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Getting the right business finance is essential. Investment, bank finance and other forms of funding can help successful businesses to grow, while viable businesses can be hampered by cash flow shortages.
Angel investment, venture capital and private equity
Our corporate lawyers act for fast-growing companies seeking investment, advising on investment terms and documents, negotiating the investment deal, conducting due diligence in the investment process and helping clients close deals, securing the necessary funding.
Bank and institutional refinancing
There are occasions where the market provides a good commercial rationale for refinancing your existing capital and debt.
Invariably there is a positive solution and we work in tandem with skilled business recovery specialists to help directors and shareholders plan strategies to manage their risks, including introducing you to new sources of finance, advising on debt restructuring and legal issues around complex refinancing.
Our corporate lawyers will ensure your plans are successfully implemented whether by way of share buy-back, reduction of capital or other mechanism.
Lending and security
Throughout the lifecycle of a business there are many different funding requirements, whether debt or equity acquisition finance, corporate loan facilities, angel, venture capital or private equity investment, guarantees and indemnities, hire purchase, factoring and letters of credit.
Our corporate team advises on all aspects of the legal documents required by lenders and investors including the associated security requirements such as charges, pledges, mortgages and negative pledges.