Cavendish offers a full equity fundraising service, including:

  • Fundraising capability from c£5m to £100m
  • Support for early stage companies (not start-ups) as well as mature companies
  • Consider fundraising for positive situations (growth/development capital) and negative situations (to reduce debt)
  • In-depth knowledge and relationships with all types of equity investors – Venture Capital firms, Private Equity firms, High Net Worth individuals/families and Corporates
  • We ensure appropriate investors are approached for each fundraising exercise, taking into account the specific characteristics of business and opportunity
  • We have a strong understanding of what investors look for as we have arranged and closing transactions as a principal – structures, pricing, returns, valuations, sectors, management issues,exit options
  • We approach the deal as an investor would to ensure all issues addressed upfront to reduce the execution risk once the fundraising process has began
  • We aim to ensure that there is competitive tension throughout the process so the optimum deal is negotiated for the client

The Cavendish fundraising process

Cavendish provides a “hands on” approach to capital raising. Our offering includes:

  • Review and revise business plan and financial projections to ensure they are robust
  • Provide advice on valuation and how it can be maximised
  • Prepare and co-ordinate due diligence information
  • Prepare and revise management presentation
  • Pre-qualify appropriate investors
  • Pre-market select investors
  • Prepare and distribute business plan
  • Obtain access to key financial and strategic investors globally
  • Organise and schedule investor meetings
  • Schedule due diligence sessions
  • Co-ordinate key advisors (legal, accounting etc.)
  • Negotiate terms of investment with lead investors
  • Organise investor syndicate
  • Complete closing and funding mechanics