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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...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

Opportunistic Acquisition

AFTER THE THRILL OF THE CHASE, THE HARD WORK BEGINS… It is often the case that there is a lull immediately after any corporate deal, whether it...

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian

A Refinancing Conundrum

Back in 2007, one client in the social housing sector had the misfortune to have had Northern Rock as its main finance provider. When Northern Rock hit...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

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...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

The Adgen Journey

This is an interesting case study in that almost all our services were used. In fact, the only service not used, thankfully, was in respect of turnaround!...

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian

Facing Up to Difficult Issues

A particularly interesting recent assignment was a review I carried out of an underperforming joint venture of a client company. The joint venture was a specialist manufacturer,...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

Refinancing Challenges

It is well understood that the current environment makes refinancing difficult. Many businesses are struggling to find the financial support to allow them to plan confidently for...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

The 4 Rs in Action

Some years ago I was asked by an investment bank to look into a business in which they had invested £2m. It had invested only £500k originally...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

Long-Term Strategic Assistance

A good illustration of the range of work we do comes from a client with whom I have been working for over 4 years. This period has...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond
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