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Food and drink retailer

This long-established food and drink retailer was in search of funding to fuel its expansion plans. We were delighted to provide a business loan that would give it the funds it required to pursue its ambitions.

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Business expansion

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The opportunity

This long-established business supplies international food and drink to customers via its retail outlets, an online store and a wholesale operation. It was seeking a business loan to provide the funding it required to push ahead with its expansion ambitions.

Funding ambitions

This borrower was introduced to the LendingCrowd platform by commercial finance broker Funding Bay. Our teams worked together to deliver an affordable loan package that met the client’s needs and would enable it to put its expansion plans into action.

LendingCrowd was founded in 2014 to provide loans for small and medium-sized businesses throughout Britain. Limited companies and limited liability partnerships can apply for fast and flexible loans from £75,000 to £500,000 – find out more and apply direct at

Working in partnership

We understand that partnerships have an important role to play in bridging the funding gap faced by so many SMEs. That’s why we’re proud to have forged strong links with a growing community of commercial finance brokers and introducers. To find out how we can help, visit

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LendingCrowd is the trading name of Edinburgh Alternative Finance Limited, Company Number SC468392, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm reference number 670991). LendingCrowd and its products are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

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