Insights & News

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

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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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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.
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Corporate Lending

Euston Ventures completes acquisition of Hammond Chemicals with support from Shawbrook

Euston Ventures, has completed the acquisition of Hammond Chemicals, a leading supplier of blended industrial solvents. As part of the transaction, Search Fund investor and entrepreneur Jim Ward will take over as CEO of Hammond Chemicals.
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Corporate Lending

Merino Capital completes acquisition of Premier Bikes and Triumph Oxford, with support from Shawbrook

Merino Capital, a UK SME investor, has announced the acquisition of independent motorbike dealerships, Premier Bikes and Triumph Oxford with support for the transaction from Shawbrook.
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Corporate Lending

Family-owned wholesale gift supplier Widdop Bingham transfers to fifth generation of ownership

Widdop Bingham & Co Ltd, a family owned wholesale gift supplier is preparing for its next phase with fifth generation members of the Illingworth family, taking ownership of the business as joint MDs in a deal being supported by Shawbrook.
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Corporate Lending

Shawbrook supports Compass Recruitment’s investment in Carrot Recruitment

Portsmouth-based healthcare recruitment company, Compass Recruitment Solutions Limited (“CRS”), has announced its investment in Carrot Recruitment, with funding provided by Shawbrook to support the acquisition.
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Corporate Lending

Safespaces, specialist equipment provider for users with complex needs, is acquired with support from Shawbrook

Safespaces, a leading provider of specialist equipment for users with complex needs, has been acquired by Euston Ventures. Supported by Shawbrook, the acquisition enables Euston and Safespaces to progress their growth plans.
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Corporate Lending

Red Coast Industries acquires Premier Sealant Limited with support from Shawbrook

Industrial investment firm, Red Coast Industries expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of Scunthorpe based, Premier Sealant. Shawbrook provided a multi-million-pound flexible funding package that facilitated the transaction and provided working capital to support the company’s growth trajectory.
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Corporate Lending

Corbel Partners completes acquisition of Wealth Design Holdings, supported by Shawbrook

Corbel Partners, a trusted support network supporting financial advisers, has extended its business capabilities through the acquisition of Wealth Design Holdings, supported by Shawbrook.
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Corporate Lending

Craven Street Wealth acquires Bernard Barrett Associates Limited with funding from Shawbrook

Financial planning and wealth management firm, Craven Wealth Management expanded its network with the acquisition of Bernard Barrett Associates. Shawbrook structured a Commercial Loan incorporating a committed accordion facility and the refinance of the client’s existing facilities.