Partner FAQs

How do I apply to become a ThinCats introducer?

If you are interested in becoming an introducer, just fill in our short application form and a member of our team will get back to you within one working day. 

How much capital is ThinCats looking to deploy in the UK SME market?

We have more than £200m of committed capital to lend against assets and/or cash flows with a clear mandate to provide vital working capital to help SMEs in the UK drive further growth and expansion.

What level of funding will ThinCats provide to an SME client?

Our loans start from £100k and go up to £5m. Larger loans will be considered on a case by case basis. 

What is the typical term for a ThinCats facility?

The terms of our loans range from 6 months to 5 years, amortising or bullet.

What types of funding do ThinCats provide?

Some businesses are seeking to refinance or restructure their existing facilities, building additional financial headroom to take advantage of new opportunities for growth. Others require capital to fund the purchase consideration and ongoing working capital for an acquisition, management buy out or buy in.

What security does ThinCats require?

As a secured lending platform, we look for a first ranking debenture over the borrower and where appropriate, a fixed charge over property and/or fixed assets.

Do you require personal guarantees?

Any additional guarantees to support the borrower are considered on a case by case basis.

What information requirements does the client need to provide?
  • 2 years historic, 1 years forecast profit & loss and balance sheet
  • Historic and forecast cash flows
  • Most recent management accounts not more than 2 months old
  • 3 months bank statements
  • Turnover and debtor breakdown by customer
     
What is ThinCats’ lending criteria?

Please see our criteria guide for full details. 

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