a key sector for us, but for some potential customers the brief shelf life leaves profit margins too uncertain. As for export, we are seeing increased sales of our dry ice hardware in foreign markets but are unable to supply the consumable element, which diminishes any recurring purchase.”

The FogJug has been developed to address this issue, employing a unique cartridge system whereby refills can be stored for up to two years prior to use. On activation, which can be done by hospitality staff or the end consumer, the jug will emit Chillistick’s trademark fog effect. With the UK roll out set for the coming months, the company is also looking to exploit overseas opportunities and will be launching the product in the US later in the year.

Derek Ellis, Fund Manager at The FSE Group which manages the EM3 Expansion Loan Scheme, says: “Chillistick has made good progress over the last year, overcoming hurdles in the FogJug R&D phase to end up with a product that is already being well-received by the industry. Roll out is the next challenge and we will continue to work with the company to help them reach their growth potential.”

Chris and Mike have also been supported by the EM3 Growth Hub, working with Growth Champion Mike O’Dwyer, who has helped them review and refine their business processes and identify potential markets for their product.

The Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme is part of the Enterprise M3 Funding Escalator, a £5.5million initiative funded by Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership. The escalator, which also includes an equity growth fund, provides eligible companies with loans and equity funding between £50,000 and £200,000 for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities.

For more information about the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme please visit http://www.thefsegroup.com/enterprise-m3-expansion-loan-scheme or contact Derek Ellis at derek.ellis@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 607302.

For more information about Chillistick visit www.chillistick.com or tel 0203 432 9412.

Further Loan to Help Commercialise Disruptive Technology

A second Thames Valley Berkshire (TVB) Expansion Loan has been has been secured by Lein Applied Diagnostics to further advance the development and commercialisation of its precision measurement technology.

Having received its initial £200,000 TVB Expansion Loan two years ago, the Reading based company has used the funds to help expand its presence in global markets, including the US, China and Europe and continued its R&D work, resulting in the company’s first commercial successes via development and licensing deals that exploit its extensive patent portfolio. With the help of a £60,000 TVB Trade Finance Loan earlier this year, Lein also completed the development of a highly innovative instrument for use in the nuclear industry, resulting in an ongoing contract with a significant blue-chip engineering giant.

The company will now receive a further £85,000 TVB Expansion Loan to enable progression of its medical devices, which have the potential to impact significantly upon the ophthalmology, diabetes and pharmacokinetics (the movement of drugs around the body) sectors. In each area Lein is working with academic, medical and pharmaceutical experts to ensure products are commercialised to meet the needs of the relevant markets.

Prototypes of Lein’s non-invasive blood glucose meter have now undergone clinical trials at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and the University of Reading with positive results on both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetic volunteers. The meter is expected to be fully commercialised by 2020 when it is intended that people with diabetes will undertake glucose monitoring by simply looking into a mobile phone sized device that will take a reading from the eye.

Dan Daly, Lein co-founder and CEO says: “Having worked on developing and refining our platform technology over the last 13 years, we are keen to capitalise on its numerous applications in both medical and industrial markets. Our ongoing relationship with The FSE Group provides us with the support needed to explore and exploit these opportunities.”

Ian Baker, Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group adds: “With several products in the pipeline and a working relationship with global pharmaceutical companies, Universities and NHS healthcare providers, Lein is well set for growth. The company is continuing on its path to revolutionise personal diabetes management and we are pleased to be supporting the team, whilst also helping them realise further commercialisation prospects.”

The TVB Funding Escalator is a £8.3m initiative funded by Thames Valley Berkshire LEP to support job creation and economic prosperity in Berkshire. The escalator, which includes four different loan schemes and a growth equity fund, provides eligible companies – from start-up to established – with loans and equity funding between £25,000 and £250,000 for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities.

For more information about the Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator, please visit www.thefsegroup.com/thames-valley-berkshire-funding-escalator or contact Ian Baker ian.baker@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 608517.

Property Management Company Expands with Regional Growth Loan

A Watford based property management company, providing services to the owners of residential blocks of flats, is growing with support from the East of England Regional Growth Loan Scheme (RGLS).

Integrity Property Management (IPM) was set up in 2005 by Matthew Young in response to his poor experience as both a leaseholder and a freeholder of property in the UK. As a result he set about creating a company that would manage the needs of the freeholder effectively, whilst seamlessly providing a high level of service to the leaseholder – something he had found to be lacking in his experience. IPM further sets itself apart from other property management firms by offering in-house legal services alongside its property management services. Leasehold property is an area loaded with technical complexities which, with careful and timeous use of legal services, can be easily navigated.

