Our services

LGB Corporate Finance provides capital markets and M&A advisory services to companies, entrepreneurs and financial sponsors. We focus on the business services, consumer, financial, healthcare and industrials sectors, providing strategic advice and direct access to both institutional and private capital.

Equity Capital Raising

At LGB we understand that a company’s equity, its permanent capital, is a precious commodity. Our advice is always based on a detailed understanding of our client’s business, its capital structure, strategy and future funding requirements.

LGB Corporate Finance leverages its relationships with institutional investors, private equity, family offices and wealth managers to meet the equity financing requirements of well-established private and quoted companies in the business services, consumer, financial, healthcare and industrials sectors.

We take a highly selective approach when considering mandates for equity transactions. Our focus on later stage growth companies means that demand for our services is weighted towards debt capital markets and M&A Advisory.

Read our latest piece on the Rheon Labs deal here.

Debt Capital Markets

LGB’s debt capital markets business comprises debt advisory services and the arrangement and placement of debt securities.

We combine our extensive network of institutional investors, family offices and wealth managers with strong structuring and execution capabilities to deliver debt financing transactions that meet a range of corporate borrowing requirements.

Case Study - 1pm

We focus particularly on flexible, non-dilutive private debt, which has become a substantial and attractive source of funding for growing businesses. We arrange secured medium term note programmes enabling companies to borrow from multiple investors quickly and efficiently to fund growth, refinancing, acquisitions, wholesale requirements or working capital.

Our debt advisory service helps clients navigate the rapidly evolving lending market. We combine considerable transaction experience and strong structuring capabilities with relationships with credit funds, family offices and alternative lenders. This enables our clients to borrow on a bilateral basis from a principal lender in order to fund a range of requirements.

Case Study - Reward Finance

M&A Advisory

LGB Corporate Finance provides M&A advisory services to companies, entrepreneurs and financial sponsors looking to complete transformational transactions, including strategic acquisitions and disposals and investor exits.

We advise on all stages of a transaction, from preliminary considerations to final negotiation and execution. We apply our significant experience, exclusive network, strong analysis and execution capabilities to optimise the outcome of strategic M&A transactions for our clients.

We pride ourselves on long-standing relationships with our clients, by whom we are trusted to provide committed, discrete and creative advice.

Read about our latest deals here.

Acamar Films Limited

Secured MTN Programme
Deal type
Debt Financing
Year
2020 (Latest Issue)
Sector
Media
Focus
Production and Licensing
Value
£15m (Programme)
Acamar Films

Simply Asset Finance

Secured MTN Programme
Deal type
Debt Financing
Year
2020 (Latest Issue)
Sector
Financial Services
Focus
Hard Asset Financing
Value
£20m (Programme)
Simply Asset Finance

1pm plc

Secured MTN Programme
Deal type
Debt Financing
Year
2020 (Latest Issue)
Sector
Financial Services
Focus
Loans and Leasing
Value
£25m (Programme)
1pm plc
1pm plc

Case Study

1pm plc

LGB Corporate Finance arranged a £25 million medium term note (MTN) Programme for 1pm plc, the AIM quoted independent specialist finance provider. The MTN Programme is an increase in the group's original £7.5 million programme established in 2017 and demonstrates the continued attractiveness of MTN Programmes for corporate issuers and investors.

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Reward Finance Group Limited

Case study

Reward Finance Group Limited

LGB Corporate Finance secured Foresight Group as the funder for a £40m partial recapitalisation and wholesale financing for Reward Finance Group, a leading independent SME lender, with a transaction executed in four months.

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Lethington Leisure

Case study

Lethington Leisure Limited

LGB Corporate Finance has advised Lethington Leisure Limited, owner and operator of Paradise Island Adventure Golf, on its sale to The Brighton Pier Group plc.

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Virtalis

Case study

Virtalis Limited

LGB Corporate Finance has advised Virtalis on its sale to Alpina Partners. We worked closely with the management team for a year before embarking on the transaction process.

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News & Insights

3 July 2020

LGB joint bookrunner in £30m equity placing for AFC Energy

LGB & Co. Limited has acted as a Joint Bookrunner for AFC Energy plc (AIM: AFC), a leading provider of hydrogen power generation technologies on a £30 million equity placing. 

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30 June 2020

How to get your business out from under the COVID-19 debt mountain

Growth businesses face owing £105bn in debt because of COVID-19. Angus Grierson, Managing Director of LGB Corporate Finance, shows the various ways you can escape the debt mountain.

 

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22 June 2020

Caveat AIMptor - buyer beware

Ivan Sedgwick, Investments Director at LGB & Co. Limited, contributed to an article for ProActive Investors on the AIM market for investors.

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Contact us

Please contact Angus Grierson, Managing Director LGB Corporate Finance, to discuss your individual requirements and hear more about how our tailored approach and expert advice can take your business to its next stage of growth.

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