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.

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.

The iOutlet makes the right call with management buyout

Established by Matt Green and Liam James in 2012, The iOutlet has developed into a multi-channel retailer of refurbished or pre-owned phones, tablets and laptops.

Libra Seafoods Founded in 2002, Libra Seafoods manage the whole end to end process of buying, processing and re-packing seafood for suppliers to the retail food industry.

Established over 25 years ago, Planet X manages the design, assembly and sale of bicycles, related parts and accessories. Their products are marketed under the own brand labels of Planet X, On-One and Titus, and are sold internationally from their head office in Rotherham.