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SME Capital supports growth plans of Anthony James Insurance Brokers Limited

SME Capital are delighted to have funded Loughborough-based Insurance Broker, Anthony James, to support their recent business expansion plans.

Anthony James Insurance Brokers Limited are an independent Insurance Broker specialising in Commercial Cover for the Construction, Engineering, Leisure, Manufacturing & Retail & Supply Chain Sectors.

Established in June 2009 by CEO, Steve Boorman, Anthony James has established an experienced team of national brokers, covering a broad range of industry sectors, at a local level.

SME Capital’s bespoke funding package will support the business with its management restructure, focused on their ambitious growth plans for the future.

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Commenting on the announcement, Anthony James Insurance Brokers Limited CEO, Steve Boorman, said: “Anthony James have been growing dramatically in the last few years. This funding deal brings Anthony James to the next stage of our strategic development plan and allows us to support further business growth while remaining an independent regional broker and providing our clients with very personalised insurance services.”

Liudmila Matvievskaia, Finance Director at Anthony James, added: “It has been a pleasure to work with the highly professional team at SME Capital. A huge thank you to Stuart Watson and Jake Ramsden for their continuous support throughout the process. A special thank you to Lisa Botterill at Shakespeare Martineau LLP, who facilitated the legal aspect of the deal.

Stuart Watson, Regional Director for SME Capital, added “This was another excellent introduction from Stef at Goodman Corporate. Anthony James is a quality business and in a sector we know well. Thanks to all the management team (& particularly Liudmila) for their very professional approach throughout. We look forward to supporting their continued growth. Thanks also to Matt Ingram, Andy Kirkham and the team at Squire Patton Boggs.”

The arrangement was helped facilitated by Stefan Radymski of Goodman Corporate Finance.


If you would like to discuss growth financing in more detail or our wider funding capabilities do get in touch.

About SME Capital

SME Capital was founded to support the growing number of SMEs who face difficulty or frustration in accessing capital through traditional methods. We understand the importance of real and trusted relationships in the SME lending market and have dedicated Regional Directors based across the UK. By combining traditional lending expertise with the latest in data analytics, we are supporting established UK SMEs with their long-term objectives and business ambitions.

October 2022

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