With strong foundations laid and major growth opportunities in the domestic and international markets, the company welcomed its first equity investors onto its journey to help capitalise on the opportunities in the market. In late 2018, Mercia Asset Management invested through the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund as part of a £700,000 round.

The growth capital has allowed the company to strengthen its domestic commercial team and make important strides in overseas markets. Mercia is a proactive specialist asset manager with a focus on regional businesses seeking venture, private equity or debt finance to scale their businesses. Mercia has c.£800million of assets under management with just under half being unrestricted free cash to invest over the next two to five years. Mercia continue to support the ambitious growth plans of the company.