Midlands Engine Investment Fund: Debt Finance

This fund is aimed at growing companies with a viable business proposal that are unable to obtain debt funding from the private sector due to a lack of collateral or track record.

Key Features

Loan Amount: £100,000 – £1,500,000

Loan Term: Up to 5 years

Security: Typically debenture and personal guarantee (partial)

Interest charges and fees apply.


To apply to the Loan Scheme the business must:

Be an SME established as a limited company.

Have a material part of its operations based in the Midlands.

Have a viable business plan and compelling commercial potential.

Funds can be used for activities that will deliver substantial growth impact including:

  • Sales & marketing activity
  • Hiring new staff
  • New product development
  • Entering new markets
  • Paul Lynam Fund Manager
  • Kerry Haughton Fund Manager
  • Harriet Saunders Fund Executive

Step 1 Download and complete a Pre-Application form
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Midlands Engine Investment Fund: Debt Finance
Step 2 Post or email the completed form to:
FSE Fund Managers Limited,
The Lewis Building ,
Bull Street,
B4 6EQ.

0121 803 7988
Exclusions: Exclusions apply - please contact a fund manager for more information.