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Dec 2 2020

Corporate Finance activity in holiday park sector

Categories: Corporate FinanceLeisure

At EQ, we act as specialist holiday park advisers to the sector and are members of the British Homes and Holiday Park Association (BH&HPA). Despite the ongoing pandemic, we’ve seen a variety of activity within the sector over the last 6 months, particularly in relation to financing development or acquisitions. We’ve summarised the main themes more

Nov 24 2020

Supporting our clients, Peacehill Farming Limited

Categories: AgricultureCorporate Finance

Peacehill Farming Limited is a large and diverse family run company based in Wormit, Fife. The Forster family have farmed at Peacehill since 1926, now in the 4th generation, the business is run by Ross Forster in conjunction with his wife Emma and parents, Peter and Mary. We have acted for the family for over 20 more

Sep 23 2020

Regional Selective Assistance Funding

Categories: Corporate Finance

At this time of cashflow uncertainty, it’s worth looking at potential sources of finance both old and new. Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) has been available for a number of years, but it’s worth familiarising ourselves with it again. RSA funding is a discretionary grant aimed at helping projects that will create or protect jobs in more

Aug 5 2020

Bigger and Better

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it is that we should accept that change is the only constant in business life. Many businesses will be battered and bruised as they limp out of their economic slumbers but the question for all will be “what next?”. After discussions with many of our entrepreneurial clients, more

Aug 3 2020

Financing for the future

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBL) were introduced by the Government to support businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. The low rates of borrowing on the schemes and ease of access to the funding has resulted in large numbers of businesses accessing the money for a variety of reasons. more

Jul 31 2020

Cash is King – steps to take to preserve your cashflow

Categories: Corporate FinanceCOVID-19

As we come out of lockdown, businesses may need more working capital available to get back up and running. Coupled with holiday periods for loan and rental payments coming to an end, the pressure on cashflow will be huge. Businesses need to take control to preserve their cash and should consider the following: Debtor Control more

Mar 10 2020

Corporate Finance Deal Done!

Categories: Corporate Finance

Our corporate finance team were approached by a local sole practitioner accountant to assist with a family buyout of a filling station. It was initially agreed that EQ would operate on a non-compete basis to ensure that trust was built with the incumbent accountant. The transaction was being sought to deal with a combination of more