Greater London Investment Fund (GLIF)

This fund is aimed at growing SMEs with a viable business expansion proposal unable to obtain part or all of their debt funding requirement from the private sector, due to lack of collateral  or track record.

Key Features

Greater London Investment Fund growth loans from £100,000 – £1,000,000.

Loans are available over 3-5 years; bespoke repayment profiles will be considered.

Security, interest and fees will be individually tailored and reflective of the Funds risk appetite.

Debentures will be taken but may be subordinated, partial personal guarantees maybe required.


To apply to the Fund, the business must*:

Be an SME established as a limited company.

Have a material part of its operations based in Greater London.

Have a viable business plan and compelling commercial potential.

Funds can be used for expansion-related activities that will deliver substantial growth impact within Greater London, including:

  • Sales & marketing activity, Hiring new staff, New product development, Entering new markets, Exporting Abroad, Purchasing New Equipment

*Other eligibility conditions exist, reflective of the requirements of the Fund stakeholders. In particular, restrictions apply which prohibit support to a business defined as “undertaking in difficulty” Please speak with a Fund Manager who will be able to guide you as to any eligibility factors which may affect our ability to consider loan support.

  • Kala Desai Head of Funds London
  • David Booth Investment Manager
  • Paul Shadbolt Investment Manager
  • Marco Cerrone Investment Manager
  • Stephen Mitchell Investment Manager

Step 1 Download and complete a Pre-Application form
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Greater London Investment Fund (GLIF)
Step 2 Post or email the completed form to:
For all postal applications, please send to our Head Office:

FSE Fund Managers Limited,
Riverside House,
4 Meadows Business Park,
Blackwater, Camberley,
Surrey, GU17 9AB
0207 9530261
Exclusions: Exclusions may apply - check with a fund manager before applying.