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Featured insights, papers, news and resources. Keep up to date with the latest BZ insights.

BZ’s Exciting Growth Trajectory Sparks Head Office Move

16/02/2024

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Achieve More in 2024 Decoding Deal Dynamics

07/02/2024

Here, in our latest insights summary, we reflect on some of the key highlights from 2023 and explore the M&A trends that will shape the year ahead.

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The Art of the Corporate Carve-Out

19/12/2023

BZ's roundtable unveiled a wealth of knowledge and insights from leading industry experts into today's carve-out landscape. This paper is a timely resource for businesses seeking to navigate the complexities and practicalities of carve-out situations.

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BZ secures a landmark funding line to unlock increasingly price-competitive financing solutions

15/08/2023

BZ secures a landmark funding line to unlock increasingly price-competitive financing solutions

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BZ Industry Focus Paper - Driving Certainty In Uncertain Times 2023

09/08/2023

Welcome to the fourth in our series of BZ Industry Focus Papers, 'Driving Certainty In Uncertain Times.'

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BZ bolster London presence - Duncan Maybury appointed as Regional Manager

18/07/2023

BZ appoints Duncan Maybury as the new Regional Manager for London, further strengthening its presence in the region. This move reinforces BZ's commitment to delivering outstanding solutions for its clients, advisory network, and sponsors, in line with its growth strategy.

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Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2023

27/04/2023

Welcome to BZ’s first issue of our Quarterly newsletter. It has been a busy start to 2023 for the BZ team, with many exciting prospects arising in Q1. In this issue we will take you through an introduction to BZ, our recent rebrand as well as highlighting recent case studies and our regional team.

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BZ Unveils Dynamic New Brand

14/04/2023

BZ Unveils New Brand Reflecting Dynamic Strategic Vision from the company.

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Developing Talent

23/02/2023

We hear from two graduates, Erika Strelbicka and Lydia Iremonger, who have both taken their first steps into a corporate finance career with BZ.

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BZ supports acquisition of 13 Tile Giant branches

16/02/2023

BZ acted as lead funder in conjunction with Leumi ABL, responding quickly to support the acquisition out of administration and completing the transaction in under a week.

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Cem Yaslak appointed as Regional Director in London

01/02/2023

BZ has appointed Cem Yaslak as Regional Director – London, to spearhead further growth in the capital.

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BZ Industry Focus Paper – Steel 2023

18/01/2023

Welcome to the third in our series of BREAL Zeta Industry Focus Papers, ‘Recasting Steel – The Changing Role of the UK Steel Industry.’

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BZ supports rescue of Complete Business Solutions

16/01/2023

BZ is delighted to have supported existing client EVO Business Supplies in the acquisition of Complete Business Solutions Group (CBS) from administration helping secure more than 600 jobs across the UK

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Jeremy Stagg joins BZ as Director

10/11/2022

Jeremy Stagg joins BZ as a Director with a focus on asset based lending, signalling a new era of expansion.

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Experienced analyst Ross Stewart joins BZ

18/10/2022

Ross Stewart, an experienced PwC-qualified analyst, joins BZ as a credit analyst to build further growth momentum.

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BZ Mid-Market M&A Advisory Survey Report 2022

17/08/2022

Read the BZ Mid-Market M&A Advisory Survey Report 2022 to gain a deeper understanding of market dynamics, trends and activity levels for mergers and acquistions

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The 5R Framework for Turnaround Funding

11/08/2022

An extract of a larger article first published by the TMA, examining the role that asset-based lending plays in the context of the five key phases of the turnaround journey.

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BZ Half Year Review 2022

11/08/2022

BZ is breaking new records with their start to 2022, completing over £235 million of new facilities.

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BZ complete two landmark transactions

11/07/2022

BZ surpasses £300m client funds out with land two landmark transactions completed in June

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BZ appoints Michelle Titcombe-Rogers as Director, Credit Analysis

09/05/2022

This further signals BZ’s ongoing strategic moves in the ABL market, underpinning the intent to structure and deliver further complex multi-jurisdictional deals and syndicated transactions.

