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Expert support on a wide range of lending transactions

All businesses need adequate funding in order to operate, develop and grow. We work for both commercial lenders and borrowers on a range of funding transactions, both domestic and cross-border. Our technical and legal expertise means we can help you identify and minimise risk and get the deal over the line as efficiently as possible.

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    Sharon Fryer

    Sharon Fryer

    Partner - Head of Commercial Services

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What finance and funding services do we offer?

Our corporate lawyers have a proven track record in successfully completing a wide range of transactions, from simple term loans to more bespoke structured finance products. We typically advise on:

  • Negotiations with banks and other lenders
  • General secured lending
  • Acquisition finance and leveraged debt
  • Asset finance and asset-based lending
  • Construction and development finance
  • Refinancing and debt restructuring
  • Personal guarantees
  • Intercreditor and priority arrangements

Who and how we help

We act for corporate borrowers on all aspects of finance, whether that be to support working capital requirements, for acquisition purposes, to refinance existing debts or facilitate an exit strategy. We also act for commercial funders, alternative lenders, debt funds, private equity funds and other investors.

Because we see transactions from both sides, we know what works and what doesn’t. Our nimble team of creative problem solvers can help ensure that funds are released quickly, with careful attention to detail to protect your commercial interests.

Funding & Finance Publications

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    Corporate Know-How Guides: Share v. Asset Sales

    Share and asset purchases are the two methods of acquiring a business in the UK.

    Do you know their differences? The business of a sole trader or unregistered partnership can only be acquired through an asset purchase as there is no owning entity for the assets which can be acquired, while a share purchase can be used for the acquisition of all or part of the shares in a company which owns and operates a business.

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    Corporate Know-How Guides: Shareholders’ Agreements: the Basics

    Did you know that a shareholders’ agreement is a written agreement, between the shareholders of a company, as to the relationship between them and how the company should be managed. By including the company as a party, the shareholders can ensure that it is both bound by and able to enforce the terms of the agreement against contravening shareholders.

    Discover our new series of Corporate Know-How guides.

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  • Corporate Know-How Guides: Selling a Business

    We look at the flip side of price structuring, instead focusing on how a seller could secure elements of the purchase price that are delayed – or at least obtain comfort around the buyer’s ability to pay them.

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  • Corporate Know-How Guides: Buying a Business

    When making an offer for a business, the question of when the consideration will be paid can often be just as important as how much will be paid. We look at four of the most common options available to prospective buyers (beyond upfront cash payments) and the risks/rewards posed by them.

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    CB Checkpoint: overview

    There are a number of key policies, procedures and documents your business should keep up to date, to be both legally protected and in preparation for investment or exit. Our team will give your business a full check-over.

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    Turkish Language | An overview of our services supporting ambitious, often owner managed businesses, investors and entrepreneurs in building, operating and scaling enterprises from early stage right through to exit.

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    Mergers & Acquisitions: an overview of our expertise

    An overview of the expertise of our Corporate team in relation to mergers and acquisitions, where we act for experienced private equity backed buyers as well more novice sellers who need careful guidance through this potentially daunting legal maze.

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    Services for businesses

    An overview of our services supporting ambitious mid-sized businesses, investors and successful entrepreneurs in building, operating and scaling enterprises.

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    Doing business in the UK

    Whether you are looking to set up a new business here or expand an existing one, this guide covers the key things you need to know to avoid potential pitfalls and get the most out of your investment.

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    key considerations when establishing business funding

    Are you considering new funding for your business? Our handy flowchart highlights key questions to ask yourself and key points to document to ensure your business is protected.

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    Pre-investment checklist

    An investor will want a range of financial, commercial and legal information about your business, before deciding how much to invest, and on what terms. This checklist helps you prepare for the legal part of that process.

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    Funding & Finance

    Funding & Finance

    Funding & Finance

    Expert support on a wide range of lending transactions

    All businesses need adequate funding in order to operate, develop and grow. We work for both commercial lenders and borrowers on a range of funding transactions, both domestic and cross-border. Our technical and legal expertise means we can help you identify and minimise risk and get the deal over the line as efficiently as possible.

    • Key contact

      Sharon Fryer

      Sharon Fryer

      Partner - Head of Commercial Services

      ArrowView profile

    • The Team

      Our lawyers have the expertise and experience to provide you with creative, personalised solutions in a clear and understandable way.

      ArrowMeet the team

    • Our Publications

      Discover a wealth of invaluable guidance in the form of guides and brochures written by our expert lawyers.

      ArrowSee our downloads

    • Our insights

      Discover the latest insights and thought leadership from our team of legal experts.

      ArrowFind out more

    What finance and funding services do we offer?

    Our corporate lawyers have a proven track record in successfully completing a wide range of transactions, from simple term loans to more bespoke structured finance products. We typically advise on:

    • Negotiations with banks and other lenders
    • General secured lending
    • Acquisition finance and leveraged debt
    • Asset finance and asset-based lending
    • Construction and development finance
    • Refinancing and debt restructuring
    • Personal guarantees
    • Intercreditor and priority arrangements

    Who and how we help

    We act for corporate borrowers on all aspects of finance, whether that be to support working capital requirements, for acquisition purposes, to refinance existing debts or facilitate an exit strategy. We also act for commercial funders, alternative lenders, debt funds, private equity funds and other investors.

    Because we see transactions from both sides, we know what works and what doesn’t. Our nimble team of creative problem solvers can help ensure that funds are released quickly, with careful attention to detail to protect your commercial interests.

    Funding & Finance insights

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