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Business finance

The changing face of the care home sector

Tuesday February 20th, 2024

AUTHOR: MIKE TIERNEY, DIRECTOR OF DEBT FINANCE   With one-in-six scale-ups in the UK operating within the health and social care space*, at Oaknorth we’re proud to stand behind a sector that supports others. Since our inception in 2015, we’ve witnessed the transformation of such a vital industry from basic facilities for the elderly to […]

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Business finance

How private equity loans are shaping OakNorth’s loan book

Monday February 12th, 2024
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Our Debt Finance team work on all kinds of loans, including more and more sponsor-led private equity deals. These joint effort loans have been a growing part of Director of Debt Finance Stuart Blair’s work, who looked back on the range of businesses he’s helped to support.   At OakNorth, we’ve seen a huge growth in […]

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Business finance

Boosting growth from the home counties to the North West with OakNorth private equity deals

Monday February 12th, 2024
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Our lending extends to all sorts of companies located across the country, led by members of our team with expert industry knowledge. Having worked on many of our private equity-backed loans, our Director of Debt Finance Stewart Haworth looks back on some of the businesses we’ve helped to support.   I’m pleased to have contributed to […]

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Business banking

Navigating the complexities of business banking with Omaze’s VP of Finance, Amit Lakhani

Monday February 12th, 2024

In our recent webinar, Sam O’Connor, General Manager of Transaction Banking, and Kristjan Kaar, Chief Product Officer, explored the challenges faced by mid-sized, growing businesses in the UK when dealing with traditional banks, and how OakNorth is breaking the mould. They were also joined by Amit Lakhani, VP of Finance at Omaze and an OakNorth […]

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Property trends: Underappreciated assets to get excited about in 2024

Thursday February 8th, 2024

After another year of challenges within the property sector, how are property developers and investors feeling about 2024? And due to the ever-changing landscape, where is the untapped potential within the sector?   In our recent webinar, Priya Chauhan, Debt Finance Director at OakNorth shed light on the underappreciated assets that are expected to experience […]

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Navigating the 2024 property landscape: Join OakNorth’s webinar

Tuesday January 23rd, 2024
Navigating the 2024 property landscape

Discover insights and opportunities for the property industry in 2024 at our upcoming webinar on Tuesday 30th January at 12 noon. Led by Debt Finance Director, Priya Chauhan, this exclusive 30-minute session will provide valuable insights into the state of the market and highlight which undervalued assets might be worth considering for growth in 2024.  […]

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