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Please find below a selection of Case Studies based on Praetura Commercial Finance clients' experiences. Simply click on the deal summaries in each case to read the full story.
Praetura Commercial Finance funds acquisition of pioneering forensics business with £2m confidential invoice discounting facility
A buy & build acquisitions group had identified an excellent opportunity to acquire a specialist forensics business in the West Midlands and to invest further in its development. Clients of the business include UK Police forces, British Transport Police and The National Crime Agency.
E-Commerce and Fulfilment Group
Praetura Commercial Finance completes multi-million MBO deal for leading E-Commerce and Fulfilment Group
Praetura Commercial Finance was invited by a highly experienced management team to fund the acquisition of the shares of a leading e-commerce and fulfilment group. Praetura was selected due to its ability to structure and execute a funding solution in a short timeframe that would provide the high level of headroom, flexibility and proactive support that will enable the Group to take its growth plans to the next level.
Cable Assembly Manufacturer
Leading cable assembly manufacturer gains £3million funding line from Praetura Commercial Finance
A manufacturer of cable assemblies has recently secured substantial new orders from existing customers in addition to large contract wins from new clients. As a consequence of this increased level of demand for the company’s services, the existing working capital offering from a mainstream bank was proving very restrictive.
Flamefast Group acquires Futuris with a £4,350,000 funding line from Praetura Commercial Finance
Flamefast Group is the UK market leader in the design and build of gas detection systems and engineering workshops for schools, colleges and universities. Flamefast actively sought acquisition funding to purchase Futuris, a complementary group of businesses, in order to facilitate its long-term growth strategy.
£2,000,000 funding from Praetura Commercial Finance helps Tactus scale up for success
Founded in 2012, by CEO Scott Brenchley, Tactus Group has historically supplied products such as mobile phone and tablet accessories through a wholesale supply service to major retailers such as Amazon, John Lewis, Selfridges, Argos and QVC. Today, Tactus is an accredited Original Equipment Manufacturer (‘OEM’) with Microsoft, a status awarded to only a handful of UK partners.
Ham Baker Group
Praetura Commercial Finance delivers £4,950,000 working capital deal for Ham Baker Group Limited against a pool of assets
Ham Baker Group Limited is a market leading organisation dedicated to the design and manufacture of innovative products, for the water, waste water and treatment sectors. The investor management team recognised that Ham Baker had a substantial pool of assets that could be leveraged to generate a higher level of funding to propel their plans for growth.
Praetura Commercial Finance and PHD Equity Partners craft £4million investment deal for Teaching Art Limited and the SAA
Teaching Art Limited supplies an extensive range of paints, inks and other products. However, it is best known as the company behind the SAA, which with over 43,000 members is believed to be the world’s largest art community. Not only was the business seeking further investment to fund its significant organic growth, it was also seeking backing for further acquisitions.
Praetura Commercial Finance supports ECY Haulmark Limited with asset based lending facility to drive growth
ECY Haulmark Limited, is a specialist demolition, recycling and quarrying company, which was founded in 1961. Today, the sons of the two founders, cousins Rick and Philip Yarwood, lead the family-run business. The business had grown substantially and the existing facility was becoming stretched. As such the directors made the decision to actively seek a new funding provider.
Praetura Commercial Finance completes £3,000,000 funding facility for fast growing plant hire specialist
This long-established, family-owned plant hire and haulage contractor based in the North West specialises in the lease of excavators, forklifts, dumpers and rollers. Over the past three years, the business has grown rapidly and its rate of expansion has outstripped its existing working capital facility, resulting in the need to find a new finance partner.
Plumbing and Heating Contractors
Praetura Commercial Finance builds acquisitions pipeline with £1,500,000 deal
A leading acquisitions group saw a prime opportunity to purchase a well-established plumbing and heating contractors in Scotland as part of its ambitious UK-wide buy and build strategy. The business, which has enjoyed strong year-on-year growth works with household-name national developers and incorporates renewable technologies as an integral part of its services.