The North West Fund hits the £150m investment mark

THE North West Fund has invested over £150m in more than  440 of the region's businesses since it was launched in 2010.

Over the last six years, the fund has created and safeguarded 4,500 jobs and has leveraged an additional £140m in private sector finance.

That equates to a £60m boost to the North West economy's GVA, according to chief executive Cliff Maylor, who said the figures reflect the sustained success of the fund.

It has invested an average of around £34m a year for the last four years... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...