We are accredited under the Recovery Loan Scheme. Find out more.

Performance and impact

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

Investment 

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

£216m

Direct investment into the North of England

£406m

Private sector leverage 

£622m

Invested in total into the Northern economy

(Figures as of 30 September 2021)

 

Jobs created or safeguarded

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

5,228

Jobs created

3,163

Jobs safeguarded

8,391

Total jobs safeguarded or created

(Figures as of 30 September 2021)

 

FW Capital half year performance to 30 September 2021

  • £19.3 million invested directly into Northern businesses

  • £31.5 million additional investment from banks and other private-sector funders

  • £134 million growth capital injected into the Northern economy

  • 50 investments made

  • 151 jobs created or safeguarded in Northern England

FW Capital F/Y ended 31 March 2021

  • £43 million invested directly into Northern businesses

  • £91million additional investment from banks and other private-sector funders

  • £134 million growth capital injected into the Northern economy

  • 138 investments made

  • 935 jobs created or safeguarded in Northern England

(Figures as of 30 September 2021)


 

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