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Powering up forward thinkers

Full cycle funding for sponsor backed UK businesses.

Whether completing acquisitions or investing in organic growth, our Venture Debt, Recurring Revenue Finance, and Unitranche facilities provide solutions to help these businesses through each stage of their journey.

About Shawbrook

Whether you need to support a high-growth portfolio business between funding rounds, or you’re a private equity backed UK SME going through a major milestone or event, Shawbrook’s Private Equity team can provide dedicated support through a range of debt finance options. 

  • Quick decisions with short lines of communication direct to decision-makers
  • Specialist and experienced team working on every transaction
  • Combining speed and flexibility with long-term funding certainty

Explore our Private Equity products

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Unitranche

Sector-agnostic and a pure cashflow lend, Unitranche is designed with speed and simplicity in mind to support Sponsor-backed UK SMEs.

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Venture Debt

A product designed specifically to help fast growth companies, our Venture Debt solution is a finance facility designed to help VC-backed businesses continue to grow rapidly between funding rounds.

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Recurring Revenue Finance

Our Recurring Revenue facility is suited to high growth sponsor-backed UK businesses with quality revenue streams seeking to develop both product and sales capability.

Working with businesses you support

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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 work with most sectors across the UK. Here's a spotlight on some of the sectors we work with.

Useful information

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

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Contact us

If you need to get in touch with our team, you'll find the right person here.

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.

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.

Our business

About Shawbrook

Shawbrook is a different kind of bank, built to accommodate individuality, diversity and the dynamics of the modern world. We combine great technology and the expertise of our people to understand our customers’ individual requirements and to meet their evolving needs.

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Sustainable strategy

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. 

Making a difference together

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.