Seedrs will join a handful of leading alternative finance firms as the sole equity finance provider in an exclusive partnership with a new NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland programme for British SMEs called Capital Connections.
NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland business and commercial customers will benefit from an expanded panel of alternative lenders to which they can be formally referred if borrowing directly from the bank is not possible.
RBS has today committed to helping 2.5 million people in the UK each year to improve their financial capability.
RBS has executed a £1.1bn securitisation deal with Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS), which will allow the bank to recycle capital and increase lending to the sustainable or renewable energy sectors.
RBS has today announced a new £1 billion in funding through NatWest to support female entrepreneurs in the UK to scale and grow – the largest intervention by a UK lender focused specifically on female-led businesses.