Media finance

Bespoke finance facilities for the media sector

At Growth Lending, we have extensive experience of working with businesses across the media sector. Media is a fast-moving industry, and companies often need capital support to deliver their growth strategies, explore new opportunities and manage the pressures of their firms.

We want to work with your business to support its growth. The media sector has experienced unprecedented transformation over the past decade, but there is more change to come. New technologies and changing business models provide exciting opportunities for companies with the financial strength to move with agility and decisiveness. With our expertise in this sector, we can help you take advantage.

What is media finance?

Within any media organisation, it is necessary to have sufficient sources of funds to complete ongoing projects, as well as to expand. Media finance focuses on securing these funds to promote growth within the firm.

We specialise in:

  • Ad tech
  • Publishing
  • Digital agencies
  • Ad networks
  • Marketing technology
  • Data services

How we can help

We offer media businesses a range of different types of finance and we tailor our facilities to meet the sector’s specific needs. We can help your business to:

Key benefits of media finance

Our range of bespoke products offers many benefits, including:

  • A scalable release of working capital that reduces your accrued debt and increases monthly outgoings;

  • Increased cash flow for day-to-day expenses, investment and growth;

  • Faster payment of invoices to give improved control of cash flow (in turn, this may enable you to take advantage of supplier discounts for early payment of invoices or to tender for larger contracts);

  • Flexibility, including the option to vary your facility each month, depending on your requirements;

  • Support for mergers-and-acquisitions activity, as you pursue opportunities to grow even more quickly.

What our borrowers say

“Growth Lending understands our product, clients and business model immediately. Having the credit facility has been instrumental in enabling us to achieve 4x annual growth, while being profitable and without raising venture capital.”

Matthew Goldhill, founder and chief executive at Picnic Media

“KX Media [now part of Growth Lending] was able to tailor its offer to our requirements. The team was also knowledgeable about our industry and its specific payment intricacies.”

James Evans, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Jungle Creations

“We could see the growth in our business but needed to fund the working capital required to fulfil that potential. Strong relationships with key decision-makers at Growth Lending have enabled us to develop a collaborative partnership.”

Stephen May, chief financial officer at COPA90