Insights & News

The latest news and insights from our business finance team including case studies, technology updates, and more.

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Shawbrook Celebrates Milestone as Mid-Market Funding Surpasses £1 Billion

Shawbrook has marked a significant achievement, with its Corporate Lending business now providing over £1 billion in specialist funding for mid-market SMEs in the UK.
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Shawbrook hits £50m milestone in asset finance

Shawbrook has announced a significant milestone, having now funded over £50 million in asset finance through its digital decisioning service for flow business. Brokers using the portal can obtain an agreement in principle (AIP) for deals under £250k in less than 24 hours.
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Structured Finance

The Translation People progresses its buy and build strategy with funding support from Shawbrook

Private Equity House, Mobeus Equity Partners previously supported language specialist, The Translation People with a management buy-out and in turn Shawbrook has provided an eight-figure funding solution to meet their ambitious buy and build strategy.
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Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition: Could this be what you’re looking for?

A little-known but growing trend has taken hold in the UK that delivers a way of connecting highly-driven, entrepreneurially minded individuals with smaller SMEs exploring their succession plans. Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition enables entrepreneurially minded individuals to acquire an established business where the owner is thinking about moving on and may not want to consider selling to trade or private equity due to a desire to protect and reward the teams who helped them on the journey.
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Keep calm and carry on: SME’s big ambitions amidst uncertainty

We surveyed over 500 senior SME leaders to gain insights into the challenges they are facing, and the priorities that they have for their business over the next 12 months. Click below to view the research findings, and explore our range of funding solutions to support your funding needs.
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A time for discipline to be fit for the future

We teamed up with Business Desk in the North West to discuss the opportunities and challenges SMEs are facing and what they can do to bolster business resilience at this time. Our very own Daniel Martin joined the discussion highlighting the importance of financial discipline and foresight when preparing for key transactions.
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Secure Retail positioned for growth with expansion following support from Shawbrook

Secure Retail, the specialist provider of payments hardware and services for the retail, hospitality, transport, and unattended sectors has signalled further growth plans, with funding secured from Shawbrook.
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Corporate Lending

BEW Electrical Distributors Ltd primed for expansion with new financing from Shawbrook

BEW, a leading independent electrical wholesaler has secured new funding from Shawbrook as the company gears up for a new chapter of growth under different ownership, following Management Buy-out.
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Structured Finance

Shawbrook celebrates £1bn milestone in Speciality Finance live facilities

Shawbrook’s Speciality Finance team has reached a fantastic milestone, surpassing £1billion in live facilities for specialist non-bank lenders in the consumer lending, SME loan specialist, and property finance sectors.
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Corporate Lending

Bridge Farm Group drives on to net zero with Shawbrook’s support

Bridge Farm Group, a leading horticulture and bioscience company specialising in supplying ornamental plants, cut flowers, and plant-derived molecules has secured £30 million of debt finance from its funding partner, Shawbrook.
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Corporate Lending

Commhoist Limited set to further rollout of 5G and expand into EV market

Commhoist Limited, a Warrington based specialist provider of telecommunications infrastructure, utilities lifting, and mobile logistics has received funding from Shawbrook to further expand its UK operations.
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Corporate Lending

Shawbrook supports global expansion of Pal International

Following its acquisition of Pal International in 2022, the Enact Fund has secured a refinance package from Shawbrook to support the business.