Why Blueray Capital
Blueray Capital is an award-winning commercial finance specialist providing cost-effective business finance solutions to established UK businesses to help them achieve their growth & development goals. We partner with over 100 funds, banks and institutions, many of whom are not accessible directly, to save our clients time and money.
Residential Development Finance for new build, heavy or light refurbishment and development exit. We can accommodate development loans for most residential or mixed use schemes from £500k to £25m in England, Wales and mainland Scotland. Terms vary, typically 70% LTV, 80% LTC from 12-36 months with competitive rates from 6.5% to 10%. Experience preferred. Detailed planning permission required before property development loans may be drawn down.
Commercial Development Finance for office, industrial and retail; new build and refurbishment schemes across the UK, from £500k to £10m over 12-24 months. Terms vary, typically LTV 70%, 85% LTC with competitive interest rates from 8%. Experienced developers only. Detailed planning permission required before commercial property loans may be drawn down.
Renewable Energy Finance for biomass facilities, anaerobic digestion plants and solar farms in England. New build and refinance available for operational units from £1m to £25m. Ofgem tariff guarantee and RHI accreditation required. Renewable finance terms vary but typically 90% LTC and 70% LTV.
Bridging Finance to cover most short-term funding situations, across the UK, from £250k to £25m from 3 months to 3 years. Wide range of sectors including residential investment property, commercial, mixed use and leisure. Terms vary, typically 50% to 70% LTV with rates from 7%. Property security required. Flexible ownership/structures.
Mortgage Finance available from £500k to £15m for acquisition, refinancing and investment scenarios, across England & Wales from 3 to 30 years, with fixed and variable options. Commercial mortgages, semi-commercial and residential mortgages. Loan terms vary, typically to 75% LTV with market leading rates from 4.1% for semi-commercial.
Asset Finance Solutions available from £50k to £3m for companies across the UK to lease or hire purchase hard and soft assets. Purchase new or refinance existing equipment to grow your business quicker at lower risk. Asset based lending is available for most capital expenditure such as aviation, equipment, plant & machinery, technology, vehicles, recycling & renewables. Asset backed lending enables businesses to avoid unnecessary cash flow strain with repayment periods from 1 to 5 years.
Invoice Finance is available from £50k to £3m for companies across the UK. Either selective invoice funding or via a confidential invoice discount facility. Receivables financing is a valuable option for businesses faced with lengthy payment cycles. Once registered, advance payment, typically from 70% to 85%, may be received on the same day. Direct links to accounting systems such as Sage, QuickBooks, Opera, TasBooks, NAV and Xero open up confidential invoice discounting of the entire ledger.
Trade Finance available for UK Companies with £500k+ annual sales to access global and domestic markets without suffering a cashflow penalty. Structured trade finance is available via a revolving line of credit to £1m. More complex international trading scenarios to £10m are also covered. Export finance terms vary, typically 30-180 days credit with up to 90% advance. Trade finance covers most finished goods, stock and raw materials, in multiple currencies, across low/medium risk territories.
Working Capital Loans from £50k to £500k from 6 months to 5 years available for established businesses across the UK, trading more than 2 years. Business finance via unsecured business loans are ideal short term finance options for growth & expansion, cashflow stability, to acquire new assets, refurbish premises or hire staff. Large business loans are at competitive rates and available quickly. Director personal guarantees are typically required.
Acquisition Finance from £500k to £10m up to 5 years available for UK companies involved in strategic development. Debt financing is either secured via property or other unencumbered assets or cashflow-based on an EBITDA multiple. Business acquisition financing, management buyout funding (MBO finance) or company recapitalisation is usually via senior debt finance with a first charge over property, financial assets and the business itself. The acquiring party or management buyout team will need to contribute financially to the deal.
Angel Investment Blueray Capital investor partners have made angel investments in over 50 companies, several of which have achieved profitable exits. Our preferred sectors, portfolio and investment criteria are shown here. We are connected with various Angel syndicates, Funds and VC firms which enables us to participate in larger rounds. With our considerable experience in scaling startups and growing international businesses, we provide valuable hands-on expertise, mentoring and guidance, often as non-executive directors or board advisors to early stage businesses.
Crowdfunding Equity Blueray Capital is delighted to partner with Seedrs, the UK’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. Seedrs brings an extensive institutional network of anchor investors: VCs, Family Offices and Investment Funds. Over £500m has been invested in more than 730 transactions. Raise the capital you need via one of Europe’s largest investor communities, while engaging your network to build a group of passionate investors. Blueray Capital can help accelerate the process and simplify the path to investor success.
Sell Your Business A common thought process for many company owners is how to sell my business and achieve a successful exit? This is especially true for private, small and medium-sized, owner-managed and family businesses. For most owners a company sale is a once in a lifetime event and so maximising that value creation opportunity is important. If you want to sell your business this year or wish to prepare your company for sale in the future, please get in touch with Blueray Capital for a confidential discussion.