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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 31st March 2021)


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 31st March 2021)


FW Capital F/Y ended 31st 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 31st March 2021)


DBW Group annual reports

FW Capital is part of the DBW Group. Read our Annual Report and Financial Statements for the 2019/20 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 2019/20