Business & Corporate Finance

Woodfines’ Company Commercial team provides both business finance and corporate finance advice to businesses at all stages of their development, from seed capital, through growth capital, and including acquisitions and disposals. Our breadth of expertise and experience enables us to provide tailored, cost-effective and pragmatic legal advice.

Our clients span diverse industry sectors and range from start-ups, seeking initial funding and advice on business structures, to listed companies and multi-national businesses seeking further investment. Our team has considerable experience of all aspects of both debt and equity funding. Whether funding involves receivables or other asset financing, bank debts, venture capital or private equity, we can provide pragmatic and straightforward advice and assistance.

We advise varying kinds and sizes of commercial enterprises, based both in the UK and overseas, in relation to the full range of banking and corporate funding requirements.
Areas of expertise include:

  • Business finance
  • Corporate lending 
  • Acquisition finance
  • Corporate debt and equity restructuring
  • Corporate finance, including joint ventures and equity investment
  • Debt finance
  • Employee benefit, share option & incentive schemes
  • Guarantees
  • Property acquisition, investment and development finance
  • Insolvency and restructuring
  • Invoice discounting, asset backed and trade finance
  • Loan sales
  • Security documentation
  • Subordination issues.

For further information in respect of our business finance and corporate finance offering, please contact a member of our Company Commercial team.