Unity Trust Bank PLC

Unity Trust Bank provides bank lending to UK SMEs with a social purpose.

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Unity Trust Bank provides bank lending to UK SMEs with a social purpose who struggle to obtain affordable and simple loans from mainstream lenders.

This investment provides the Bank with additional capital to grow its lending portfolio and support more organisations seeking to grow their social impact.

  • Fund size

    £65.1 million
  • Big Society Capital commitment

    £6.1 million

Key information

  • Geography

    UK wide
  • Investment type

    Investment Manager
  • Investment status

    Current
  • Investment date

    2016
  • Term

    10 years

Impact

  • 962

    Number of jobs directly supported

  • 597

    Number of bed spaces created and renovated

  • 219

    Number of people housed

Sustainable development goals

  • 1: No Poverty End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • 3: Good Health and Well-being Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • 4: Quality Education Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • 7: Affordable and Clean Energy Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  • 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable