Mercia is a national investment group focused on the funding and scaling of innovative businesses with high growth potential from the UK regions. Mercia’s vision is to become the leading national player in the funding and scaling of high growth businesses with an emphasis on the Midlands, the North of England and Scotland. Through its managed funds and its own balance sheet, Mercia is able to provide the ‘Complete Capital Solution,’ offering a range of debt, venture and growth capital to UK SMEs.
The Angel CoFund is a large investment fund with objectives to back promising UK businesses and help develop the important business angel investment market.
The CoFund was established with the dual objectives of providing both direct investment to high potential SMEs, enabling them to unlock their growth potential; and supporting the development of the UK business angel market, by encouraging syndication and best practice.
“Since launch the fund has invested in excess of £15M in the UK, alongside a further £59M from business angels and other investors”