View How To Expand A Business, Deal With Mergers & Acquisitions and Funding Requirements

How To Expand A Business, Deal With Mergers & Acquisitions and Funding Requirements

  “Expansion should be avoided if a business is in trouble or financially unstable as this will only magnify its problems”. Chartered Accountant and MD of EFM Network of Finance Directors – Gary Jesson on expanding a business and what to do when involved in Mergers and Acquisitions.  For some, driving sustainable growth through expansion…

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View Business Growth and Finance – its about more than just funding…

Business Growth and Finance – its about more than just funding…

Business finance is typically discussed in terms of finding sufficient funding for the trading entity. However, for the great majority of New and Growing Companies (NGCs), the personal financial outlook for the ownership team is deeply entwined with the company – and it’s often where barriers to success arise. Business Growth and Funding Requirements For…

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View Angel Finance – How to Find, Close and Retain

Angel Finance – How to Find, Close and Retain

Great event recently with Informed Funding and Workspace Group on Angel Finance – How to Find, Close and Retain,  Club Workspace`s Pill Box, London. Our live interviews with the teams from jewellerybox Ltd and MBJ LONDON provided real insights into the practical experience of managing a startup and achieving successful funding. Expert advice was offered by Envestors, EFM and The…

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View Fund raising and listing on AIM

Fund raising and listing on AIM

Background: This situation presented two objectives for the stakeholders in the company. Firstly the business was growing quickly and required further funds for investment in sales, marketing and product development. A number of business development ideas had been followed and this had created a large pull on resources required to deliver those initiatives. The early…

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View Borrowing to Grow – Choosing The Right Funding For Your Business

Borrowing to Grow – Choosing The Right Funding For Your Business

  Is your business growth currently hampered by a lack of funding? If you are thinking of acquiring funding, we will help you throughout the pre-funding process and talk you through the range of possible funding sources including the non-traditional peer-to-peer-lending, crowd funding, pension- and asset-funding models, and access to Venture Capital or business angels….

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View Funding Proposals

Funding Proposals

Background An international pay-TV operator was underfunded and its business model exposed it to foreign exchange risk. Challenge The pay-TV operator had a complicated shareholding structure with fractious shareholders; further, its lenders did not have equal security for their respective facilities. Solutions Mike arranged a refinancing of the funding structure to remove the liquidity constraint…

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View Debt Funding: moving businesses from “bad debt” to “good debt”

Debt Funding: moving businesses from “bad debt” to “good debt”

Growing businesses can often be “debt-averse”, preferring to issue equity rather than borrowing under debt funding instruments. This point of view is understandable as debt has to be repaid together with interest (unlike equity), and in the context of consumer finance debt is frequently demonized, but sometimes debt funding is the right choice. Taking on…

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View EFM opens new office in Scotland

EFM opens new office in Scotland

EFM, one of the UK’s leading, fastest growing providers of Financial Management and Business Advisory services has opened a new office in Dundee. This investment by EFM in its first Scottish office follows continuing expansion at the company’s Luton head office and underlines ambitious plans to grow and support its Scottish customer base. The new…

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View Growing Company

Growing Company

Background The company was expanding but suffering from a lack of working capital to support growth. A venture capital house was willing to invest but required a clear business plan supported by financial projections. Systems used were inadequate to prepare financial information and unsuitable for the business which needed a contract based system capable of…

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