Raising finance

Raising finance can bring your business plans to life, whether you’re aiming for growth, acquisition or management buyout.

But it’s no easy task to find the right financier and win them over – especially when you have a business to run.

That’s where PEM Corporate Finance comes in. We’ve been helping businesses raise finance for over a decade. Because of this, we’re connected with banks, private equity companies and alternative funders – and we know what makes them tick.

But we’ll give you more than just a foot in the door. Our team will support you at every step of the fundraising process, from crunching numbers to backing you up in the boardroom.

“Our expectations were met 100%. The team are very straightforward, honest and insightful.”

Simon Barton, Finance Director on raising private equity finance for Bourn Hall Ltd

How we’ll help you raise finance

We can help you raise finance for:

  • Growth / development capital
  • Buying a business
  • Management buyouts
  • Share sales
  • Refinancing

We specialise in supporting owner-managers, but we’re not limited by deal size. We’ve raised a variety of financing, from small business loans to middle market private equity.

We’ll tailor our process your needs and the financiers. But to help you understand what to expect, here’s a general overview of our process:


We’ll meet with you to learn more about your business and guide you through your options for bank or equity financing. We’ll agree on a scope and explain the fee up front.

Deciding on financing

We’ll discuss your company’s goals in detail, so we can make sensible suggestions. We’ll help you understand the risks and benefits of each option, as well as how to protect shareholder value.

Finding a financier

We’ll introduce you to active financiers who’re a good match, and ensure you’ve got their attention.

Preparing documents

We’ll help you prepare a convincing business plan and funding proposal. If you need, we can back these up with a business valuation and financial projections.


Having spent 50+ years making corporate deals, we know our way around the boardroom as much as a spreadsheet. With our coaching and support, you’ll ace the presentation and hold your own in any negotiation.


We’ll manage the fundraising process to completion, ensuring you have time for business as usual. We can also bring in trusted partners to deal with any legal and tax work.

Our support doesn’t stop there though. We’ll keep touching base to ensure things are running smoothly with your new partner, whether it’s a private equity firm, bank, or alternative funder.


“PEM Corporate Finance helped us present the company and approach the bank in the best way.”

Smuts Beyers, CEO on raising commercial finance for Nexus Strategic Partnerships


Let’s talk about raising finance

Get in touch for an informal chat with a member of our team. We’ll be happy to discuss your reasons for raising finance and your options. Remember, every call is confidential.