Case studies

Moo free

It's sweet success for chocolate brand Moo Free

Established by Andrea and Mike Jessop in 2010 and is based in Devon. It produces vegan chocolate free-from dairy, gluten and soya.

Edinburgh University

Edinburgh University Students’ Association weather the storm with funding from Santander

Dating back to 1884, Edinburgh University Students' Association is the students' union at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

STV Group PLC

STV turns to Santander with growth ambition in view

Based in Glasgow, STV is Scotland's leading broadcaster and distributor of digital media.

Kindred logo

Children’s nursery group ramps up acquisition strategy with Santander funding

Headquartered in Kettering, Kindred Education is a family of day nurseries and pre-schools. Founded in 2015, Kindred Education's portfolio includes 21 Kindred nurseries located in Greater London, Essex, Salisbury and Bournemouth.

RB Healthcare

It’s care for the community following a move to Santander

Established in 2005, RB Healthcare is a family run pharmacy business with strong ethics, serving the local community, while also offering a nationwide service through their online pharmacy.

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.

Beechcroft Dental Care

It’s time to smile for Beechcroft Dental Care following Santander funding

Compromising of two practices, Beechcroft Dental Care Ltd and Olive Dental Practice Ltd, are well established family practices. Serving NHS patients, whilst also offering private dentistry.

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.

Pure Cremation

Cremation business in management buyout following funding

Founded in 2015 by Bryan and Catherine Powell, Pure Cremation is the UK’s leading independent provider of direct cremation services.