- Braveheart Investment Group says the the £50m Northern Ireland Growth Loan Fund has approved 40 loans totalling more than £10m.

Some of the larger loans include £500,000 to MSO Cleland, an East Belfast-based designer and manufacturer of printed carton packaging; and £500,000 to Domestic Sheepskins, a Co Armagh company providing treated skins and hides for use in fashion, accessories and upholstery.

The GLF is managed by WhiteRock Capital Partners which was established by Braveheart Investment Group and consortium partners NEL Fund Managers and Clarendon Fund Managers in 2012.

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