With some four million leasehold flats and more than 100,000 new builds being added each year, the UK property management market is large. However, block turnover is low, resulting in slow organic growth across the sector. IPM is therefore looking towards business acquisition to expedite growth and has taken its first step towards this with the purchase of a Windsor based property management company, Campsie Commercial.

Matthew Young, IPM Managing Director, explains: “Over the past decade we have built a robust property management business that represents and looks after the interests of freeholders, whilst at the same time providing a service to their leaseholders. We are proud of the model we have successfully introduced and are keen to expand. Buying Campsie, a 40 year old business with a strong reputation and being sold by its owners to divest a non-core operation, has seen us double in size. We are now in a position to introduce our legal services USP to the new customers we’ve gained, which will enable the business to expand further.”

The acquisition has been funded with a £200,000 RGLS loan. The RGLS is managed by Finance East, part of The FSE Group, on behalf of Local Enterprise Partnerships in the East of England and British Business Bank. Francis Kenealy, Finance East Fund Manager, comments: “We are pleased to support this successful company in its next growth phase. By offering services complementary to its core property management activities, IPM has created a niche that will help it scale at an accelerated rate and we look forward to working with them to achieve this.”

The RGLS is available to established incorporated businesses based within the East of England that have a minimum annual turnover of £100k, show strong growth potential and have a medium to long-term funding requirement to deliver that growth.

For more information about the Regional Growth Loan Scheme contact Francis Kenealy on 0782569435 or email francis.kenealy@thefsegroup.com.

RGLS Sounding Good for Growth as Cyrus Audio Expands into New Markets

Having successfully secured an East of England Regional Growth Loan to launch its Lyric hi-fi range three years ago, Huntingdon based Cyrus Audio, which has successfully leveraged its reputation for high-end systems that are technically superior into more stylish and elegant looking products, is now using a second loan to grow the business further.

To stay ahead of the competition, Cyrus has continued to invest in research and development throughout its existence, a move which sees it held in high esteem by the hi-fi sector press and has led to it receiving over 70 industry awards. It has also helped it establish strong brand loyalty with its customer base.

The way in which people consume music is continually evolving. This is influenced by developments within the audio visual sector, but also reflects changes in the broader technological landscape. The biggest shift in recent times is unquestionably a result of advances in wireless technology, as illustrated by the rise of digital streaming services and wireless equipment.

Cyrus Managing Director, Simon Freethy, says: “Keeping our product range in line with wider technological trends and innovations is essential for us to remain competitive, however we need to achieve this whilst remaining true to our promise of exceptional sound quality. This is extremely important to our customers and so we have dedicated considerable resources to developing streaming music players and wireless connectivity for our products without compromising the characteristic audio distinction our customers expect.  We are also developing products for the mobile / younger market.”

The company is now in the process of rolling out its latest products whilst also working to expand into new geographical markets. This will be achieved with the £100,000 funding obtained from the East of England Regional Growth Loan Scheme (RGLS) alongside further equity funding from existing shareholders.

Stuart Ager, Senior Fund Manager at Finance East, comments: “With an experienced management team and a reputation for technical superiority, Cyrus Audio is well-positioned to take advantage of the global growth opportunities available to it. Its existing product suite offers clear USPs against competitors and it has a well-defined new product development strategy. We are excited to be working with Simon and the team again as they move into their next phase of growth.”

The RGLS is managed by Finance East, part of The FSE Group, on behalf of Local Enterprise Partnerships in the East of England and British Business Bank. The RGLS is available to established, incorporated businesses based within the East of England that have a minimum annual turnover of £100k, show strong growth potential and have a medium to long-term funding requirement to deliver that growth.

For more information about the Regional Growth Loan Scheme contact Stuart Ager on 07825 699407 or email stuart.ager@thefsegroup.com.

£85,000 Loan to Help Windsor Marketing Company Grow

A marketing agency specialising in the pharmaceutical sector is the latest company to secure funding from the Thames Valley Berkshire (TVB) Funding Escalator as it looks to implement a growth strategy.

Windsor based CAN Advertising, established in 2010 by directors Lisa Dodd and Clare Chamberlain, has established itself as an expert creative resource over the last six years and has grown organically during that time. The directors now see an opportunity to expand at an accelerated rate as their award winning campaigns continue to generate increased loyalty and referrals within the pharmaceutical market.

CAN Client Services Director, Lisa, says: “As a small agency we have been able to build close relationships with our clients who value our extensive knowledge of their sector. Despite the stringent regulation surrounding pharmaceutical marketing we have consistently produced innovative, memorable campaigns that result in long term connections and significant repeat business.”

