Compare Merchant Cash Advances

  • Merchant cash advances are designed for businesses that need an advance on their projected card sales
  • Below we compare a selection of specialist business finance provider that offer merchant cash advances to UK companies
  • Compare amounts and terms available and apply direct today

    Suppliers that don't offer Merchant Cash Advances but may offer suitable alternatives:

    • EJ Finance logo
      Broker

      EJ Finance

      • Application-to-offer within 24 hours
      • To be contacted within 3 minutes of applying
      • Access to over 200+ lenders, covering all sectors
      • Minimum Turnover
        £50,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 months to 10 years

      Company details

      • Application-to-offer within 24 hours
      • To be contacted within 3 minutes of applying
      • Access to over 200+ lenders, covering all sectors

      Eligibility criteria

      • Application-to-offer within 24 hours
      • To be contacted within 3 minutes of applying
      • Access to over 200+ lenders, covering all sectors
    • Funding Circle logo
      Peer To Peer

      Funding Circle

      • Funding Circle currently only offers CBILS and BBLS loans
      • Borrow £50,001 to £500,000 with the Government's CBIL scheme
      • Nothing to pay until 2022 - No upfront fees - No early settlement fees
      • Simple online application & decisions in as little as 5 hours
      • Minimum Turnover
        £200,000+ p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £50,001 to £500,000
      • Available Terms
        2 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Funding Circle, supporting small businesses for over 10 years
      • Used by over 57,000 UK businesses
      • All Funding Circle do is small business, as a result 9 out of 10 of their businesses would come back first next time

      Eligibility criteria

      • UK-based business - 3 years of trading history - Adversely affected by coronavirus
      • Loan primarily for trading in the UK
      • Annual turnover from £200K+ up to £45 million - Over 50% of turnover from trading activity (e.g. not from investments)
    • Swoop Funding logo
      Broker

      Swoop Funding

      • Your business must be trading for 12 months or more to apply with us
      • Simple, secure and speedy access to over 1,000 funding providers without affecting your credit rating
      • Experts in CBILS – borrow from £50k to £250k with no personal guarantee, no fees, no repayment for 12 months, no early settlement fee
      • Speak to Swoop's team of experts – five-star Trustpilot rated
      • Minimum Turnover
        £50,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £1,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 6 years

      Company details

      Eligibility criteria

    • Fluidly logo
      Broker

      Fluidly

      • Your business must be trading for 12 months or more to apply with us
      • Instantly see funding products your business is eligible for, from across the market (no credit checks)
      • A dedicated 5-star rated Funding Specialist on hand to support your application end-to-end (no hidden fees)
      • Range of products available including CBILS, unsecured loans and asset financing
      • Minimum Turnover
        £100,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £50,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 10 years

      Company details

      • Hassle free funding options within 30 seconds
      • Team of 5-star rated Funding Specialists are on hand to support your application
      • A range of products available including CBILS, unsecured and asset financing

      Eligibility criteria

      • Hassle free funding options within 30 seconds
      • Team of 5-star rated Funding Specialists are on hand to support your application
      • A range of products available including CBILS, unsecured and asset financing
    • Fleximize logo

      Fleximize

      • Voted "Best Business Finance Provider" at the British Bank Awards 2020
      • Industry-leading flexibility - top-ups, repayment holidays, no hidden fees
      • Interest charged on a reducing balance, repay early and only pay for the time you had the loan
      • Rates from 0.9% per month (10.8% per annum), with no additional fees
      • Minimum Turnover
        £60,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £5,000 to £500,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 4 years

      Company details

      • Voted "Best Business Finance Provider" at the British Bank Awards 2020
      • Industry-leading flexibility - top-ups, repayment holidays, no hidden fees
      • Interest charged on a reducing balance, repay early and only pay for the time you had the loan
      • Apply online in minutes, receive funds in as little as 24 hours.

      Eligibility criteria

      • Minimum annual turnover of £60,000 p.a.
      • Borrow between £5,000 and £500,000
      • Business activities must be UK-based and impacted by Covid-19
    • Portman Asset Finance logo
      Broker

      Portman Asset Finance

      • Business finance broker with specialist sector experience to offer fast and flexible finance solutions
      • Access over 40 leading UK business finance providers
      • Dedicated CBILS specialist account managers
      • Minimum Turnover
        £150,000+ p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £10,000 to £10,000,000
      • Available Terms
        Up to 5 years

      Company details

      • Business finance broker with specialist sector experience to offer fast and flexible finance solutions
      • Access over 40 leading UK business finance providers
      • Dedicated CBILS specialist account managers

      Eligibility criteria

      • Business finance broker with specialist sector experience to offer fast and flexible finance solutions
      • Access over 40 leading UK business finance providers
      • Dedicated CBILS specialist account managers
    • Nucleus logo

      Nucleus

      • Fast service - receive your funding in 24 hours
      • Unsecured and secured business loans
      • 7 products tailored to your business
      • Minimum Turnover
        £60,000 p.a.
      • Available Amounts
        £3,000 to £50,000,000
      • Available Terms
        3 months to 8 years

      Company details

      • Fast service - receive your funding in 24 hours
      • Unsecured and secured business loans
      • 7 products tailored to your business

      Eligibility criteria

      • Fast service - receive your funding in 24 hours
      • Unsecured and secured business loans
      • 7 products tailored to your business
    • Start Up Loans (British Business Bank) logo

      Start Up Loans (British Business Bank)

      • Interest rate of fixed 6% per annum
      • Receive business mentoring and support after drawing down your loan
      • No application fees or early repayment fees
      • Minimum Turnover
        No minimum
      • Available Amounts
        £500 to £25,000
      • Available Terms
        1 to 5 years

      Company details

      • Start Up Loans is a Not-For-Profit Company offering a finance and mentoring solution to start and grow a business
      • Start Up Loans have helped over 40,000 businesses get started in the UK
      • Free application support
      • Free post-loan business mentoring

      Eligibility criteria

      • Business is based in the UK
      • Trading for under 24 months
      • 18 years and over

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Merchant Cash Advance FAQ

Merchant cash advances are a form of lump sum cash advance provided to businesses based on their projected card expenditure. If you are considering a merchant cash advance, our selection of frequently asked questions below will provide you with important information to aid you in making a decision - just click on the question headings for a concise, helpful answer.

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