Simple, transparent
fund financing

Our expert team has a strong track record of supporting investment firms, private equity, and funds, providing over £595m in structured facilities to date. 

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Business finance built for your fund

If you’re looking for fast, bespoke debt finance to expand your investment activities, we’re here to help. Whether it’s subscription/capital call facilities, hybrid facilities, liquidity facilities, or NAV financing and more, we’re on hand to create the right fund finance solution for your firm, with debt ranging from £1m to tens of millions.

A range of facilities within one team

We have the in-house capabilities to understand each funds’ strategy – from asset level to fund level – offering the full spectrum of fund finance facilities within one team.

This includes NAV financing, liquidity lines, capital call facilities, umbrella loan-on-loan facilities and more.  

We’re trusted by the leading firms

We’ve partnered with some of the UK’s leading firms, delivering upwards of £595m in facilities to funds across the country.

Trusted clients include RM Funds, ICG-Longbow, Bluegem Capital Partners, FORE Partnership, Hilltop Credit Partners and RAW Capital Partners. 

Truly sector and fund agnostic

Our experienced fund specialists have worked across a whole host of industry sectors.

But we’re not just sector agnostic, we work with all types of funds too, including credit, private equity or secondary funds, irrespective of size or vintage. 

Bespoke facilities tailored to your firm

We appreciate that every fund has its own complexities and unique characteristics.

That’s why we design facilities around your requirements, offering a broad range of deal sizes, lending structures and repayments terms, tailored to your firm. 

How are we making a difference?

By providing fund finance across a number of sectors, we’re supporting firms that help to drive the country’s economy forward.

From sustainable business to innovative asset management firms, we’re thrilled to have partnered with some of the UK’s most impactful companies. 

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£ funded in the sector to date

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fund finance facilities

Tailored finance to help your firm grow

We build our specialist loans with your firm front and centre. That means no inflexible and inefficient finance facilities, no-time wasting and no ambiguity. 

QUICK ACCESS TO CASH

Get funded faster

Time is of the essence when it comes to financing, especially when it comes to large-scale investments.

With OakNorth, funds can be with you in a matter of weeks, not months, so you can achieve your objectives without losing momentum or facing a large opportunity cost. 

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The deal showcases the breadth of the OakNorth team’s understanding of the fund finance space, ability to provide a bespoke facility, and the bank’s overall speed – a truly unparalleled experience to see a lender turn around a deal in just a few weeks.
Emilio Di Spiezio Sardo, Co-founder of Bluegem Capital Partners

HIGHLY CUSTOMISED SOLUTIONS

Tailor your finance to your future

Specialty finance deals tend to have a lot of moving parts, with plenty of scope for things to evolve.

A key part of our offering is bespoke facilities, which mean your firm isn’t restricted by off-the-shelf products. 

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We chose OakNorth because as a bank that lends to lower mid-market businesses across the UK, the team have an in-depth understanding of the complex financing needs of businesses, as well as how best to structure loan facilities for different sectors.
Pietro Nicholls, Portfolio Manager at RM Funds

A TRANSPARENT PROCESS 

Meet key decision makers

Traditional banks leave you waiting weeks or months for answers.

We involve you throughout the process so you know where you stand at every step of the journey. 

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The team were on hand to answer any questions we had morning, noon or night, and their knowledge of both the real estate and fund management sectors gave us the confidence that we’d found the right funding partner.
Basil Demeroutis, Managing Partner at FORE Partnership

EXPERTS THAT UNDERSTAND BUSINESS GROWTH

Reach success with the right people

With years of experience working with funds, lenders and investment managers, our debt finance team has the know-how to help you expand your assets.

Working closely with you, our award-winning experts will invest time in making your investments a success.

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OakNorth knows the needs of sophisticated investors, and with property comprising a significant portion of their own lending portfolio, they have a deep understanding of the underlying asset class. This sets OakNorth apart from many of the other banks on the market.
Paul Oberschneider, CEO at Hilltop Credit Partners
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We are delighted to be partnering with OakNorth on this loan facility; they have provided a tailored solution which will support the investment in new loan opportunities to meet our business needs, while executing the transaction in the timeframe we required.

Jack Perry, Chairman of LBOW
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Fund your next move today

If you have a clear vision for growth, we can make it happen.
Speak to a member of our team today.

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Case studies

Other sectors, Speciality finance

Hilltop Credit Partners – finance to support the launch of its new lending platform

Tuesday February 15th, 2022

In Dec 2021, we increased an existing funds finance deal with Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding partner for small and mid-sized residential property developers and housebuilders. 

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Real estate

RAW Mortgage Fund – supporting a specialist fund providing buy-to-let property loans

Tuesday February 15th, 2022

In February 2021, we increased an existing facility of £20m to £40m with RAW Mortgage Fund, a specialist fund providing buy-to-let property loans against residential real estate in the UK.

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FAQs

We only work with funds with a UK nexus, which means firms connected to the UK and still includes UK companies working overseas, for example. 

We only lend in pound sterling. 

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