Many businesses have assets, liabilities, operations, owners or investors in different countries.
In the current climate, an SME’s biggest hindrance to growth is often obtaining the finance it requires. With an extensive network of contacts, Mercer & Hole is well placed to assist clients with fund raising, whether it be debt or equity, at whatever stage of their business life cycle they are.
We work closely with clients to understand their capital requirements so we can structure any financing accordingly. As a firm, Mercer & Hole has high level connections with banks, private equity and venture capital funds, asset based lenders and alternative networks including a mix of crowdfunding platforms.
We have extensive experience in advising on raising debt and equity for business, whether it be start up capital for a new venture or funding for a potential acquisition. Our services include the preparation of forecasts and business plans, company valuation, assistance in negotiations with potential funders and advising on taxation implications on interest and on venture capital funding, including obtaining advance assurance of qualification for venture capital relief from HMRC.
We are also experienced in assisting clients renew or re-arrange their banking arrangements to ensure they are getting the best value from their facilities provider.