Midlands Engine Investment Fund II

Equity Finance – West Midlands

MEIF II – Mercia Equity Finance – Up to £5million

– For businesses with potential for high growth

Equity finance can be particularly important to new and innovative companies with high-growth potential as it can provide long-term funding to support your business through to revenue and profit. Equity investment could be right if you run an established business or a start-up with ambitious plans and are based in the West Midlands.

Working with British Business Bank

Supported by Nations and Regions Investment Limited, a subsidiary of British Business Bank plc, the Bank is a development bank wholly owned by HM Government. Neither Nations and Regions Investment Limited nor British Business Bank plc are authorised or regulated by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) or the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Key features

Are you a visionary founder of a West Midlands business with the potential for high growth? Need equity investment to innovate and accelerate your ambitious plans? The MEIF II Equity Finance fund is designed with your business in mind.

Equity finance up to £5million
For businesses located within the West Midlands
Any sector considered

We’re here to fuel your journey with up to £5million in equity, exclusively for businesses like yours that are ready to scale up and make a significant impact.

Supporting transformative enterprises within the West Midlands, especially those in underserved areas, MEIF II Equity Finance is sector agnostic meaning it is open to a wide array of businesses.

Whether you’re revolutionising within Life Sciences, pioneering in Deep Tech, transforming Health Tech, or in any field with the potential for impact and growth, Mercia Ventures is here to listen to you about your goals and help unlock your growth potential.

Coventry and Warwickshire
Telford and Shropshire
West Midlands and The Black Country
Worcestershire and Herefordshire
Staffordshire and East Staffordshire

Apply for investment

Our team are on hand to answer any questions. Feel free to get in touch to discuss your business plans and apply for MEIF II Equity Finance by filling in our online application form.

Start your journey with Mercia Ventures

Growing stronger together.

We are proud of our expertise and experience, our deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by founders in the region. Mercia Ventures is not just an investor; we are partners committed to nurturing the next wave of success stories.

Supporting ambitious entrepreneurs seeking a partner to grow with, we aren’t just about investment; we open doors to new possibilities and accelerate your success as an active partner by your side.

Why choose us?

Trusted to deliver time and time again.

With our expertise, funding and support, we’re ready to partner with you to scale your business, navigate challenges and, together, achieve remarkable success.

We are dedicated to supporting businesses across the Midlands, providing more than just capital. Through creating enduring partnerships, we offer specialist knowledge and access to vast networks of like-minded professionals to help you achieve your business ambitions.

Julian Dennard, Fund Principal

Mercia Ventures awarded MEIF II – West Midlands

Initial deployment of £80million

Will Clark, Managing Director of Mercia Ventures details the new generation fund.

Apply online today

Our team are on hand to answer any questions. Feel free to get in touch to discuss your business plans and apply for MEIF II Equity Finance by filling in our online application form.