Financing Solutions

Financing Solutions

Access an extensive range of financing solutions and commercial lending to suit your business. Fund your growth in a cost-effective way while maintaining control of your business.

Venture Debt

Complement equity raisings with additional capital through flexible loans. Ideal for post-Series A scale ups.
  • Capital can be used for working capital and/or general corporate purposes
  • Helps avoid dilution of equity for founders and executives
  • Typically no financial covenant

Growth Loans & Credit Lines

Financing products tailored to the needs of small to medium sized businesses who are looking to accelerate growth.
  • Solutions that cover both short and long-term business objectives
  • Raise growth capital or free up working capital to help scale your business
  • A range of options that offer flexibility in loan amounts, repayment terms and withdrawals
  • Access Credit Lines to free-up liquidity for short- term working capital objectives
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Mezzanine Loan

A highly flexible loan for growth- and late- stage businesses with high and sustainable growth rates to be used as a complement or alternative to equity.
  • Long interest-only periods that may go up to maturity
  • Loan can be used for working capital, general corporate purposes, or acquisitions
  • May be complemented with senior SVB loans to provide a low blended cost of capital
  • Typically no financial covenant

Buyout Finance

Finance a buyout, merger or acquisition with our range of capital support options.
  • Available to financially stable medium businesses and large corporates
  • Use capital to support a bid from new financial sponsors
  • Lead arranger of senior cashflow and working capital facilities including first out unitranche facilities and recurring revenue solutions

Global Fund Banking

Loans specifically tailored to the unique requirements of Private Equity and Venture Capital firms looking to expand or grow their portfolio.
  • Benefit from a global network of over 2,500 private equity and venture capital firms
  • Dedicated and specialist private equity bankers
  • Extensive range of loans that can be adapted to your unique needs

SVB insights to help your business succeed

Read our signature research to understand how industries and investors are driving change, and how your business can benefit.

Understanding Venture Debt Financing in the UK


Case Study: Driving VC Funding in the UK


Case Study: From Seed Financing to Unicorn

We help support businesses at every stage

With over 35 years of experience, SVB UK has products, services and deep expertise that can help support your business as you strive to reach the next stage of growth.
svb startup banking
Core banking and financial services whether you are an early stage startup or scaling to Series A.


svb venture funded
Banking and financial services for managing cash flow and helping you gain traction to meet key milestones for Series B rounds and beyond.

svb corporate banking
Comprehensive banking and financial services to help your company scale, go global or plan for a buyout.