Performance and impact

Our support helps Northern businesses create jobs, be more innovative and increase their contribution to the regional economy.


We've been providing finance to businesses in the North since 2010.


Direct investment into the North of England


Private sector leverage 


Invested in total into the Northern economy

(Figures as of 31 March 2022)


Jobs created or safeguarded

Since 2010 we have created or safeguarded thousands of jobs in the North of England.


Jobs created


Jobs safeguarded


Total jobs safeguarded or created

(Figures as of 31 March 2022)


FW Capital F/Y ended 31 March 2022

  • £35.5 million invested directly into Northern businesses

  • £69 million additional investment from banks and other private-sector funders

  • £104.5 million growth capital injected into the Northern economy

  • 95 investments made

  • 1677 jobs created or safeguarded in Northern England

(Figures as of 31 March 2022)


DBW Group annual reports

FW Capital is part of the DBW Group. Read our Annual Report and Financial Statements for the 2020/21 financial year which provides audited financial statements for the DBW Group as well as additional information about our objectives, how we operate and our achievements.

Annual Report 2020/21