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FTSE 100 finance for mid-market SMEs. Whether you’re an experienced management team looking to fund the next stage of your growth or acquire new assets, or you’re the sponsor of a fast-growth business, our tailored funding solutions help mid-market SMEs unleash their full potential. 

About Shawbrook

Whether you need to protect your cashflow or fund a major investment, our range of lending products support UK SMEs to accelerate their growth ambitions and to invest in the critical assets that keep their business moving.

  • We invest time in understanding our customers’ business models, markets and key challenges
  • Our ability to offer flexible product structuring to tailor the solution to our customers’ needs
  • Experienced teams across the UK, embedded within regional economy to provide local support

Explore our products

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Asset Based Lending

For businesses with substantial value tied-up in the balance sheet, our Asset Based Lending proposition can unlock that value to provide both strategic capital and on-going financial headroom to support pivotal events.

Leveraged Finance

A senior debt product designed for established businesses requiring funding for growth, an acquisition, change of ownership or other general corporate purpose.

Asset Finance

When you’re faced with the need to replace essential equipment, invest in new equipment, or increase capacity, we can offer a range of products that could help manage the cost – including hire purchase, leasing and sale and leaseback.

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Unsecured Business Loans

Finance for specialist needs including Professions Finance to support tax, VAT and membership fees, and CAPEX Term Loans to support the acquisition of assets or intangible costs associated with capital expenditure purchases.

Working with your business

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Working capital

Maintaining sufficient financial headroom is critical in ensuring that your business is resilient and capable of dealing with whatever the future might hold. We provide a range of solutions to help you manage your working capital, using either your assets or cashflow as security.

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Event financing

Acquisitions, management buy-outs, employee ownership transitions, re-structuring, investing for growth. These are pivotal events for any business, and almost always dependent on access to funding.

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Assets & equipment

Funding to support investments in assets and equipment. Whether it’s leasing or purchasing capital equipment or machinery, or funding significant investment in soft assets or intangible costs associated to CAPEX.

Outstanding in your field

We champion mid-market SMEs. From traditional advanced manufacturing and wholesale business, to growth focused services companies, we provide tailored funding solutions to help them achieve their business goals. We work with most sectors across the UK with regionally located teams that are actively engaged in their local business communities. Here’s a spotlight on some of the sectors we work with.

Adviser or Business Introducer?

We work with a range of corporate debt advisers, accountants, lawyers, and other knowledge based introducers to find solutions for their clients. 

If your business is introducing clients to the right partners and we haven't spoken before, we understand that a conversation is just the start.

Commercial Finance Broker?

If you haven't worked with us before, click below to find out more, including how to register with us.

If you’re a Commercial Finance Broker (CFB) registered for Asset Finance or unsecured business lending with Shawbrook, sign in to submit business.

Property Finance

Designed for professional property investors. Individual cases deserve tailored financial solutions. In an ever-changing landscape, it’s more important than ever to have a lender that can support your property development and investment ambitions, offering specialised property loans and finance.

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Useful information

Useful links to more information in case you’ve not quite found what you’re looking for.

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Help with our products

If you're an existing customer or you've got questions on how our products work, visit our help centre for support.

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Business insights hub

We break down the latest data, insights and topics to help SMEs understand the key issues affecting their business.

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News & case studies

Read our latest news and find out more about the businesses we have supported.

Our business

About Shawbrook

Shawbrook provides finance to a wide range of customers who value the premium experience, flexibility and certainty we deliver.  We are a purpose-led organisation, with a focus on delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders.

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Our sustainability strategy is designed to create value for our customers, colleagues, communities, suppliers and shareholders, while having a positive impact on society and the wider environment. 

Saracens sponsorship

As official banking partner of Saracens Rugby Club, we are proud to champion elite women’s sport by supporting the growth of both women’s rugby and netball as lead sponsor of the Mavericks.