Case Studies

Case Studies2019-02-22T14:53:53+00:00
Funding Imports

Funding Imports

An SME importer of finished electrical goods from the Far East selling to several major blue chip retailers with both a high street and online presence.  Trading for 2 years with a great product, growth ambitions and great market opportunity.

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Pre Shipment Export Finance

Pre Shipment Export Finance

A niche engineering company with over 50 years of trading history recently underwent a management buy in.  The company manufacturer’s filers for commercial use together with maintenance contracts and spares.  Export orders were sourced from the Middle East and South America and payment was made under a Letter of Credit.

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Financing Capital Equipment

Financing Capital Equipment

An existing recycling company (paper based waste) was stagnant in growth and had a heavy labour content.  An apparent need to upgrade its processing equipment to reduce costs, increase profitability and grow to win new business.

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Staged Payment & Contract Funding

Staged Payment & Contract Funding

An established family manufacturing company operating within the Automotive & Aerospace sector had been looking to gain a competitive advantage against their peers to win new business.  They were looking for a value added solution that would help them win new business and grow.

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Releasing Trapped Cash

Releasing Trapped Cash

An outsourcing service company held a long term contract with the council proving a range of services for transportation.  The contract was a re-tender and operating well.  There were further opportunities and business to be won.

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Building Trade Relationships

Connecting the Dots

A manufacturer in the clothing industry trading for almost 35 years was looking expand into new markets.  They engaged with several government bodies that helped with their process of understanding the opportunities but they wanted and needed something for specific for their needs whilst wanting to understand how to fund this growth phase.

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Better terms of trade

Better Terms of Trade

A furniture manufacturer with a high growth cash generative business which has been operating for almost 5 years was importing in goods from several key suppliers based in China.  Order book was growing and good relations with incumbent bank for working capital appetite.

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Supporting business growth and turnaround

Supporting Business Growth & Turnaround

A family run engineering firm operating in the Oil & Gas sector had recently had a dip in performance due to the sector challenges and was placed in a banks restructuring department.  They were well respected and traded for over 12 years.  Bank was trying to be supportive but was limited in what it could help with.  They were close to the limit of support for working capital.

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