Fulfilling new projects and contracts will be possible with the addition of 3 new staff and the buy-out of an investor company, facilitated by £85,000 from the Thames Valley Berkshire Expansion Loan Scheme.

Ian Baker, Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group, which manages the TVB Expansion Loan Scheme on behalf of the Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), comments: “Lisa and Clare have a mass of therapeutic expertise which has helped them build an outstanding reputation in this highly competitive market. They recognise the growth potential the business now has and we look forward to working with them to fully exploit this.”

The TVB Expansion Loan Scheme is part of the TVB Funding Escalator, a £8.3million initiative funded by TVB LEP. The escalator, which also includes commercialisation and trade finance loan schemes as well as an equity growth fund, provides eligible companies with loans and equity funding between £25,000 and £250,000 for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities.

For more information about the TVB Expansion Loan Scheme please visit http://www.thefsegroup.com/ or contact Ian Baker at ian.baker@thefsegroup.com or tel: 01276 608517.

For more information about CAN Advertising visit www.can-advertising.com.

Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator Delivers Expansion Loan to Automotive Logistics Company

A Sandhurst based business specialising in the delivery and collection of automobiles is looking to expand its operations across the South of England after securing a £200,000 Expansion Loan from the Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator.

Top Marque Logistics have been providing services to rental companies, dealerships with a large volume of work and individuals since 2013. The company can cater for any vehicle, any size, from corporate deliveries to dealer transfers.

The initial first tranche of the loan allowed Top Marque Logistics to expand the business with the January opening of a facility in Kettering. With the second tranche of the loan being received at the end of May, the company aim to complete their expansion activity with the opening of a branch in Dorset at the end of this month. The company also aim to significantly increase their workforce at their head office in Sandhurst, Berkshire and launch a new point of delivery system, which will allow drivers to easily manage their appointments remotely.

Cheryl Weeks, Fund Manager at The FSE Group, which manages the TVB Expansion Loan Scheme on behalf of Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), comments: “With an already impressive list of clients and operating in a growing market, we were impressed with the company from the outset. We are delighted to be supporting David and his team in the next stage of their growth and wish them all the best for the future”

David Hunter, Managing Director at Top Marque Logistics, “We are truly grateful for Cheryl’s help and support, she carried out the due diligence quickly and guided me through the entire process from start to finish. As a business we have learnt so much which we believe will be highly beneficial moving forward. The funding has come at a crucial and exciting time for the business. We are expanding rapidly into new geographical areas to meet demand and we are also focusing on our brand image, with extensive changes being made. In order to cater for this demand we have a significant amount of driving roles available throughout the South of England.”

The TVB Funding Escalator is a £8.3m initiative, which, alongside the expansion loan scheme, also includes a commercialisation loan scheme, a trade finance loan scheme and a growth equity fund, which offer medium term finance for investment purposes.

About The FSE Group:

The FSE Group provides tailored funding solutions and support for ambitious and innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to help them achieve their maximum potential. This includes the Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator, which is one of a number of Local Enterprise Partnership backed funds that The FSE Group manage. For more information about the Thames Valley Berkshire Funding Escalator please visit www.thefsegroup.com/thames-valley-berkshire-funding-escalator or contact Cheryl Weeks: cheryl.weeks@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 607303.

HealthUnlocked Secures £1.5m Funding

Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund portfolio company HealthUnlocked has successfully completed a £1.5m funding round.

Avent Bezuidenhoudt, Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group, comments: “We are delighted to show continued support to founders, Jorge Armanet and Dr Matt Jameson Evans, and the whole HealthUnlocked team. Since our initial investment back in April 2015, HealthUnlocked have doubled their number of members, with 500,000 now signed up to the platform, resulting in an impressive 40 million hits per year. With the company recently being named as a Deloitte UK Fast 50 2016 Winner we believe that this funding round will enable them to continue their rapid growth in the Healthcare market.”

Read more here: HealthUnlocked Secures £1.5m Funding

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Social Network for Health Receives Investment to Support International Growth

30/04/2015

A health focused social network, which helps people connect through online communities dedicated to specific medical conditions, has raised £825,000 in its latest funding round.

The equity investment, which has come from several angel investors together with £125,000 from the Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund, managed by The FSE Group, will be used to invest further in the product, advance technological development and increase revenue streams.

