2014

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Accrol welcomes Non-Executive Chairman
December 15, 2014

Accrol welcomes Non-Executive Chairman

Accrol Papers (Accrol), a leading manufacturer of soft tissue products, has announced the appointment of Peter Cheung as Non-Executive Chairman. The Blackburn-based business is one of Europe’s largest independent converters of soft tissue products, with annual turnover exceeding  £100m and manufacturing capacity in excess of 80,000 tonnes per annum.  It produces a wide range of […]

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NorthEdge strengthens team with new appointment
December 11, 2014

NorthEdge strengthens team with new appointment

NorthEdge Capital has further strengthened its team with the appointment of James Marshall as Investment Executive. NorthEdge, the private equity firm which focuses on investing in businesses based in the North of England, has seen a very active year. It has now made 10 investments from its maiden fund, representing over £100m of investment into […]

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Roberts Jackson and Help-Link make Sunday Times Fast Track
December 9, 2014

Roberts Jackson and Help-Link make Sunday Times Fast Track

Both Roberts Jackson and Help-Link have been listed in the prestigious Sunday Times Fast Track 100 following an exceptional period of growth. The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 ranks the fastest-growing private companies in Britain based on sales growth for the previous three years. This year, leading Cheshire-based industrial disease law firm Roberts Jackson was […]

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Jigsaw24 completes second acquisition with Matrix Software Development
November 13, 2014

Jigsaw24 completes second acquisition with Matrix Software Development

Jigsaw24, the Creative IT solutions business backed by private equity firm NorthEdge Capital, has acquired Matrix Software Development Limited (“Matrix”). Matrix, based in Knutsford, provides a Master Data Management software application (“Matrix CMS”) that integrates product management and publishing software solutions. Predominantly for retailers, its clients include Next, Maplin, Go Outdoors and Boden. The business’ […]

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NorthEdge Capital backs Sumo Digital in 10th investment
November 11, 2014

NorthEdge Capital backs Sumo Digital in 10th investment

NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the North of England, has backed the MBO of Sumo Digital (Sumo), the award winning video game development studio. Founded in 2003, Sumo is headquartered in Sheffield with an office in Pune, India, and employs more than 240 people. One of Europe’s leading […]

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NorthEdge Capital backs Solidor
November 4, 2014

NorthEdge Capital backs Solidor

NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the North of England, has invested in Stoke-based composite door manufacturer, Solidor. Founded in 2004 and led by Gareth Mobley, Solidor is a leading manufacturer of hardwood core composite doors. With over 130 employees, the business operates from well-invested facilities to produce innovative […]

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Fine Industries awarded highest climber accolade
October 27, 2014

Fine Industries awarded highest climber accolade

Teesside-based chemicals manufacturer Fine Industries Limited has been announced 2014’s ‘highest climber’ in The Journal’s prestigious Top 200 North East Companies publication, which showcases the region’s best performing businesses. Fine Industries manufactures high quality fine chemicals for use in the crop protection, pharmaceutical and specialty chemicals markets. Founded in 1977, the business employs 275 staff […]

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NorthEdge celebrates BVCA award win
October 10, 2014

NorthEdge celebrates BVCA award win

NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the North of England, has been awarded a prestigious BVCA accolade for its commitment to responsible investment. The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) Responsible Investment Awards recognise outstanding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices in private equity and venture capital. […]

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NorthEdge Capital backs Ramsdens in eighth investment
September 4, 2014

NorthEdge Capital backs Ramsdens in eighth investment

NorthEdge Capital, the private equity firm focused on investing in businesses in the North of England, has backed Ramsdens Financial Limited (Ramsdens), the UK’s largest independent pawnbroker. Founded in 1987 in Stockton-on-Tees, Ramsdens is a recognised and respected high street retailer of financial services, with 450 employees and more than 120 branches across North East […]

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Alternative Investment Awards - Winner
August 13, 2014

NorthEdge Capital wins award with Wealth & Finance International

NorthEdge Capital has been crowned a winner at the 2014 Wealth & Finance Alternative Investment Awards, recognised as the Best Private Equity Firm (Yorkshire) and the Most Acquisitive Private Equity House in the UK. The Alternative Investment Awards were created to recognise forward-thinking businesses and individuals leading the way in the global investment sector. Other […]

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