Issue details

Romaco Limited Additional Loan Facility

The additional loan facility to Romaco Limited is in line with the strategic objectives of the business investment strategy and the Local Industrial Strategy and support the key objectives of supporting our globally competitive strengths and strengthening the foundations of our economy. Romaco Limited provides debt funding to SME developers, predominantly across the North.

The Combined Authority gave approval on 22nd March 2024 to give delegated authority for the period 23rd March 2024 to 30th May 2024 to the Combined Authority Chief Executive and the Combined Authority Treasurer, in consultation with the Portfolio Lead Leader for Investment and Resources, to approve funding requests for projects in the absence of a Combined Authority meeting at the end of April 2024, and approve any urgent variations on amounts and terms for already approved loans.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/05/2024

Decision due: 10 May 2024 by Chief Executive Officer GMCA & TfGM, Treasurer GMCA

Contact: Nicola Ward Email:


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