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BZ recruits Compliance Manager into new role created to underpin operational excellence

27/10/2021

BREAL Zeta has appointed Randy Bennett as Compliance Manager to create and implement a strong compliance and regulatory foundation.

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BZ wins ‘Best Structured Asset-Based Lending Solutions Provider’ award at the 5th annual M&A Awards 2021

15/10/2021

BZ claimed the award at the 5th annual M&A Awards 2021, hosted by Acquisition International.

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BZ appoints Hayden Macmillan as Structuring Director to support plans for significant growth

14/09/2021

BZ is pleased to announce the appointment of Hayden Macmillan as its new Structuring Director.

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BZ wins ‘Asset Based Lender of the Year’ at Real Deals Private Equity Awards 2021

13/09/2021

BZ is proud to have won the award at Real Deals Private Equity Awards 2021, the longest-running and most prestigious Private Equity awards in Europe.

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BZ appoints Adam Couzens as Portfolio Director to underpin strategic growth plans

15/06/2021

BZ has appointed Adam Couzens as Portfolio Director, as an integral part of the company’s plans to scale and write larger and more complex transactions.

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BZ Industry Focus Paper - Wholesale & Retail 2021

08/06/2021

Welcome to the latest in our series of BZ Industry Focus Papers, providing expert panel insights on the Wholesale and Retail sector.

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Networking & News in Lockdown

26/04/2021

With the bars and restaurants closed during the first 3 months of the year, we invited advisors and investors to taste some fine wines and extraordinary cheeses as an excuse to talk business.

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BZ Industry Focus Paper - Automotive 2021

18/02/2021

Welcome to the first in a series of BZ Industry Focus Papers, providing independent insight on the Automotive sector.

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Year End Review and 2021 Outlook

01/02/2021

At BZ, our team is proud to have achieved a number of key milestones that would have been considered highlights in any year and are all the more remarkable given the circumstances of the past 12 months.

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BZ appoints Associate Portfolio Director to strengthen team and further growth

29/10/2020

BZ, the specialist asset-based lender, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Martin Judd Dip.FDA, FLC as Associate Portfolio Director.

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Embracing the NEW Normal

16/09/2020

As the economic landscape continues to change and as discontinuity becomes default, we believe that the new environment will give opportunities for businesses to revisit their financing and capital needs building a platform to drive future growth.

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BZ bolsters growing team with key credit analyst appointment

17/08/2020

Charlie Hodgson has joined BZ in the role of credit analyst to augment the growing specialist asset-based lending (ABL) team.

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Half Year Highlights

12/08/2020

Whilst financial institutions have been inclined to look inwards and turn down the dial on new business, BZ has maintained an unrelenting focus on supporting the funding needs of UK businesses, supporting both current clients and developing new opportunities alike.

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BZ strengthens credit team with new analyst appointment

09/06/2020

Asset-based lending specialist, BZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Bryon as a Credit Analyst.

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BZ expands in the Midlands with key Regional Business Development Director appointment

01/06/2020

BZ has bolstered its team with the appointment of Regional Business Development Director, Geraint Regan.

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BZ appoints Kevin Yates as Risk Director in latest high profile move

14/05/2020

BZ, the UK asset based lending specialist, today announces the appointment of Kevin Yates as Risk Director, the latest of a string of key appointments.

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BZ appoints Robert Wakeford as Managing Director, UK Sales

12/05/2020

Asset based lending specialist, BZ, has appointed Robert Wakeford to the new position of Managing Director, UK Sales, the company announced today.

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Backing the present. Building the future.

30/04/2020

BZ is to expand its management team in May with two high profile senior appointments, both of whom will bring with them a wealth of industry experience.

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BZ announces expansion in the North West with key appointments

21/04/2020

BZ has expanded its footprint in the North West, with the appointments of Annabel Todd - North West Regional Business Development Director and Andrew Welden - Business Development Associate.

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