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Ask the Expert: Using the Voice of the Customer to Drive Growth

Critical Activities is a business that has honed the art of listening to customers to help its clients drive growth. Working with businesses ranging from privately owned to FTSE 250 blue-chip companies, its unique approach helps firms to view their business through the lens of a customer, providing them with the insights and knowledge to […]

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2021: A Year in Review

We have enjoyed another fantastic year and naturally have plenty of highlights to share! In the last twelve months we have completed five new investments, continued to invest in our portfolio and had two realisations – with the exits from Fund II to date delivering over 3.5x gross return for the fund overall. We also […]

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NorthEdge invests in global marketing consultancy and services firm ICP

We are pleased to announce that we have supported the primary management buyout of ICP, a global marketing services consultancy. ICP is headquartered in London with offices across Europe, Asia, and North and South America. The business provides digital marketing, digital asset management services, creative production and consultancy services to global brands, such as Mars, […]

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NorthEdge takes home three awards from the Midlands Dealmakers Awards

We’re pleased to report that Team Northedge took home three awards at the 2021 Midlands Dealmakers Awards last night! We were awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award, SME Deal of the Year for our investment into Correla and Kevin O’Loughlin, Investment Director at NorthEdge, picked up Emerging Dealmaker of the Year following his involvement […]

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NorthEdge Mission Christmas – Round 2!

This year we have been delighted once again to see the efforts from across our business and portfolio, with people going above and beyond in support of our environment, colleagues and communities. From a sustainability perspective, Prohire have been supporting customers with the transition to alternative fuel vehicles through their ProGreen proposition, Lights4fun have updated […]

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An introduction to Meet

In September this year we backed the primary management buyout of Meet, an international talent provider to the life sciences sector. Meet is a global talent acquisition partner to some of the world’s most exciting life sciences businesses. The company services clients across three core, high growth verticals: Pharma, Med-Tech and Healthcare Communications, working with […]

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A bright start for Lights4fun – one year on from our investment

This month marks one year since our investment into direct-to-consumer pure-play e-commerce brand Lights4fun. To celebrate the anniversary, we’re looking back at the progress they’ve made over the last 12 months. In November 2020, we invested in Lights4fun to build on their success and help the team to accelerate their growth plan. Our investment was […]

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International Men’s Day

Today marks International Men’s Day – an opportunity for us all to raise awareness of men’s health and wellbeing, and to promote a positive conversation around mental health. Mental health is something that affects all of us and by making a commitment to work together, we can ensure we take the necessary steps to address […]

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The road to Net Zero

Following on from COP26, it’s clear that businesses will need to play a vital role in driving change towards a greener, safer and more prosperous future for our people and the planet. In order for world leaders and governments to deliver on their climate change commitments, they will need the support of businesses to transition […]

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