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Returns from Growth Fund investments pass £25m landmark

Uploaded by in NEL News on April 10, 2018

The financial returns received on regional investments made by fund management firm NEL Fund Managers from the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund have surpassed the £25m mark after almost £5m was added to the pot in the last 12 months. NEL made 146 investments worth a […]


NEL’s Yvonne takes centre stage at global Dubai investment conference

Uploaded by in NEL News on March 23, 2018

A North East investment expert has been speaking at a global investment finance conference in Dubai on the best ways to encourage small businesses to succeed and grow. Dr Yvonne Gale, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers, was invited to present her ideas on financial inclusion at the […]


Career Investment for Mark with Move to NEL Fund Managers

Uploaded by in NEL News on May 25, 2017

Regional fund management NEL Fund Managers has added three decades of financial industry experience to its team with the appointment of Mark Wharton. Mark has joined NEL as a portfolio executive after almost 30 years with the Co-operative Bank in the North East, the last 25 of which […]


NEL Quiz Night Brings in £480 for The Prince’s Trust

Uploaded by in NEL News on March 30, 2017

As a continuing part of our commitment to support the work of The Princes Trust, NEL last night hosted it’s first charity quiz night welcoming over 60 of the team’s close professional network. The event raised £240 for The Trust and all monies raised will now be matched […]


NEL’s Yvonne Called in as Advisor on £500m UAE Innovation Fund

Uploaded by in NEL News on March 13, 2017

A North East investment expert has been appointed to a panel of worldwide advisors who will work with the United Arab Emirates’ government on the investment of a new £500m innovation fund. Dr Yvonne Gale, chief executive at NEL Fund Managers, is one of 11 members of the […]


NEL Fund Managers Investing In New Apprentice Abigail

Uploaded by in NEL News on March 6, 2017

Regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers is investing in the career of a young County Durham woman after signing her up as their first ever apprentice. Abigail Cook has joined the Newcastle-based firm on a two-year apprenticeship programme, which will see her getting a thorough grounding in […]


Returns from Growth Fund Investments Pass £20M Landmark

Uploaded by in NEL News on February 6, 2017

The financial returns received so far on regional investments made by fund management firm NEL Fund Managers from the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund has surpassed the £20m mark well ahead of schedule. Since the Growth Fund launched in early 2010, NEL has made 146 investments […]


Mike Heads Home to Boost NEL Fund Managers’ Investment Team

Uploaded by in NEL News on October 28, 2016

A North East finance professional has come home to join regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers’ investment team. Mike Guellard has joined the Newcastle-based firm as an investment executive, and is now part of the team working with businesses looking for investments from the Finance For Business […]


Whitmell Returns to Strengthen NEL Fund Managers’ Board

Uploaded by in NEL News on October 20, 2016

A highly experienced business consultant has returned to regional fund management firm NEL Fund Managers in a part-time role to add his considerable strategic and commercial expertise to its main board. David Whitmell worked as the Newcastle-based firm’s chief operating officer before leaving in 2011 to set up […]


Generous Support and Donations Bring Running Total to over £500 for The Prince’s Trust

Uploaded by in NEL News on September 19, 2016

Many thanks to all the generous supporters of our marketing executive, Suzanne Smith, and their kind donations to The Prince’s Trust. Suzanne ran the Great North Run last week for The Trust and all monies raised have now been matched by The NEL Project, part of our charitable foundation. That’s a total of […]