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Show me the money: the ins and outs of funding for fast growth businesses

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The Belfry Hotel & Resort

Lichfield Road

Wishaw

B76 9PR

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In the latest of our series of insightful events aimed at the owners and management teams of scale-up businesses, Smith & Williamson shines a light on the area of ‘Finance…to Scale’. We will provide a practical guide to the who, why, what, when and how of securing funding for your scale-up business.

What will be covered:

  • Types of funding

  • Ease of access

  • Potential costs

  • Key considerations

  • The route map to exit


During this high impact, high energy session, you will hear from people who will share their expertise, knowledge and experience.

Iain Lownes, has over 15 years of experience in leading corporate finance transactions for clients.

James Uffindell is CEO and founder of Bright Network. James is a serial entrepreneur with experience of starting, scaling and exiting high growth businesses. He is currently in the process of scaling Bright Network - a media technology business that connects the world’s best graduates with leading employers.

Plus, we’ll be putting your questions to our esteemed panel of experts,

representing well-known sources of finance.

1. ThinCats — Damon Walford, Chief Development Officer

2. YFM Equity Partners — Charlie Robinson, Investment Director

3. Santander UK — Debbie Partridge, Relationship Director

4. Smith & Williamson — Iain Lownes, Corporate Finance Director


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08:00 - 08:30 - Registration and refreshments

08:30 - 08:40 - Welcome, Ray Abercromby, Partner, Business Tax Services, Smith & Williamson LLP

08:40 - 09:10 - Scale-up funding — the debt versus equity conundrum, Iain Lownes, Director, Corporate Finance, Smith & Williamson Corporate Finance Ltd

09:10 - 09:30 - Raising equity for high-growth businesses, James Uffindell, CEO & Founder Bright Network

09:30 - 10:30 - Structured panel discussion and open floor Q&A Chaired by Ray Abercromby, Partner, Business Tax Services, Smith & Williamson LLP

10:30 - 11:30 - Refreshments and networking



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United Kingdom

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