West Midlands region sees 81% increase in equity investment for smaller businesses
A record £6.7bn of equity finance was invested into UK SMEs last year according to new data from the British Business Bank’s Small Business Equity Tracker report.
The report, which provides an in-depth assessment of equity finance markets for growing businesses, found London’s dominance as the centre of the UK’s equity market is waning.
2018 saw 41 per cent of equity finance secured by companies outside the capital, up 7% points since 2017.
Epitomising the shift, the report said, was the West Midlands, after investment... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com 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...