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Musings on corporate finance, fund raising, debt capital and other matters

“Non-dilutive financing is the type of capital acquisition that does not require you to give up shares of your business”,
- Scott Shane, Case Western Reserve University

Dilutive financing may be common place and expected in the world of technology start-ups. But for a regional family run business, the idea of having to give up some ...

In December 2017, Altimapa successfully secured a 5-year term, 50 million Euro financing for a leading consumer lender in Finland.

Company Background

Our client was set up in 2010 in Finland and provides instalment consumer loans in ...

The USP of Alternative Finance: Flexibility

Stay committed in your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.

Looking for funding from a bank is a well-trodden process. However, whilst the banks provide a useful source of affordable finance and their ‘off the shelf’ product works for many businesses, sometimes a company needs a bespoke product. This flexibility is especially useful if ...

Altimapa Top Terms

Finance is full of jargon and technical terms. Here, in this guide, are definitions of the most commonly encountered terms in the world of alternative finance.

Alternative Finance: A broad term to describe the proliferation of channels, companies and instruments that have emerged outside the realm of the traditional financial system. It is most commonly ...

Case Study: Renewable Energy Technology and Developer

In August 2017, Altimapa successfully secured an £8 million, 5-year term loan for a renewable energy technology provider. This represents our second project and growing specialism within the sector.

Company Background

Our client is a technology provider ...

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