Do you need to finance a share buyback?


If you have distributable reserves that cover the purchase price but do not have cash available, then you can use private debt finance to fund the repurchase of shares. 


In particular, you can use private debt finance to fund:

An Equity release


The redistribution of shares to your management team

The buyout a VC or a PE to regain control of your company

Key features of private debt finance

Not financed by banks. Also, private debt instruments are not traded on the open market

Specialists in lending to tech companies that have raised money from investors

Ideally suited to fast-growing mid-market tech businesses

No covenants or personal guarantees

No dilution of equity

Cheaper than equity

Accessible in tranches

Quick to arrange (between one to three months)

Typical private debt finance terms


Typical Term    24-90 months

Amount            £10m+

Profitability       Profitable

Timescales      1-6 months

Types of private debt finance loans for leveraged share buybacks

MBO finance

Acquisition finance

Venture Debt

How working with a debt advisor and broker works


First off, we make it our business to understand all the nuances of standard (and non-standard) financing methods and funding sources.

Then, we do the legwork to identify the right mix of solutions to help you expand your business, leaving you free to focus on your day-to-day operations.

1. Introduction

Telephone Call
Discuss funding requirements
Request more information/data

2. Assessment

Information/data received
Fuse3 Underwriting
Fuse3 Assessment Tool

3. Term Sheet

Face2Face meeting on-site
Full term sheet issued
Term sheet review

4. Funding

Lender Offer
Loan Documentation
Drawdown Funds

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