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Navigating the complexities of financing and securing the best financing options for your business can be challenging.

At Atkinson Crehan Law, we provide objective and independent advice to help you make informed decisions about your financing needs. Whether you’re a startup seeking initial funding or an established business looking to expand, our experienced legal team is here to support you.

Comprehensive Financing Advisory Services

We understand that securing financing is a crucial aspect of your business’s growth and stability. Our team offers comprehensive advisory services to guide you through the process, ensuring you understand all your options and choose the best path forward.

Exploring Financing Options

There are various financing options available, each with its own set of benefits and considerations. We help you explore and evaluate different financing sources, including:

Bank Loans: Traditional bank loans are a common financing option for businesses. We assist you in understanding the terms, interest rates, and repayment schedules, ensuring you choose a loan that aligns with your business’s financial goals.

Equity Financing: Selling shares of your company to raise capital can be an effective way to secure funds without incurring debt. We provide advice on the implications of equity financing, including shareholder agreements and investor relations.

Venture Capital and Angel Investors: For startups and high-growth businesses, venture capital and angel investors can provide significant funding. We help you negotiate terms and prepare necessary documentation to secure investment.

Government Grants and Subsidies: Various government programs offer grants and subsidies to support business growth and innovation. We assist you in identifying eligible programs and preparing applications to maximise your chances of securing funding.

Negotiating Financing Terms

Negotiating favourable financing terms is critical to ensuring your business’s financial health. Our legal team is skilled in negotiating terms with lenders, protecting your interests, and securing the best possible terms. We help you navigate discussions on interest rates, collateral requirements, covenants, and repayment terms.

Preparing and Registering Security Documentation

Proper documentation is essential when securing financing. We prepare and register all necessary security documents, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and protecting your assets. Our services include drafting loan agreements, security agreements, and registering liens or mortgages.

Risk Management and Compliance

Understanding and managing the risks associated with financing is crucial. We provide advice on risk management strategies and ensure your financing arrangements comply with all relevant laws and regulations. Our goal is to minimise potential legal issues and safeguard your business’s financial stability.

Ongoing Support and Legal Advice

Financing needs can evolve as your business grows. We offer ongoing support and legal advice to help you adapt to changing financial circumstances. Whether you need to refinance existing debt, raise additional capital, or restructure your financing, our team is here to assist you every step of the way.

Personalised Legal Services

Every business has unique financing needs, and we provide personalised legal services tailored to your specific situation. From initial consultation to finalising agreements, our dedicated team is committed to helping you achieve your financial goals.

Expertise You Can Trust

With extensive experience in business financing, our firm offers valuable insights and practical advice. We are dedicated to providing high-quality legal services that meet your specific needs and support your business’s success.

Secure the best financing options for your business with expert legal guidance. Contact Atkinson Crehan Law today to schedule a consultation and secure the legal expertise you need for your financing needs.


22 Oxford Street, Richmond, Nelson
New Zealand

+64 3 543 8601



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