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More acquisitions planned for Limerston Capital-owned, AFA International following £10.25m investment

AFA International, a UK market leader in forensic science services and international aid project delivery, is set for further growth-by-acquisition after securing a £10.25m financing from Shawbrook.
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SME developer boom pushes Shawbrook past £1bn lending milestone

Shawbrook Bank, the UK’s leading specialist lender, doubled the number of loans it made to property developers in the 12 months to April, reaching its target to lend £1bn in development finance almost a year early.
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Shawbrook Supports Management Buy-Out of Hawthorn Timber

Hull-headquartered Hawthorn Timber is in new ownership following a buy-out by its long-serving management team as it closes in on 70 years’ serving the city and beyond.
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Fargro Limited Set to Bloom in 2021 Under New Management

Horticultural solutions and products specialist, Fargro Limited, is preparing for growth in 2021 following the completion of a successful sponsor-backed management buy-out.
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Shawbrook Named Top UK Debt Provider in Experian’s latest M&A report

Shawbrook Bank, the specialist lending and savings bank, has been named the UK’s top debt provider for merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in Q1 2021.
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Employee Ownership Trust takes the wheel at F1 supplier

Leading UK precision engineering firm, Retrac has transferred ownership to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) in an eight-figure deal as the business targets future growth, with support from Shawbrook Bank.
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‘Making a difference’ unites Shawbrook Bank and Saracens Rugby Club in multi-year partnership.

Shawbrook Bank has announced it is entering into a multi-year partnership with Championship rugby union side, Saracens.
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Resilient performance’ positions specialist lender Shawbrook for post-pandemic growth

Shawbrook Bank, the UK’s leading specialist lender, said it was ideally positioned to continue supporting customers through the economic recovery after posting a “resilient and robust” financial performance in its last trading year (Year ended December 31, 2020).
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Addition Capital invests in BE-A Education, the fast-growing online learning leader

Partnership with founders will drive BE-A Education as a leading upskilling platform serving consumers and businesses globally.
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Shawbrook Bank Supports Access Partnership's Growth Ambitions

Private-Equity backed Access Partnership is set for a period of sustained expansion by acquisition following an undisclosed investment from Shawbrook Bank.
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Salad Money set to make greater social impact

Salad Money, the social enterprise providing short-term loans to NHS workers, has taken another major step towards achieving its mission of solving the high-cost credit problem amongst this vital group of UK key workers.
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Shawbrook Bank Recognised Twice in MoneyComms ‘Top Performers 2021’ List

Shawbrook Bank has been recognised twice in the latest ‘Top Performers’ list by MoneyComms. The specialist bank – which serves UK-based consumers and businesses – has been named ‘Best Personal Loan Provider’ and ‘Best Business Savings Provider’ of the year.