Case studies

Hargreaves

Hargreaves further develops its growth with support from Santander

Founded in 1994, Hargreaves Services is an AIM (Alternative Investment Market) listed diversified group delivering services to the industrial and property sectors, supporting a range of key industries globally.

MICC Group

Mineral Insulated Cable Company ties up export expansion plans with Santander funding

Mineral Insulated Cable Company (MICC) Limited, based in Washington, Tyne and Wear, is one of just ten companies globally to manufacture mineral insulated cables.

Spaceright

Spaceright Group equipped and ready to explore and expand

Spaceright has been manufacturing education and office products for a century. With a global reach, they supply products to educational wholesalers, commercial dealers, retail operators and export distributors across both the UK and internationally.

Wave Direct

Hot tub company makes waves to reach international waters

Trading since 2017, Wave Direct import leisure products, including hot tubs and jacuzzis, from China which they then sell to the UK and Europe.

Clever Clogs

It pays to be Clever Clogs following latest acquisition deal

Opened in 2007, Clever Clogs operates two children's nurseries in the North East of England, with both sites being rated outstanding by education regulator, Ofsted.

It was the right fit for PCE and Santander

Process Control Equipment (PCE) is an independently owned stockist and distributor of manual and actuated valves, and a full range of instrumentation tube, fittings, and accessories, across the UK and Europe.

Answer Digital puts employees at the heart of business transformation

Based in Leeds and London, Answer Digital Ltd are a provider of digital transformation and software development to the NHS, retail, automotive and financial sectors.

New window of opportunity opens for glazed unit manufacturer

AWJ Glass, originally founded in 2001, was acquired and renamed as Senior Glass Systems Ltd (SGS) in 2005. The business moved from being a domestic to a commercial provider of sealed glazed units.

Based in Edinburgh, Vegware manufactures an extensive range of more than 300 plant-based catering disposables, all designed to be commercially composted with food waste.

M Squared at the cutting edge of innovation and growth

Established by royal charter in 1964, Lancaster University has over 18,000 students and employs in excess of 2,600 staff members.