Mercia is a specialist asset manager focused on high-growth SMEs which we believe are often hidden in the UK’s regions. Faradion joined the Mercia portfolio with a £1.9m investment.
Faradion was one of the first companies to receive an investment from Finance Yorkshire. Finance Yorkshire has provided seedcorn, loan and equity linked investments, specifically to help small and medium sized businesses meet the gaps in the market for the funding they need for growth and development.
Haldor Topsøe, a world-leader in catalysis and surface science, has made an equity investment in Faradion. Haldor Topsøe enable companies to get the most out of their processes and products, using the least possible energy and resources. The company is at the forefront of developing sustainable technologies.
Sharp is a leading global specialist in solar energy solutions. Sharp has been inventing one-of-a-kind products and solutions that benefit society and business for more than 100 years.
The RisingStars Funds targeted early-stage high-growth technology companies in segments where current technology or solutions were limited.