HealthUnlocked provides an online setting where individuals affected by various medicals conditions can link up with others sharing the same experiences, along with associated support groups and healthcare professionals. The site was launched in the UK and Europe in 2010 and in the US last summer and has grown quickly during that time with many leading medical organisations – including the NHS – charities and advocacy groups, choosing to operate their community forums from the platform. It now has over 250,000 registered members communicating across more than 500 peer-to-peer communities and figures for January alone showed over 2.5 million users visiting the site.

The HealthUnlocked team has developed a highly sophisticated AI based platform to underpin the site. The ‘HealthGraph’ focuses on medical terminology across language and usage barriers to identify connections across content and users.

Data extracted from discussion posts within the communities such as how often members with a specific condition also report other symptoms, whether a community is discussing a specific drug, what treatment members of a specific community recommend, can be extremely valuable to medical research efforts. The system allows even anecdotal conversations to become evidence to inform studies.

Jorge Armanet, HealthUnlocked CEO and co-founder, says: “The majority of our users are highly invested in the communities they are members of, often personally affected by the medical conditions concerned. As a result, almost 70% of registered users want to participate in research. This means that, amongst other things, we can identify and select clinical trial subjects according to specific criteria, quickly and accurately. Indeed, in a recent trial for a major pharmaceutical company we were able to present a pre-screened cohort, which by their usual methods took six months, in only three days.”

Furthermore, HealthUnlocked is developing applications for better management of individual patient care, in conjunction with specialist healthcare providers. One such application enables patients to communicate with health workers who can then create a personalised care plan. Aggregated information is used by the hospital and healthcare provider to improve care planning. The application is currently being used by over 10,000 patients in 65 NHS and BUPA hospitals.

Avent Bezuidenhoudt, Senior Fund Manager at The FSE Group, comments: “The early success of HealthUnlocked as a provider of a niche social network is evident in its rapid growth in users and site visits, along with testimony such as 90% stating their knowledge of treatment options had improved as a consequence. However, the true potential of this complex platform has yet to be utilised. We are excited to be working with the team as they explore its full capacity and work to achieve their ambitions for high growth on a global scale.”

Simon Labahn, Fund Executive at The FSE Group, adds: “With several high-profile angels in the funding round, we’re thrilled to see the Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund added to the list of investors backing this innovative company. Completing any deal is a complex process, one which we were grateful on this occasion to have Penelope Garden, Partner at Field Seymour Parkes solicitors, advise us upon.”

The Coast to Capital Growth Equity Fund is part of the Coast to Capital Funding Escalator, a £5million initiative funded by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership. The escalator, which also includes an expansion loan scheme, provides eligible companies with loans and equity funding between £50,000 and £200,000 for activities that will deliver high-growth and employment opportunities across the Coast to Capital region.

For more information about the Coast to Capital Funding Escalator please visit http://www.thefsegroup.com/coast-capital-funding-escalator or contact Avent Bezuidenhoudt at avent.bezuidenhoudt@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 608526.

Expansion is ‘On The Menu’ for Winchester Business

Winchester based On The Menu who make nutritious and tasty free from food are set to expand with the help from the Enterprise M3 Expansion Loan Scheme. The company was established in Winchester, by Elizabeth Jones in 2010, who found the ready meals available in the mainstream supermarkets lacked the sufficient nutrients needed for a balanced diet, including those with diabetes.

The £50,000 Expansion Loan will be used to develop and market a new range of table sauces made without refined sugar and 70% less salt than regular table sauces, which are launching this year.  

Elizabeth Jones, Founder of On The Menu, “With the spotlight on obesity and the growth of diabetes 2 amongst young people we have used our expertise to develop a range of naturally free from, no added sugar table sauces under a new sub brand Real Good Ketchup. This funding will allow us to continue our growth plans and branch our products out into new emerging markets.”

Derek Ellis, Fund Manager at The FSE Group, which manages the EM3 Expansion Loan Scheme on behalf of the Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), comments: “With a portfolio of customers including, Ocado, The Co-operative, Amazon and Whole Foods Market in the UK and exporting to Dunnes Stores in Ireland, we firmly believe that On The Menu has a great future. We are delighted to be working with them and look forward to watching Elizabeth expand the business to the next level.

The Enterprise M3 Funding Escalator is a £5.5m initiative funded by Enterprise M3 Local Enterprise Partnership. It includes a growth equity fund and provides eligible companies with loans and equity funding of £50,000 to £200,000 for activities delivering high-growth and employment opportunities.

For more information about the Enterprise M3 Funding Escalator please visit http://www.thefsegroup.com/enterprise-m3-funding-escalator or contact Derek Ellis at derek.ellis@thefsegroup.com tel: 01276 607302.