Celebrating Growth Capital success

To mark committing nearly £500 million in new lending to well over 100 companies and creating more than 7,500 new jobs, we brought together clients from across the UK to a reception at the National Gallery.

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Five years ago, we identified a gap in the market for funding fast growing, British SMEs in a way that they weren’t being offered before, which was to help them grow without taking away significant control or equity. 

Fast growth businesses are the lifeblood of the UK economy. Through entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, determination and sheer hard work, they offer products and services that either create a real disruption in their markets or place the bar so high that they become the undisputed leaders in their fields. We believe they should be given the best opportunity to prosper. 

In the past five years, Santander’s Growth Capital team has committed nearly £500 million in new lending to more than 100 companies through this programme, helping to create fantastic success stories and more than 7,500 new jobs along the way.

You can hear from some of these businesses in our video, filmed at a reception to celebrate five years of Growth Capital at the National Gallery in London. Brands such as Aspinal of London, Huub, HomeXperts, Southern Communications and GlobalWebIndex discuss their success with Santander Executive Chairman, Ana Botín.

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