View Funding, Growth & Trade Sale

Funding, Growth & Trade Sale

Background Following a request from an angel investor, Finance Director Richard Preston was brought in to review the finances of an Offshore/ International start-up investment platform, and to identify and implement sources of additional funding to achieve stretching goals. Making good use of Richard’s extensive experience and wide-ranging skill set, the business subsequently also invited…

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View Flexible funding solutions obtained for growing oil & gas firm

Flexible funding solutions obtained for growing oil & gas firm

Background The recently formed international trading company had grown very quickly from a standing start and the business needed to fund significant further growth, ensuring it maintained sufficient working capital for the projected higher level of trading activity. An additional element to financing was that trading transactions were multi-currency, involving sterling, euros, and dollars, so…

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View Why every business owner needs an exit strategy

Why every business owner needs an exit strategy

When you picture yourself in a room or building, having multiple available exits is not just a matter of convenience, it’s a matter of safety. The same applies to owning and running a business: establishing an exit strategy, a plan for eventually leaving and/or selling the business, is part of smart entrepreneurship, and lends a sense…

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View From an idea to maturity – the 5 stages of business growth

From an idea to maturity – the 5 stages of business growth

Whether you’re attempting to increase market share, improve profitability or build your team, every company is trying to grow. Unfortunately, business owners will inevitably encounter challenges and experiences that will trigger pain points and create potential barriers during the business’ growth process. In this article, EFM Growth walks you through the five stages of business…

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View Developing a smart growth strategy

Developing a smart growth strategy

Managing a fast-growing business presents both opportunities and challenges. The chance to become an industry leader is attractive, but it comes with the risk that demand will outstrip capacity. To avoid that pitfall, you need a strategic plan that’s backed by adequate financing, empowered employees, and the right information and communications technology. So how does…

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View Planning your strategy for a smooth & efficient exit

Planning your strategy for a smooth & efficient exit

Every business owner will reach a point where they need to exit their business, and like most things in life, if this event is planned for, the outcome is more likely to be better than something that ‘just happens’. There is more than one way an owner may exit their business (e.g. via a trade…

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View 10 indications that prove you need a business growth advisor

10 indications that prove you need a business growth advisor

What exactly is a business advisor? In the world of sport, even the highest performers have a team of coaches, mentors, and advisors to help them get the best out of every aspect of their performance – strategy, tactics, skills, physical fitness, resilience and mental fitness. To perform at the very highest level in business,…

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View Turn your business deficit into financial growth with R&D tax credits

Turn your business deficit into financial growth with R&D tax credits

The thought of having to register a business loss, especially when you need to consider how to finance your company, can be daunting to say the least. Many business owners worry about how that loss will affect their credit rating and ability to secure finance in the future, however not all losses are bad. Here’s…

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View Understanding the difference between Growth and Scaling Up

Understanding the difference between Growth and Scaling Up

Many business owners would consider their business a success if they managed to achieve a consistent level of growth. But for entrepreneurs with their sights set on taking their business to the next level, it almost certainly requires they be able to achieve scale. Knowing the difference between growth and scaling up is the key…

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