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Debt advisory and growth finance

Raising debt for expansion and corporate strategies at all stages of the business life cycle.



Fuel for growth

Putting together an accounts receivable facility for a niche oil bunkering business was challenging, and COVID19 didn’t help. But Andy Pickford of FRP says there was still appetite for the deal.

Beechbrook Capital profile

Marrying up what companies and their private equity backers want with what other investors want is paramount to the success of alternative lender Beechbrook Capital. Marc Mullen talks to its co-founders and partners, Paul Shea and Nick Fenn about the impact of Brexit, and their investments and exits to date.

Guides and reports

What is the Business Finance Guide?

Launched in 2014 by ICAEW and the British Business Bank, the Business Finance Guide helps entrepreneurs and companies to find the finance they need to invest, grow and overcome adversity. With a tool to help businesses identify what finance solutions might be suitable, as well as overviews of what the options offer and support on how to secure finance.

Debt for deals, Issue 67

Debt for deals outlines the main features of the UK’s debt market, explores how it has developed since the start of the financial crisis in 2008 and offers guidance to corporate finance advisers and company executives on how to access the right debt finance for deals.

Growth through asset based finance, Issue 65

Asset based finance (ABF) is increasingly being used as a source of funding by high growth companies – from small businesses, to those owned by private equity, to innovative businesses and subsidiaries of some of the world’s largest companies.