What are your ambitions and how can we help you?
We provide regional fast-growth SMEs with the capital crafted to help them scale; flexible funding to meet their immediate needs and the insight, experience and commitment of a team of great people to ensure that everyone invested in this journey grow, together.
In the regions, from the regions, to the regions
We’ve been looking for you
We don’t back great businesses, we back great people.
We seek to complement you and your team and help build the business around you. We believe people are at the centre of everything we do. Our portfolio has nearly 400 regional businesses; the brightest SMEs inspired to make a difference, great management teams that know what real investment means, traditional businesses that are ready for the next stage of growth and those that need a short-term leg up to reach their full potential.
Sound like you?
Dr David Hames – Non-exec Chair
Dr Ryan Cawood – CEO
Jo Bath – COO
£6.7million since 2013
Opportunity to be a leading developer, supplier and licensor of a catalogue of synthetic biology technologies (plasmids, cell lines, kits) and products (viral, gene editing, antibody).
Chris Wright – Chair
Amrit Singh – CEO
Carlton Cummins – Director
£660,000 in 2018
The company has the potential to disrupt the battery market turning waste components into second-life batteries. Its design for the world’s first serviceable lithium battery offers the opportunity to establish an ‘energy-as-a-service’ business model.
Cobra Sports Exhausts
Rachel Abbott – CEO
Michael Jarvis – Director
Six figure investment in 2018
A debt finance deal enabling the company to strengthen its presence in the motorsport market and complete an acquisition.
We are on a global mission to transform how health and safety is managed.Matthew Elson, CEO
These investments have allowed us to move forward with our plans to increase production capacity, improving efficiency and continue to develop the product range.Dr Alexander Celik, MD of Rosehill Polymers
The process with Mercia is straightforward and succinct, they have helped with useful introductions, including our new business development director and NED candidates.Chris Yates, CEO of Abingdon Health
Mercia has proven to be an amazing partner on all fronts, and we are looking forward to greater successes over the coming years as a result of their support.Ian Wilding, Chair of Locate Bio
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Scoring high in the reviews
Our EIS fund has been independently reviewed and has received the highest accolades in the EIS industry. Find out more in the Tax Efficiency Review and Allenbridge