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Turnaround of UK Aerospace Precision Engineer (FGP Systems Ltd)

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 Original article: http://www.eismagazine.com/turnaround-of-uk-aerospace-precision-engineer/  by neil martin , December 21, 2015 Specialist precision engineering EIS investment adviser Cyrus Investment Management has announced the turn-around of UK aerospace engineer FGP Systems. Funds raised through the Cyrus Secured Loans Precision Engineering EIS Fund 1 were used to acquire FGP in September...

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Sale of Weymouth firm (‘FGP Systems Ltd’) saves 98 jobs – DorsetECHO

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Original Article: http://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/13791749.Sale_of_Weymouth_firm_saves_98_jobs/Alex Peace, Trainee Reporter / Tuesday 29 September 2015 / NewsALMOST 100 jobs have been saved at a Weymouth engineering firm following its sale. It has been announced that the business and assets of FGP Precision Engineering, which is based on the Granby Industrial Estate...

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We need a US model where banks only provide 20% of growth finance to SMEs, says former City heavyweight David Hitchcock

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Original Article: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/need-model-banks-only-provide-10509333 16:58, 26 NOV 2015 UPDATED 17:19, 26 NOV 2015 BY SION BARRY David Hitchcock tells Cardiff Breakfast Club that more sources of alternative finance are needed to support the growth of SMEs.The growth potential of SMEs in the UK is being stifled by an over dependence...

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From the Gurkhas to the City but now David Hitchcock has his sights on creating world class precision engineering firms in the UK

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06:00, 27 AUGUST 2015 UPDATED 07:35, 27 AUGUST 2015 BY SION BARRYEbbw Vale-born City heavyweight David Hitchcock is raising £40m to help UK precision engineer firms move into the expansion fast lane  For source material please visit: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/form-gurkhas-city-now-david-9929190 [caption id="attachment_980" align="aligncenter" width="615"] David Hitchcock[/caption] After Cambridge, where he was awarded a...

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Firm that made anti-terror doors for the Bank of England (“Rhino Doors”) is first in Wales bought by investment firm Cyrus

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18:04, 25 AUGUST 2015 UPDATED 18:10, 26 AUGUST 2015 BY SION BARRY For source material please visit: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/firm-made-anti-terror-doors-9926778  Cyrus Investment Management is chaired by Welshman and former managing director of JP Morgan David Hitchcock  [caption id="attachment_980" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Cyrus-RW Group executive chairman David Hitchcock[/caption] An investment company set up with the aim of acquiring...

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CIM Chairman David Hitchcock joins Chris Blackhurst for ‘The Headline Interview’ on London Live

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CIM Chairman David Hitchcock joins Chris Blackhurst on ‘The Headline Interview’ for London Live. They talk about David’s career, British manufacturing, and what makes Cyrus Investment Management’s strategy different from other investors in the market.   View source version on London Live: http://www.londonlive.co.uk/programmes/the-headline-interview/8bc626c6...

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CIM Chairman David Hitchcock features in the Evening Standard

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Growth Capital: The former Gurkha officer gearing up to bring jobs and dignity to deprived areasAlex Lawson26 May 2015Oiling the wheels: David Hitchcock aims to revitalise ailing engineering companies (Picture: Chris Fairweather)Picture this: you drive up from the bustle of London, park up in one...

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Firing Line: David Hitchcock – FT Adviser

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Original Article - Firing line: David Hitchcock - FTAdviser David Hitchcock did not take the most conventional route into the world of finance. Just under 30years ago, Mr Hitchcock, executive chairman of Cyrus Investment Management, was embedded in Ireland during the IRA unrest in 1986 and 1987...

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