Colin Burns

Director

Colin is funding specialist in our Debt Advisory Practice and is a fully qualified Chartered Banker and Green Finance Certificate holder. He joined Shaw & Co in 2018 having built his corporate finance career over 30 years in companies including Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group and Handelsbanken. He's arranged facilities in excess of £250m in over 20 MBO transactions including small owner-managed businesses and listed corporates.

Colin is entrepreneurially focused and at Shaw & Co he provides funding advice to UK SME clients in a range of sectors including manufacturing & engineering, automotive and logistics, TMT and leisure, tourism and sport.

During the Covid pandemic, Colin and his colleagues provided advice to over 700 clients needing CBILS funding. The debt funding Colin secures is typically used for corporate transactions including MBO’s, MBI’s, acquisitions and growth funding. His expertise also extends to assisting top tier banks in providing gap capital for their clients when their own credit appetite is restricted.

When Colin's away from the office, he likes to entertain his two grown children and relaxes by enjoying a round of golf or watching sport.

Deals 

Colin Burns

 has worked on

Amber Energy
Energy & Natural Resources
£1m
Raising debt funding
Caple
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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Baltimore Consulting
Professional Services
£ Undisclosed
Buying a business
Caple & HSBC
Lender
Buying a business
Buying a business
Myles Hamilton
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
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Care Visions Group Limited
Healthcare & Life Sciences
£ Undisclosed
Business funding
Triple Point
Lender
Business funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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Dunton Environmental
Energy & Natural Resources
£1.7m
Raising debt funding
Caple
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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EnSilica UK
Manufacturing & Engineering
£3.7m raised
Financing business growth
Caple
Lender
Financing business growth
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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Fundamentals Limited
Energy & Natural Resources
£ Undisclosed
Selling a business
Freedom Group
Buyer
Selling a business
Selling a business
Jim Shaw
Myles Hamilton
Colin Burns
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GT Academy Group Limited
Automotive, Transport & Logistics
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Lloyds Bank
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
Alexei Garan
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Home James Private Hire Limited
Leisure, Tourism & Sport
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Nucleus Commercial
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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JP Concrete Products Limited
Property & Construction
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Funding Circle & Nucleus
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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London Pumps Limited
Manufacturing & Engineering
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Natwest
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Myles Hamilton
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PPA Group Limited
Leisure, Tourism & Sport
£ Undisclosed
Raising debt funding
HSBC
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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Paxport Group UK Limited
Leisure, Tourism & Sport
£ Undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Barclays
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
Alexei Garan
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Rant Media Limited
Technology, Media & Telecoms
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Funding Circle
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Rick Martignetti
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Sinewave Energy Solutions Limited
Manufacturing & Engineering
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Nucleus Commercial
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Alexei Garan
Colin Burns
Myles Hamilton
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SkillCert
Professional Services
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Funding Circle
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Rick Martignetti
Colin Burns
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Specialist Glazing Projects Limited
Manufacturing & Engineering
£ undisclosed
Raising debt funding
Funding Circle
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Rick Martignetti
Colin Burns
Daisy Mackay
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Spinnaker International
Manufacturing & Engineering
£3m
Raising debt funding
Caple
Lender
Raising debt funding
Business funding
Colin Burns
Alexei Garan
Rick Martignetti
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