- Braveheart Investment Group has announced that WhiteRock Capital Partners has won an industry award at the Insider Northern Ireland Dealmakers Awards.

WCP was formed to manage the £50m Northern Ireland Growth Loan fund and was established in 2012 by Braveheart, Clarendon Fund Managers Ltd and NEL fund Managers Ltd.

The award was for Private Equity Firm of the Year, and was accepted by Paul Millar, Chief Investment Officer of WCP, at a formal dinner held at the Europa Hotel, Belfast.

Braveheart chief executive Geoffrey Thomson, who attended the event, said: "This is an outstanding achievement for a team that has only been operating for a little over six months and I congratulate Paul and his colleagues."

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