Financing Your Business
If you are considering how to raise money for your business, a business finance lawyer from our dedicated commercial team can advise you on the options. Whether you are looking to fund a new project or expand existing operations, there are multiple ways of financing your business.
How to raise money for your business
The best way of raising finance will depend entirely on the nature of your business.
You could look at debt financing such as taking on loans, in which case your eligibility will be largely based on the risk you pose to any lender. They may for example require personal guarantee, where a corporate entity seeks to lend.
Alternatively, you could look at selling shares of your company to raise capital investment. This will mean that an investor will look into the finances of the business and look at your business plan for the future.
Each method of financing your business will be subject to its own regulation. For example, there are rules regarding credit for consumers and sometimes sole traders and partnerships may fall into this category. There are also strict rules on advertising shares in private companies. Knowing the regulatory boundaries will protect you in financing your business going forward, which is why we recommend taking advice from a specialist business finance lawyer.
We’re here to help
We work closely with all our clients to build a deep understanding of the business and its sector, suppliers, customers and future plans. We aim to be a helpful partner for businesses at every stage of life.
We can provide advice in a number of ways to best suit you and your business, including:
- one-off questions or queries
- tailored assistance with specific matters or transactions
- access to regular advice and support across all of our commercial departments at a reduced hourly rate with our SME Support Days
An experienced business finance lawyer will meet with you at your convenience to discuss your business plans going forward and the various ways to raise money for your business. You will walk away with a clear report on your options, highlighting any risks that may arise.
Contact us for a quote or to book an appointment.
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