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SWIG Finance provides business loans to the South West. We can say yes when the banks say no.

SWIG Finance is a not-for-profit company providing loans to those South West SMEs and start-ups that find it difficult to raise sufficient funds from their bank.

Since 2012 we have invested £18m in over 1,600 SMEs and start-ups, creating and securing 2,100 jobs and contributing £50m to the South West’s economy


SWIG Finance strengthens board

Regional Responsible Finance provider, SWIG Finance has restructured its board and appointed three new directors. Jonathan Johns, Christine Allison and Jaya Chakrabarti strengthen the SWIG Finance board joining existing board members, David Savill, Partner and Head of...

Start up funding for swimwear company

A Cornish swimwear company has launched thanks to funding from SWIG Finance. Bodds, founded by Claire Scipio from Roche creates fashionable, yet supportive swimwear for teenager girls. Claire says: "The idea for Bodds started after a traumatic shopping trip with my...

New loan fund launched

Small and medium sized companies across the South West region can now apply for loans to invest in their business growth, thanks to SWIG Finance. The funding has become available through the recycling of Regional Growth Fund money from the government which has already...

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A CDFI visit to New York, Start Up Loans success and an update on our funds, read the latest bulletin from SWIG Finance below.

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