Business Investment opportunities
Here at BFS we regularly receive requests from SMEs for help in raising finance for expansion of the business or to fund the development of new products or entry into new business areas. In some cases a business loan may not be appropriate, particulaqrly where this puts a strain on cash flow. In such cases, because of our many contacts, we at BFS can look at taking clients down the Equity Investment route. This may be through our own Business Angel contacts or via one of the Crowd Funding platforms that we work closely with and who specialise in Equity Funding.
The following is a list of some of our client companies who require finance in the form of loans, investment or some form of debt finance to provide them with working capital and the means to grow the business. Please click on the appropriate section to display a web brief on any particular client. If you require further information or a copy of a particular business plan please call BFS on 0800 093 5240.
Solving the Parking Problem - Ref.: PS485 - NEW
We all know how difficult it can be to find a parking space in a busy town or city. The problem becomes worse if we have to do it on a regular basis, but there is a solution.
The Parking Spaces Rentals Business Ltd. (PSRB) is a peer to peer secure car parking spaces company operated via an online platform and offering the potential to overcome this problem, thereby tapping into a massive and currently little exploited market.
The vision is to solve the issue of a lack of long term secure parking spaces for businesses in town and city centres throughout the UK, and for the business to become the Airbnb of parking spaces. What makes the business special is that it will be focusing specifically on city and town centre secure parking, business hirers and long term continuous rentals.
Revenue is projected to grow from £240,000 in 2018 to £9.6 million in 2022 at which time there will be an EBITDA of £3.39 million. The company is now seeking investment of £250,000 to grow from the present proof of concept stage to a fully developed business. In return investors will be offered equity up to 10% on a pro-rata basis.
Rail safety - Investment in the next generation - Ref.: IV448 - NEW
Our client has developed what will be considered as a major step forward in terms of rail safety. The system, called Omniview, allows drivers to identify potential problems ahead in daylight or darkness. It can also be used in a forensic capacity to investigate ‘Incidents’.
In addition to OmniView, the Company is developing a heads up display system, known as iHUD, which projects video data, signalling information and train health data onto the cab windscreen in front of the driver, thus obviating the need for him/her to look away from the track ahead.
The Company believes that both OmniView and iHUD are unique. Substantial interest is already being shown by private and nationalised public transport operators, manufacturers of rolling stock and public transport vehicles and rolling stock owners both in the UK & overseas. Worldwide the market for Omniview is estimated at £3.2 Billion.
Our client now seeks investment of £250,000 to launch Omniview, with a second tranche of £250,00 to follow 6 months later to complete the development and launch of iHUD. In return investors will be offered an equity share.
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Growth Funding for Supply Chain - Ref: BN/380 - Completed
This company was incorporated in 2011 with the specific objective of bringing a fresh approach and new supplies at competitive prices to the European Leatherwork industries. Our client has already had significant success in this regard but now needs a capital injection of up to £100,000 over the next 6 months to grow the business and establish them as a major supplier. Revenue is forecast at £5 million by 2015/6 with EBITDA of £877K.
Secured Property Refurbishment Business - Ref: EL/357 - Completed
A well established property development business (over 30 successful transactions completed in the last 3 years), producing strong returns of between 12 - 40% per annum, now wishes to partner with investors to provide access to the residential housing market on a non-pooled, project specific basis.
Beauty Products Wholesaler & Retailer - Ref: BW/352 - Completed
Our client is a long-established supplier of hair, beauty, toning, fitness, nail & health products. Investment of up to £300,000 is sought to supplement existing funding lines to source additional stock to meet increased seasonal demand for Xmas and rising demand from retail customers. The funding will also allow our client to enter new markets and expand into new product lines.
Unique Gig/Sports Event viewing system - Ref: AR/375 - New
Our clients have developed a system allowing videos of Music Gigs and sporting events to be viewed on various media from Mobiles to Smart TVs. This is not new, you might say, but it is! The events will be shot on multiple cameras in HD sound and vision but the viewer chooses which camera output they want to watch at any one time. What's more they can switch seemlessly between cameras at any time. The Videos will be available via an App that is already developed. Our client is seeking an initial investment of £100,000 to launch the productt. Being internet based, This business will have a strong international element.with interest already being shown by major players in the USA.
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