A common misconception about CBILS is that businesses backed by Private Equity investors do not qualify. From our experience funding existing customers with CBILS loans – and more recently new borrowers – we are able to support PE backed businesses in several ways, summarised in this blog
“Alternative lending isn’t looking so alternative anymore,” reckons law firm Vinson & Elkins, which services the private equity sector. This is particularly true when it comes to private equity firms raising debt capital. Alternative – also known as direct – lending is the fastest growing asset class in this space.
Today we have launched a new £100 million funding programme for private equity backed UK businesses.