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Breakfast seminar: Debt funding beyond the bank

As part of their plans for 2019, Altimapa Capital aims to hit the £200mn milestone of funds raised. We will officially launch this effort later this month at a breakfast seminar run in partnership with Law Firm of the Year 2018 - Mills & Reeve. The event will be an opportunity for businesses to learn about the private debt market, how to access it and the availability of capital that suits their specific requirements.

New Year Round-up and Outlook

2018 has been a challenging but rewarding year for Altimapa and many of its clients. While we’ve seen a decrease in the overall number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) exploring funding opportunities, we have worked with many businesses taking advantage of uncertainty in the economic landscape by setting in motion bold plans for growth.

Breakdown of a Term Sheet

In essence, a term sheet outlines the terms, conditions and covenants of a debt transaction between a company and an investor. Each term sheet contains the full legal name of the issuer and the jurisdiction of incorporation. The term sheet is a valuable tool to gauge whether the level of agreement between two parties is ...

A path to growth in special and stressed situations

In the wake of House of Fraser’s fall into administration this month, its suppliers have been left with a sizable hole to fill following the restructuring of the department store’s debt. This is one example of a recent glut of household-name retailers failing due to changing market conditions, while the collapse of Carillion ...

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 ...