Case studies

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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.

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.

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.

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.