Case studies

Clearspring

Clearspring cooks up global expansion plans with Santander funding

Established in 1993, Clearspring is an independent, family-owned company that sells authentic Japanese and organic fine foods.

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.

MarineGuard

Full speed ahead for MarineGuard Systems’ growth

Founded in 1998, design, develop and install marine security systems for superyachts and offshore facilities around the world.

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.

Pedals power ambitious growth for Whyte Bikes

Founded in 1999, Whyte Bikes design and run their sales operation from their UK office in East Sussex, employing 25 people.

S&E Group switches gears with funding to address rapid growth and expansion

Established in 1985 by Michael Smith, S&E Group comprises of Michael Smith Switchgear Ltd (MSSL), AVW Fabrications Ltd and Power Quality Systems Ltd.

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.

Funds boost Doctor Memory to support growth

Established in 2012, Xum Enterprise trading as Doctor Memory, was set up by Dr Ali Bahraminasab to recycle, refurbish and manufacture memory RAM and circuit boards.