SME Capital

Paul Andrews

Family Business United is delighted to welcome SME Capital as national partners of Family Business United.

SME Capital was founded to support the growing number of SMEs who face difficulty or frustration in accessing capital through traditional methods. They understand the importance of real and trusted relationships in the lending market and have dedicated Regional Directors based across the UK. By combining traditional lending expertise with the latest in data analytics, they are supporting established UK SMEs with their long-term objectives and business ambitions.

As James Shore, Director at SME Capital explains, “We provide funding for mid-size family businesses which are integral to the UK economy. We support UK businesses able to demonstrate recurring revenues and a track record of profitability. They often have unique needs that fall between traditional lending routes and the automated response from online only lenders. We cater to the needs of family businesses with strong cash flows, assessing each business on its strengths, rather than focusing on the asset base.”

Find out more by visiting the SME Capital website here

Here are their latest insights and family business activities:

Sustainability & How Debt Funding May Help The Journey

The benefits of sustainability for UK SMEs and how debt funding can help your journey to net zero. SMEs are the backbone of the UK economy, representing over 90% of all UK businesses. Therefore, environmental, and social challenges can only be addressed appropriately with the small business sector fully involved….

SME Capital Fund Acquisition For Cleanology

SME Capital is delighted to announce supporting national contract cleaning professionals, Cleanology, with their acquisition of TC Bibby & Sons. Head quartered in London, Cleanology is a leading commercial cleaning business operating for 22 years. Providing professional commercial & office cleaning services, property maintenance and support services to companies across…

The Financial Side Of Succession Planning

One of the most important aspects of succession planning for family businesses is the financial side. Ensuring that the next generation has the ability to take things to the next level with the right … This content is available to FBU members and Digital Subscribers only.  If you are a…

Factors To Consider When Looking To Refinance Your Family Firm

A company’s financial obligations are often refinanced or restructured by replacing or reworking old debts through corporate refinance.  Corporate refinancing is frequently used to improve a firm’s financial position. A firm may improve its credit quality and obtain more favourable interest rates by refinancing. The result of a corporate refinancing is…

10 Tips To Optimise Business Cash Flow For SMEs

If you’ve been in business any length of time you will have heard the phrase “Cash is King.”  You may even have a poster on your office wall, in your factory or distribution centre proclaiming that bold statement. So, what is Cash Flow, why is it important and what steps can…

SME Capital Funds MBO For Paul Carr Estate Agents

SME Capital is delighted to be providing Paul Carr Estate Agents with a recent bespoke funding package to support the business in a Management Buyout. Paul Carr Estate Agents is the largest independent property services business in the West Midlands, with strategically located branches covering North Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, South…