Duke invests capital in profitable, long-term businesses. We offer a minimally dilutive solution that enables management teams to retain control and focus on growing their business without re-financing risk. We provide capital in exchange for interest distributions that fluctuate with future revenues and are truly aligned to our royalty partners. The distribution payable is reset annually, subject to a ceiling and a floor, according to your revenue performance.
Royalty Finance provides the key to becoming the master of your own business destiny.
The global pandemic has dealt yet another blow to business in general, and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in particular.
Even at the beginning of the year, the level of indebtedness across this community was untenable. To make matters worse, recent research has highlighted that a quarter of a million companies are at risk of collapsing under £35bn ($44bn) of unsustainable debt taken on during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is foreboding, to say the least.
operational control and a majority equity shareholding in a company where we have worked for most of our careers.
Stable revenues and EBITDA positive
Management desire to continue with the business
History of successful operations
No / low levels of debt or appetite to refinance
Not start-ups or tight margin business models
Well-defined uses for the capital received