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North West Factsheet

Publish Date 6 Sep 2023
Categories Nations & Regions
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The BVCA’s North West England factsheet highlights the important contribution private capital makes towards the region’s economy and prosperity.

The factsheet reveals that private equity and venture capital firms invested £904m into businesses across the North West in 2022. This investment directly supports 188,000 jobs across the region, equivalent to 9% of total UK jobs backed by private capital and a 10% increase since 2021.

Key findings for North West England include:

  • 90% of private capital’s investments in the North West were in small and medium-sized businesses
  • Tech businesses received £256m in investment in 2022, across 45 companies.
  • 98 companies are backed by private equity and venture capital in the North West.

The factsheet also includes a selection of case studies – exciting companies in the North West supported by private capital.


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