21 Dec 2009
Funds managed by YFM Group, Chandos Fund, British Smaller Companies VCT and British Smaller Technology Companies VCT2, have completed the £3.5 million MBI of Deep-Secure Limited. An encouraging end to another challenging but successful year, as funds managed by YFM Group invest in deals worth £49 million over the last 12 months.
10 Dec 2009
All power to regional businesses as they deliver 6 realisations in 3 months 10x capital. We’re not sure about green shoots but what a three months for regional businesses at the forefront of UK growth.
16 Nov 2009
YFM managed North West Business Investment Scheme (NWBIS) and DxS one of its investments both picked up awards at last Thursday's North West Insider Dealmakers awards.
25 Sep 2009
Manchester based personalised medicine company DXS has been sold to international sample and assay technology giant Qiagen. The value of the business has increased 11 fold since the initial investment by YFM managed North West Business Investment Scheme and British Smaller Technology Companies VCT2.
18 Aug 2009
"This is a tremendous achievement, the awards are voted for by the industry in recognition of those who have made the biggest impact in the last year. Particular thank you to all of the business and advisers we have worked with over the years" – David Hall
18 Aug 2009
We are always delighted to see businesses succeeding at a time when unfortunately so many others are struggling. It is even more of delight when some of the key developments in the region are part of the North West Business Investment Scheme's portfolio.
10 Aug 2009
YFM Group, the most active investor in UK SMEs, has announced the appointment of David Bell as YFM Private Equity’s Portfolio Director. David will be responsible for portfolio management functions within YFM Private Equity including taking on the management of a direct portfolio of higher value assets.
18 Jul 2009
When Business XL magazine arrived it was interesting reading through the UK's Power Top 50 list, those who made the top, and those who had fallen from the radar - it was even more interesting when number 9 listed YFM Private Equity's north west -based David Hall.
18 May 2009
British Smaller Companies VCT plc was presented with the award for the Best Shareholder Communication for the VCT Reports and Accounts by the Association of Investment Companies AIC in May 2009.
23 Apr 2009
North West Business Investment Scheme (NWBIS), managed by YFM Private Equity, has recently completed a significant investment into Chester based EA Technology Ventures, part of the EA Technology Group, one of the World’s Leading Power Asset Management Companies with a world-class reputation for delivering innovative business solutions to companies which supply, distribute and use energy.
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