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The only pub in the village
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Here at Watts Commercial Finance we work with clients of all Word of mouth, I believe, is the strongest form of advertising. That
shapes and sizes, from small sole traders to large multi million is why I am proud and delighted that so many of our customers
pound companies, with each one receiving the same world class and introducers have provided testimonials that you will see
levels of advice and customer service. This is what I firmly believe within this newsletter. Can I take this opportunity to thank them
sets us apart from the competition! for their kind words and their ongoing support.
In the past 12 months we have helped our commercial introducers So as we get into the tail end of 2007 and begin to look forward
and clients to achieve their business funding goals by providing: to 2008, my message is a simple one. If you or one of your
clients need to raise business finance, no matter how large
Commercial Mortgages or small, call us at Watts, safe in the knowledge that you will
Bridging Finance receive outstanding advice, excellent funding packages and as
mentioned above, world class customer service.
Thank you for taking time to read our newsletter and I look
Asset Finance forward to speaking and working with you in the near future.
Adverse Commercial Mortgages
Cash Flow Finance Phil Gray
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Make it happen with Quirky Kit Finance
What is “Quirky Finance”? Quite simply, it’s a breath of We’ve got a range of solutions to help you aquire assets
fresh air in the world of asset finance. Our asset financiers and equipment cost-effectively without depleting cash
like to break the mould by funding non-standard assets reserves. Businesses deserve bespoke finance packages,
that traditional lenders, such as banks, don’t like; in other from new-start companies to well-established concerns
words, ‘quirky kit’ that has little value on day two. Such that wish to upgrade, expand or relocate.
assets can include: technology, leisure kit, specialist
production machinery, specialist equipment, office If you’re equipping your
refurbishments and even 100% software. business with some unusual kit,
give Watts a call first. You’ll find
Making your money work harder for you . . . we’re Quite Keen on Quirky Kit
There are often more productive ways to use cash than and totally dedicated to helping
tying it up in capital expenditure. Quirky Kit Finance will you achieve your businesses
maximise your tax position and cash flow by helping aims.
you aquire assets to move your business forward, yet
keep precious capital. It may be quirky but it will have a
serious effect on your business.
Short Term Funder saves the only pub in the village!
Andy Brewer, a local hotelier from Llansteffan, South trading accounts. Andy’s first challenge was to take on a
Wales has secured six figure funding from our short term/ 12-month tenancy at the pub and establish good trading
bridging funders, enabling him to purchase the Farmers records before he even thought about a purchase.
Arms in nearby Llanybri and save what is the village’s only
Twelve months on and Andy, who has more than 25 years
pub from potential closure.
experience in the licensed trade, turned the pub’s fortunes
Andy, who owns the Sticks around. Wanting to move forward with a purchase quickly
Hotel, was urged by villagers he secured £160,000 from our short term/bridging funders
to buy the pub, as they feared to cover the main costs of property acquisition.
that it would close unless it
Andy Brewer commented: “Once we were in a position
went under new ownership. The
to buy the pub we wanted to move quickly and obtain
100-year-old public house was
agreement for the funds from the short term/bridging
previously owned by a private
funders. The Farmers Arms is a great community pub,
individual and run by a series of
with a Sunday carvery and a games room as well as a
managers. The Farmers Arms
great selection of beer and it would have been a real loss
had been underperformed for
to the village had it closed down.”
a number of years and as a
result did not even have proper
our lenders . . .
We now have a panel of over 40 Lenders and this grows weekly.
We will always place the case with a minimum of two lenders to get a balanced response
and for more complicated cases may use up to five lenders, to ensure we obtain the best
deal and a speedy sanction.
the things clients say about us . . .
” We were lookingO’Malley funds for our Nursery
which led Peter
to recommend Watts
Family and friends have also approached Watts
and again received excellent service.
We will continue recommending Watts and
hope to use Phil and Naomi again in the ”I sold my pharmacy business in South
future. Manchester in August 2006 but wished to
I can also recommend Phil as an excellent retain the freehold on the shop and flat above,
both extensively refurbished, in order to have
an ongoing investment from the rental return. I
approached Phil who I knew from his banking
days in Nantwich, as I thought he might help.
” Steve Jones refurbish me toshop. Wesecure
From the outset, Phil, Naomi and the team
took control and offered me several options in
refurbished the premises and provided new a very short space of time. Once decided on
income for the future by leasing this out. a plan of action, the deal was completed very
From start to finish we had excellent service quickly and efficiently with constant updates
and it was a pleasure to work with Naomi and from the team.
will look for further support from Watts in the The conclusion was a good one and I am now
looking to do a second property through Watts
- so who knows what will happen after that!!
PS - and we had a good laugh too!
” I was very impressed with the support I received Brendan Nyss BSc Pharm MrPharmS ”
from Watts in arranging the finance to make Pharmacist
the aquisition I was planning - I would certainly
recommend Watts to anybody involved in
making an aquisition. ”
the things we say about us . . .
Mortgages for all types of business finance Asset & equipment finance
We can arrange mortgages for any circumstances - designed We can help your business raise finance to buy equipment
around our clients needs. and assets and also release capital from existing assets.
Bridging finance Cash flow / trade finance
A way of raising funds very quickly - for those urgent and Our expertise can concentrate on structuring your working
potentially short-term financial needs. capital by ensuring funds are always going to be
available in your business account.
Refinance of commercial property
We will ensure you get the most appropriate deal, either Refused by the bank
owner occupier or commercial investment. As we are independent, we can approach
a wide range of lenders on your behalf if
Business finance you have difficult or unusual requirements.
We will find the best rates and most appropriate terms in the
market covering the entire range of options.
Commercial Finance Ltd
the things introducers say about us . . .
“I would not go to any other commercial lender - it will take a lot to surpass the support and
level of service provided by the whole team (a great effort!)”
Director of Green Mortgage Solutions Ltd.
“A recent remortgage on business premises took only three weeks from application to completion, exceeding
our clients’ expectations and resulting in further referrals. It was our aim, as a company, at the beginning of
the year to increase our volume of commercial business, as we felt it was a lucrative area of business we were
missing out on. To date, we are pleased to say that we have achieved this with the support of Phil and his
staff at Watts.”
Steve Jones - Jones and Poole
I have referred a number of clients to Phil and his team over I have referred several cases to Watts Commercial Finance within
the past year and I have been very impressed with the service. the last six months. On each occasion the cases have all been
They are prompt and courteous during the initial contact and progressed as quickly as possible. Both Phil and Naomi have
always keep me up to date with any developments in the case. worked proactively to resolve issues and have kept me updated
The feedback I have received from those referred has been very every step of the way, with weekly emails and telephone calls.
positive and I would definitely recommend the Watts team to When the cases have completed commissions have been paid
anyone. quickly and I have greatly enjoyed working with the team at Watts.
Peter O’Malley I would not hesitate in referring my clients to Watts in future as I
Director know they will receive a good class service in all areas.
Afford Astbury Bond LLP Neal Kinson
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