Press Release

Well-known business advisor Debrett’s Private Finance and finance brokerage Liquidity Club have united into one entity. Now known as Debrett’s Private Finance, the business will offer clients a broader range of services by a strengthened team of professionals.

The combined offering has three services: Liquidity, Corporate Finance, and Private Equity:

  • Liquidity advises on working capital and growth capital solutions to corporates seeking short-term funding up to £5m;
  • Corporate Finance advises on larger, complex transactions such as corporate sales, purchases, buy-outs and fundraising;
  • Private Equity (“Debrett’s Private Equity”)offers direct investments of up to £0.5m from its own funds.

Debrett’s Private Finance is the financial services arm of Debrett’s, the institution founded in London in 1769. It is led by James England with other Partners comprising Darryl Eales (also the company’s Chairman), David Totney and Russell Martin.

James England said, “I am delighted to see this union between Debrett’s Private Finance and Liquidity Club. It allows us to offer a blend of services to clients who may be seeking debt funding, equity investments or advice on larger transactions. We have a hugely experienced team who work together brilliantly.

Being part of the ARMCO Portfolio gives us a unique position as a true one-stop-shop for SMEs. All portfolio companies put their clients first and foremost in all ways – I truly believe this is how business should be done”.

The ARMCO portfolio is a complementary group of property and finance businesses, established to offer clients a holistic service under one roof.  Services include specialist lending, property broking, cash flow financing, business loans, corporate support, tax advisory, land procurement and development, and insurance services. Clients include property developers and investors, SMEs, large corporates, elite sports people and HNWIs.  The portfolio is built on relationships not transactions.


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