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The Undercover MBO

Last year we led the VIMBO of a successful business. VIMBOs often take place under the radar and this case was an excellent example, where the Company...

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Sharing the Equity Cake

When raising equity finance, management teams are always keen to limit the proportion of equity which is sold to an incoming investor. The typical conversation of how...

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The Big Secret behind BIG's VIMBO Success

Keeping a multi-million pound management buyout secret for almost two years is no mean feat when your business involves talking to reporters every day however The BIG...

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Have Your Cake and Eat It

Neil Grimmond explains what a VIMBO is and why it can be a win-win solution for business owners looking to sell to their management teams. Everything you...

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Silent Herdsman - Fundraising for Growth

We are delighted to have recently concluded an investment of £3m into Silent Herdsman Ltd by Scottish Equity Partners, Albion Ventures and the Scottish Investment Bank. The...

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Supporting Invested Companies

We are often asked by shareholders, whether institutional or corporate, to spend time with their invested companies. This is more often the case when these companies are...

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Finding Cash in Difficult Times

Discussions around raising business finance often tend towards new sources of finance, bringing cash into the business from outside investors or lenders. Now more than ever, we...

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Property Refinancing

I recently worked with a client on the refinancing of their property portfolio. The portfolio encompassed both specially adapted and general residential accommodation, with a total of...

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Growing Through Acquisition

In January I completed a small bolt-on acquisition for a client, one which will add 15% – 20% to the ongoing turnover of their business. The vendors...

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