Expansion capital is the money needed to expand the business. It refers to the capital or expense undertaken to expand the business to generate increased profit. Expansion capital includes funding for expansion into new markets, expansion overseas, new premises and more.


It can enable your business to:

The aim is to help your business grow as much as possible. A lender offering expansion capital will invest a sum of money into your business with the money paid back over an agreed period.

This form of funding is usually suited to businesses seeking to accelerate their growth without giving up control. Investors will typically plan for a three to five year holding period, but will invest for longer if it will help your business to grow. You could choose to appoint an external advisor to support you through the process, but not everyone chooses to do so.


Benefits of expansion capital